Data Scientist

London, UK/Remote
Added: March 26, 2024

GHGSat is mapping and tracking the world's greenhouse gas (GHG) emitters. To accomplish this goal GHGSat operates its own satellite and aircraft sensors to collect emissions data, and uses these with third-party data to inform an analytics pipeline that:

  • Identifies and classifies potential GHG emitters
  • Detects and quantifies GHG emissions
  • Generates valuable insights for our customers

The successful candidate will extract, analyze, and interpret large amounts of structured and unstructured data from a range of proprietary and public sources, using modern data science techniques to develop emissions intelligence for GHGSat’s analytics products.

Opportunities to contribute to the publication of scientific papers are possible.

This role will be based out of London, UK.


  • Data exploration (existing and new potential sources)
  • Data cleaning, visualisation, and storytelling
  • Data preparation for machine learning (i.e. data modelling, creation of training datasets, labelling of raw data)
  • Build and test algorithms (machine learning models and statistical methods), using an iterative approach
  • Validate, improve, and integrate algorithms developed by others
  • Operationalisation of machine learning pipelines on the required infrastructure with the support of IT
  • Work collaboratively within the Analytics Team and with other Subject Matter Experts across the organisation to design and prototype solutions for analytics problems
  • Present results (to technical and non-technical audiences)
  • Develop and cultivate data quality best practices
  • Provide high attention to detail with ability to manage and resolve multiple priorities, project complexities and uncertainties
  • Keep abreast of new data sources and latest developments in data science and machine learning
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills and critical, bold thinking in all situations


  • In-depth experience with two or more of the following

-Data science (machine learning and statistics)

-Advanced analytics

-Artificial intelligence

-Computer vision

-Geospatial data processing

-Analytics using satellite data

-Remote sensing applications

  • Proven experience as a data scientist developing machine learning solutions for real-world scenarios with data at scale
  • Advanced degree Computer Science, Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, or other STEM subjects
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to work collaboratively in a cross-functional team
  • Must be a UK resident with valid work authorization

Working at GHGSat

GHGSat offers a creative and highly motivating work environment. Besides working with a fabulous team of some of the smartest people you will ever meet, here are some of the benefits of working at GHGSat:

  • Exciting Mix of Open-source and Proprietary Tech Stack
  • Competitive Salaries
  • Health and Dental Benefits + Employee Assistance Program
  • Maternity, Paternity, and Adoption Leave Top Up Benefits
  • Educational Assistance Program
  • Generous Time Off Policies
  • Flex Hours
  • Virtual Yoga, and Other Wellbeing Initiatives

We are an open and transparent company, and we are committed to preserving a diverse and inclusive work environment. Only selected candidates will be contacted.