[BangPypers] [Commercial] [Job] Google Earth Engine Data Ingestion contractor

Simon (Vsevolod) Ilyushchenko simonf at google.com
Thu Jan 23 11:30:25 EST 2020

Location: Bangalore

Do you want to help climate scientists and biologists to save the world by
crunching data?

Earth Engine <https://earthengine.google.com/> is a cloud-based platform
for petabyte-scale scientific analysis and visualization of geospatial
datasets, for public benefit as well as for business and government users.
Our team works on everything from making Google Maps and Earth beautiful
to supporting research partners who are tackling global challenges like
We're expanding our work on understanding the changes in the Earth's
climate and their impact on people all over the world, and we need your

In this role, you will help us extend the catalog of public data stored in
Earth Engine, opening up new scientific possibilities. The responsibilities


   learning about the satellites, sensors, and the various data products
   that data providers release

   working with the Earth Engine engineering team and external scientists
   to understand how the data should be structured in Earth Engine

   configuring and operating data download pipelines

   writing data processing pipelines to ingesting the data into Earth Engine

   visualizing the results and in some cases collaborating with partner
   scientists to beta-test the dataset in Earth Engine before launch.



   Experience with at least one programming language (1 year or more).

   Basic familiarity with the command mode in Linux/Unix environments.

   Extreme attention to detail. If you are the kind of person who can’t
   forgive a single typo in a 600-page book, we would like to work with you!



   Expertise in Python.

   Basic familiarity with Javascript.

   Knowledge of the FTP and HTTP protocols.

   Experience with the App Engine Datastore

   Some experience with parallel data processing (e.g. Apache Beam,
   MapReduce, Hadoop, Spark, etc.)

   Basic data visualization (eg, Google Charts).

Please send resumes to Russel Quong (quong at google.com).

This is a *1-year contract position*, with the possibility of extending the
contract for another year.


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