Remote Sensing Data Scientist (masters)
Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™ is seeking a Remote Sensing Data Scientist to join our global Data Science and Informatics group working on predictive analytics for digital agriculture. If you are interested in analyzing one of the largest collections of farm data; optimizing management practices for one of the largest farming operations; or developing analytical solutions that will enable next generation of genetics/crop-protection/farm-management-practices for millions of farm-acres across the globe, our opening for Remote Sensing Data Scientist is your opportunity. At Corteva Agriscience™, you’ll become part of an interdisciplinary, global work environment in which you will operate as remote sensing data scientist who will collaborate with senior data scientists to deploy state-of-the-art methods in remote sensing, data science and artificial intelligence to mine critical problems spanning multiple segments of the organization. Your strong technical background in machine/deep learning, statistics, data manipulation and visualization, will enable you to gain insights from a wide array of structured and unstructured datasets. You will play a major role by expediting & driving innovation in agriculture technology. Working closely with data scientists, data engineers, researchers and business collaborators across the organization, you will develop and deploy sophisticated end-to-end solutions on a wide range of problems in digital agriculture. This will require excellent interpersonal communication skills and an aptitude for building networks, within and outside the company.Qualifications: PhD or MSc in a quantitative data science discipline3+ years of work experience post MSc.Good understanding of remote sensing fundamentals, data science algorithms & statistics.Experience in the implementing and optimizing machine-learning algorithms.Experience in dealing with large scale spatio-temporal data, preferably on a cloud or high-performance computing environment.Expert programming skills in Python, R and C/C++ with the ability to quickly create prototype solutions on Unix / Linux / Cloud platforms using open source tooling and libraries as necessary.Experience with deploying prototype solutions on Google Earth Engine will be preferredExcellent interpersonal, verbal and communication skills and a can-do attitude with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced dynamic environment.Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to work as part of a global team and, at times, independently while appropriately prioritizing tasks. We are excited to announce that Corteva Agriscience™ is the name of the new Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™. We are bringing together DuPont Crop Protection, DuPont Pioneer and DowAgroSciences to create a market-shaping, standalone agriculture company with leading positions in seed technologies, crop protection and digital agriculture. We will work across the global agriculture value chain to create a more efficient food system. At Corteva Agriscience™, we seek to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume. This means we will help rejuvenate the agricultural ecosystem to support people and the planet and to ensure progress for generations to comeApply for this job.