Geospatial Data Scientist

  • Louis Dreyfus Company
  • Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
  • 25/05/2022
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Data Management Biostatistics DevOps

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Job Type
Permanent

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Summary
Louis Dreyfus Company is a world leader in the processing of agricultural products and the merchandising of a diverse range of commodities. Founded and based in Europe, Louis Dreyfus Company enjoys a strong regional presence in North and South America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Africa. Louis Dreyfus Company operates with the drive of a young organization, tempered and fueled by over 165 years of experience and expansion in the field of agricultural commodities. Today, with offices in more than 55 countries and approximately 18,000 employees, the Group stands strong, pragmatic, and diversified, guided by a multi-cultural management staff devoted to its aims and to its unique business model. LDC is looking for a Geospatial Data Scientist to join our growing Global Data Science team, supporting innovative solutions whose impact can transform our business.
Main Responsibilities
As Geospatial Data Scientist, you will be responsible in working on Crop Conditions’ modelling, closely with Agronomists, Researchers, Traders, and other Data Scientists. Your main task will be to design models based on weather and satellite imagery data. You will ensure that your code is effective, scalable, and fit in our existing Python APIs. You will have the opportunity to work with various commodities (e.g., Grains, Sugar, Cotton).
  • Leverage academic/professional experience to design crop monitoring models with remotely sensed data
  • Write scalable and efficient Python code
  • Participate in code industrialization with developers
  • Transfer model outputs into trading-relevant assessments of crop conditions
  • Present results to various trading desks
Experiences
To be successful in this role, you must have a strong experience in Python, know about cutting-edge Machine Learning algorithms, and work well in a team composed of developers and data scientists. Finally, yet importantly, an interest in Data Science and Commodity Trading will make you grow and become a top performer.
  • 2+ years of relevant work experience (in the agriculture and GIS domains, not required but a plus for PhDs)
Skills
  • Knowledge of Python
  • Experience with Google Earth Engine
  • Strong problem solving, quantitative and analytical abilities
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Fluent in English, every other language is a plus
Required Languages
  • English (Fluent)
Education
  • MSc or PhD in computer science, remote sensing, statistics, econometrics, data science or similar
Main
Responsibilities
Along with the below listed responsibilities, the employee should conduct any other business related to the function as required by her or his supervisor.
As Geospatial Data Scientist, you will be responsible in working on Crop Conditions’ modelling, closely with Agronomists, Researchers, Traders, and other Data Scientists. Your main task will be to design models based on weather and satellite imagery data. You will ensure that your code is effective, scalable, and fit in our existing Python APIs. You will have the opportunity to work with various commodities (e.g., Grains, Sugar, Cotton).
  • Leverage academic/professional experience to design crop monitoring models with remotely sensed data
  • Write scalable and efficient Python code
  • Participate in code industrialization with developers
  • Transfer model outputs into trading-relevant assessments of crop conditions
  • Present results to various trading desks
Experiences
To be successful in this role, you must have a strong experience in Python, know about cutting-edge Machine Learning algorithms, and work well in a team composed of developers and data scientists. Finally, yet importantly, an interest in Data Science and Commodity Trading will make you grow and become a top performer.
  • 2+ years of relevant work experience (in the agriculture and GIS domains, not required but a plus for PhDs)
Skills
  • Knowledge of Python
  • Experience with Google Earth Engine
  • Strong problem solving, quantitative and analytical abilities
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Fluent in English, every other language is a plus
Required
Languages
  • English (Fluent)
Required
Education
  • MSc or PhD in computer science, remote sensing, statistics, econometrics, data science or similar
Job Reference SP-3402587142
Professional Areas Information Technology
Function Business Intelligence and Data Science
Contract Type Permanent
Years of Work Experience 1-3 years
Start date 2022-05-24
Application close date 2022-08-22