Applications Programmer with advanced MATLAB programming skills to support ongoing CSTARS research program

Department Description

Dr. Susan Ustin’s Center for Spatial Technologies and Remote Sensing (CSTARS) at UC Davis Institute of Environment is known for nearly 30 years as one of strongest environmental remote sensing groups in the United States, with a decade-long expertise in developing, prototyping, and operating automated satellite data processing algorithms and research prototype software systems and platforms supporting scientific research and operational decision making by the state and federal natural resource management agencies.

CSTARS faculty and staff scientists come from all over the world and variety of disciplines, including GIS, Computer Science, Applied Math, Geography, Botany, Ecology, Soil, Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences. We foster flexible, empowering, inclusive, and enjoyable work environment and constantly strive to make best available science better.

Job Summary

The Programmer will work under direction of the PIs to technically support ongoing research and help design, develop, implement, and maintain remote sensing analytical systems and tools, following agile development processes and science/engineering principles. The Programmer is expected to be able to work on complex assignments with assistance from team members and independently under general guidance from PIs. The position requires flexibility in technical solutions and novel development, to support our researchers’ needs.

This position under a high-stake project funded by the State of California will involve close collaboration with scientists at CSTARS and other UC Davis departments and our federal and state agency sponsors and partners, providing excellent opportunities for growing one’s hands-on experience with advanced remote sensing and machine learning methods and models, participating in scientific publications, and making lasting impact on land and water resource management in California and beyond.

In addition, the position will provide an opportunity to play a central role in informing directions of systems’ design, implementation, and future transition to a cloud computing environment.



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