Startup culture, exciting challenges and a lot of room for creativity: This sets the working environment at the TerraScan GmbH apart from others.
 
The TerraScan GmbH is a young company focusing on Remote Sensing and other Passive Exploration methods and provides international Consulting services to the following sectors of Mining and Deposit Reconnaissance, Geothermal Energy Generation and the Oil and Gas Industry. In addition, the company develops and builds Mathematical tools and Software systems to enhance the GIS functionalities to detect subsurface structures and different kinds of resource deposits.
 
At our location in Berlin,  we are currently seeking to fill the following position:

Geoscientists 

This is what you can expect

  • Liaise with clients to identify and understand their objectives, technical requirements, constraints, deliverables etc. as well as with external partners where necessary
  • Actively participate in the development and implementation in new data driven exploration techniques for the extracting industries
  • Manage all aspects of delivering service projects to clients, ensuring a high level of customer satisfaction and compliance with relevant industry regulations
  • Take responsibility for the reporting of projects
  • Improve service delivery and general operations

This is what we expect

  • Master’s degree or PhD in geophysics, geology or physics or a similar discipline
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in geophysical projects as well as industry experience; experience in managing and developing third party partnerships desirable
  • Good grasp of geophysical principles; knowledge of exploration techniques and their coherences a plus
  • Knowledge of mainstream industry software applications such as Kingdom, Petrel, Matlab, Python  etc. advantageous
  • Strong communication skills in German and English; other languages are beneficial
  • Pronounced business acumen and excellent people management capabilities
  • Decision- and service-oriented working style, team player mentality and assertiveness along with the ability to prioritize competing demands

Computer Scientists

This is what you can expect

  • In your new and challenging role you will lead and conduct advanced R&D to shape new AI based prototypes products for the analysis of large geo-oriented datasets
  • you will take responsibility for our R&D product developments and projects as a R&D Product Owner / Project Manager in an agile development environment. 
  • You will define, agree and prioritize a backlog of requirements in software related R&D projects within an interesting and future orientated Work-Flow, Remote Sensing and Artificial Intelligence development. 
  • In addition, you and your project team will be responsible for the development, integration and testing of the software. 
  • Furthermore, you will apply state-of-the-art project coordination methods for an agile project setup and report to the general project lead, as well as line management. 

This is what we expect

  • You have a completed master’s degree or PhD in computer science, electrical engineering, mathematics, physics or equivalent. 
  • You have 3+ years of development and prototyping experience in large, high-quality software systems or equivalent fields. 
  • Furthermore, you are experienced in managing larger projects and leading team members.
  • You have a strong background in software development with proven record in research and innovative thinking. 
  • You gained experience in C/C++ and Linux programming skills and you are proficient with scripting languages (e.g., Python). 
  • In addition, you have hands-on experience and in-depth knowledge about software related testing. 
  • Experience in classical and agile project management is a plus. 
  • You have passion for quality products, software development principles and best practices.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, excellent communication, teamwork and technical writing skills complete your profile. 
  • You are fluent in German and English.

Internships

We welcome students from these fields:

  • Geoscience (Geology, Geography, Surveying, Geophysics, Geoinformatics, Remote Sensing)
  • Computer Science
  • Physics and Mathematics

This is what we expect

  • basic knowledge of GIS software (QGIS)
  • fluent in German or English
  • beneficial are skills in Python, C/C++, Matlab and working in Linux environments