Data Scientist - Maritime at Spire Global

Spire Global is a data & analytics company that owns and operates the largest multi-purpose constellation of satellites. Its proprietary data and algorithms provide the most advanced maritime, aviation, and weather tracking in the world. In addition to its constellation, Spire’s data infrastructure includes a global ground station network and 24/7 operations that provide real-time global coverage of every point on Earth.

As a Data Scientist at Spire on our Maritime team, you will move fast and solve global problems. You might be a right fit if you love a complex and dynamic environment in which every decision has a direct impact on the business. You will join a growing team responsible for the successful delivery of the product vision that supports the business objectives of the business unit. In addition, you will coordinate with the product development team and the product marketing team.

We are relentlessly committed to our customers. We recognize that professional growth comes from operating and the boundaries of our comfort zones, and we encourage and support each other through open discussions at any level of the company. If this sounds like your cup of tea, we’d love to hear from you.

Job Description:

We are looking for a Data Scientist  to help build world-class customer-centric data products that solve industry and customer problems. This is a person who has the experience to implement machine learning pipeline and design visualisation dashboards. manage partner relationships but at the same time is able to understand highly technical products. The person will have the opportunity to research new algorithms while supporting the product development teams. This is a job where you will have the opportunity to wear multiple hats and collaborate across multiple functions.

Responsibilities of your role:

  • Work closely with product and business teams to identify important questions and answer them with data
  • Investigate new features and algorithms using our vast data sources
  • Work with our product development team to deploy new algorithms in production
  • Design, analyze, and interpret the results of experiments
  • Drive the collection of new data and the refinement of existing data sources

Basic qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience as a data scientist on a technology product
  • Fluency in data-science fundamentals: SQL, data manipulation in R or Python, and statistics
  • Fluency in geospatial data visualization techniques and analysis
  • Strong theoretical knowledge about Machine learning
  • Fluency in English

Preferred qualifications:

  • Knowledge about the Maritime industry
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills on quantitative topics
  • Prior experience with data-distributed tools (Beam and Flink)