Location: 20-23 Woodside Place, Glasgow
Company Description: Bird.i is a Big Data Analytics start-up exploiting satellite, airborne and UAV imagery. Its objective is to create the market place for observation imagery, serving any type of businesses and individuals. Bird.i’s ambition is to bring observation imagery to the reach of the mass market via an API to be consumed in mobile and web applications.
Project Description: Surveying buildings to establish rooftop surface areas for solar panel installation is a time-consuming and labour-intensive effort. The aim of this project is to build a big data machine-learning pipeline that will aid in automated estimation of rooftop surface areas in a high-resolution satellite image based on raster map tiles. The solution will be trained and used on satellite images from a limited geographic area. The scope will be defined at the beginning of the project.
Target courses: Big Data, Data Analytics, Remote Sensing, Earth Observation
The Nitty Gritty: Work period to be agreed with successful candidate but nominally to start 5 June 2017 for a duration of three months. £1,100 pcm.
Closing Date for Applications: This role is now closed.