Earth Observation Data Scientist


GIM is an expert in geographic information. We help our customers to make better decisions and work more effectively through the use of spatial information. You can safely say that intelligent location software and geo-data analytics are our passion. We are a dynamic company, believing in a self-organising culture and sustainable corporate responsibility. GIM uses an open innovation approach to respond flexibly to our rapidly changing ecosystem and to continuously renew our products’ and services’ portfolio. To strengthen GIMs’ Earth Observation activities, we are looking for an experienced Earth Observation Data Scientist to join our innovation team.

Below you will not find a standard vacancy, you will read a short story about where you will make the difference. Do you want work with us on a society in which geospatial data empower people to live better lives and make better decisions? Get in touch!

As experienced Earth Observation professional, I am the driving force behind GIMs’ EO services on projects that we execute for customers, EO-derived products that we develop and innovation projects that we conduct. I provide the technical basis for proposals and manage, as technical lead, the resulting projects. 

I contribute to an excellent customer experience by supporting my sales colleagues and contribute to the (pre)sales process by thinking along with the customer. Together with my team, I translate our customers’ needs into a concrete technical solution, budget and action plan.

I help to manage from a technical perspective the projects’ quality, planning and deadlines and lead the Earth Observation Innovation team to great project results. My technical expertise combined with a first experience and/or affinity with project management and my excellent communication skills ensure that we create win-win situations with our customers.

I’m passionate about Earth Observation technologies and thrilled by the rapid advancements in Artificial Intelligence and computer vision that make a myriad of new applications become reality. I hence keep myself continuously up to date on the newest technical and scientific developments within the Earth Observation and computer vision domains and share my knowledge with my GIM colleagues. By continuously renewing this technological knowledge and applying it to rapidly evolving customer demands, I also help to ensure that GIMs' products and services portfolio continues to meet the future needs of customers.

We offer  

At GIM we are convinced that our people make the difference and show this through a self-organizing culture.  We offer a challenging role in a dynamic and innovative organization with prime working conditions complemented with excellent development and career opportunities and a competitive compensation package with benefits.

Are you interested in this challenge? Please send you resume and motivation with reference ‘Earth Observation Data Scientist’ to Iris Jans via

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