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Geospatial Analysis - 16137

LP/HQ00032634
£ 427.98 - £ 427.98 per day
Description:
Dstl provide specialist technical advice to the MOD on a variety of intelligence focused topics. This includes the collection, management and exploitation of geospatial data from a variety of sources. The availability of large quantities of commercial and classified imagery data, vector data, text reports and open source material poses a significant opportunity for improving the accuracy, timeliness and utility of geospatial information, both supporting traditional approaches and offering entirely new ways of working. 

This CTW will help develop, manage and experiment on innovative technologies applied to the geospatial domain, and will also help wider stakeholders in the exploitation and use of these developments including working with customers to identify opportunities and building demonstators to provide proof of concept. 

1. To act as a Dstl Subject Matter Expert (SME) and technical lead on all geospatial analysis matters including providing advice on data, tools and techniques. 
2. Identification of requirements for improvements using technology to improve geospatial data capture, management and exploitation. 
3. Collaboration with other team members to identify potential solutions. 
4. Building of technology demonstrators using commercial and open source software. 
5. Engagement with customers to gather feedback. 
6. To support the set up and running of experimentation and demonstration environments 
7. Provide advice on Geospatial interoperability and future trends. 
8. Provide wider support to projects in terms of scoping, delivery and coherence of current and future requirments relating to Geospatial information. 

Skills and experience 
1. experience of working with and effectively communicating with Customers. 
2. Proven record of using commercial and/or open source geospatial tools (such as ArcGIS, QGIS, GeoServer, PostGIS etc) to collect, manage and exploit geospatial data. 
3. An understanding of remote sensing data sources and associated processing methodologies. 
4. Programming and scripting skills using python, java, javascript, R or similar 

Desirable: Experience of Trial/Experimental design and conduct 
Desirable: Familiarity with OGC standards 
Desirable: Experience of setting up or creating new geospatial services 
Desirable: Experience of Java development
 
 
 
Minimum Requirement: 
1. experience of working with and effectively communicating with Customers. 
2. Proven record of using commercial and/or open source geospatial tools (such as ArcGIS, QGIS, GeoServer, PostGIS etc) to collect, manage and exploit geospatial data. 
3. An understanding of remote sensing data sources and associated processing methodologies. 
4. Programming and scripting skills using python, java, javascript, R or similar 
Security Clearance: DV  
CV Deadline: Monday 29th July 2pm