Remote Sensing Specialist (On Call)

The Dark Data Project is seeking a specialist in multiple remote sensing technologies to join our team and participate on an as needed basis in data acquisition projects.
Part-Time Contract Remote


  • Acquire data from a variety of sensors and other real-world acquisition technologies
  • Create and manage networks for transmission of sensor telemetry
  • Work with data analysts on normalizing data to reduce artifacts
  • Understand, analyze and report on data findings


  • Strong hardware/electronics background with a particular focus on remote sensing technologies, optics and GIS
  • Familiarity with popular analytics tools and statistical methodologies employed by data scientists and analysts
  • Familiarity with popular imaging and photogrammetry technologies
  • Some coding experience, with a bias toward LAMP, Python or R

Nice To Haves

  • Experience working with data from orbital and UAV platforms
  • Wildlife conservation experience, including camera traps and other monitoring technologies
  • Experience in agronomy and agricultural estimation and analysis