Posted on June 15, 2012 - GC1235

Company: Silvacom
Position: Image Analyst
Location: Edmonton
Contact Name: Lisa Davies

Job Description

The Silvacom Group™ provides consulting services and technology solutions to land planning, geospatial technology, and advanced web applications.  We use design, innovation and creativity to help our clients solve real-world problems. We are currently seeking highly motivated, results oriented individuals to add to our team.


the role:

Silvacom is an established leading-edge, high-tech consulting firm to government and the natural resources sector.  We are currently seeking a highly motivated, results oriented and experienced image analyst to add to our image analysis team.  The successful individual will possess a strong understanding of geospatial and digital image processing technologies and will work with our image analysis team to provide support and solutions related to digital imagery analysis and classification, spatial data management, cartography, process automation and quality control for a variety of projects.  The ideal candidate will have experience using several software packages, including PCI Geomatica, Esri, and open source geospatial software.


Job Qualifications

  • Passionate about digital image processing technologies and their utility in solving real-world problems
  • Communicates effectively with other team members and clients
  • Results oriented and efficient; good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Adaptable - can work in a dynamic environment with both short term and long term projects
  • Servant attitude when working with clients, both internal and external
  • Versatile - can work in a team setting, or independently without constant supervision
  • Applies initiative and creativity when approaching challenges
  • High attention to detail and commitment to quality
  • Welcomes being challenged and pushed professionally
  • Takes active interest in the company


  • Minimum 2 years of practical experience with (an) image analysis platform(s), as well as ArcGIS
  • Master’s or PhD degree in Remote Sensing, GIS or Natural Resources (lesser qualifications may be considered)
  • Knowledge of airborne and satellite image theory, processing and analysis is essential
  • Experience with PCI Geomatica is an asset
  • Experience with ENVI is an asset
  • Experience with eCognition is an asset
  • Experience with LiDAR is an asset
  • Experience with ArcGIS extensions (Spatial Analyst and 3D Analyst) is an asset
  • Experience with scripting/programming languages (Python, EASI, IDL) is an asset


Other Information


We offer competitive salaries commensurate with abilities, a medical/dental package, and a company sponsored RRSP plan, as well as, no end to challenging opportunities!


Please email resume with cover letter in MS Word or PDF file format to  Also, please indicate where you saw our ad listing.


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We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.


3912 91 Street NW

Edmonton, AB
T6E 5K7

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