Geospatial Scientist

Raleigh, NC

  • Career Level

    Mid-Senior Career

  • Department

    Client Services

  • Employment Type


Are you excited about the possibility of bringing your GIS/geospatial experience to the commercial drone industry? Do you have expertise in several major geospatial platforms (ESRI, ENVI, PCI, GRASS, RemoteView, etc.)? Are you proficient in Spatial and/or Temporal Statistical Modeling? Have you worked with advanced sensors such as BGNIR, LiDAR, thermal and hyperspectral As a Geospatial Scientist, you will work with the data services team at a pioneer in the commercial drone industry!

At PrecisionHawk, we’re building technologies that change the way we view and interact with the world. Our teams consistently push the boundaries of what’s possible with drone technology, and we pride ourselves on finding new ways to process data to solve real global problems. How would you utilize your experience at PrecisionHawk? Here are a few examples of what you can expect to do and learn:

  • Utilizing Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and associated software to produce, display, and analyze geographic information
  • Developing research strategies for discovery projects with clients
  • Using the latest geospatial innovations to propose R&D software solutions that accommodate emerging trends in data quantity and quality
  • Automating processes through scripting (Python, ArcPy, IDL, etc.)
  • Designing and testing algorithms and conducting prototyping to evaluate possible scenarios leveraging computational and statistical techniques for the development of novel approaches for high-throughput geospatial data analyses
  • Working collaboratively with interdisciplinary scientists internal and external to PrecisionHawk, organizing challenging problems, developing new solutions, and working with business and development teams to ensure these solutions deliver value

If you are excited about applying your remote sensing, mathematics, statistics, spatial statistics, geoinformatics, or environmental modeling background to real world applications let us know and apply today!