Data Scientist

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Data Scientist

Data Scientist with PhD and agriculture/ crop science domain experience is needed to support data driven crop insights at global scale from remote sensing, proximal sensing, grower data and other relevant geospatial datasets for a dynamic company.  This is a long term contract position budgeted for at least a year (+) with potential to convert to full-time.  Candidate will initially work remote, but will need to work on-site once the virus clears. Due to contractual obligations, candidate must be on our W2. PhD is highly preferred; Candidates from Big 10 schools or Washington University are encouraged to apply.

Requirements for the Data Scientist:

  • PhD degree in Agronomy, Geography, Remote sensing, Hydrology, Atmospheric Science or a related discipline
  • Solid working knowledge of irrigation management and technologies and science concepts
  • Strong coding skills
  • Experience with remote sensing applications in agriculture
  • Experience with GIS and remote sensing software packages

Preferred Qualifications for the Data Scientist: (considered a plus)

  • Industry experience developing or deploying data products in agriculture/ crop science environment
  • Experience in evaluating and refining technology through in-field testing.
  • Experience with ML applications in agricultural and or crop science domain
  • Experience in mass processing and analysis of remote sensing data.
  • Exceptional communication skills for effective interactions with senior business stakeholders as well as peer groups and team members

Please apply online or email ian.mulloy@lorienglobal.com. If you don’t meet these requirements, but are interested in other Impellam NA, Corestaff Services or Lorien opportunities, please register with us online at ess.impellam.com.

 Lorien is an Equal Opportunity Employer – All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful under applicable law.

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