Data Processing Technician

Website Bridger Photonics, Inc.

Bridger Photonics, Inc., a rapidly growing photonics company specializing in precision laser-based distance measurement, ladar, and lidar sensors, seeks a Data Processing Technician to contribute primarily to the deployment of our Gas Mapping LiDAR (GML), including data processing, report generation, quality control of deliverables, and deployment planning and logistics.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Building a solid understanding of our GML sensor hardware, software, and processing;
  • Processing sensor data and generating GML reports and data products;
  • Performing quality assurance checks on GML reports and data products;
  • Contributing to improvements in systems and workflows for creating GML reports and data products;
  • Using Bridger’s custom software and commercially available mapping software to create and optimize flight paths for deploying airborne LiDAR scans;
  • Assist with the job bid process;
  • Presenting GML sensor data to coworkers and possibly customers;
  • Troubleshooting issues with GML data products, reports and/or software tools with coworkers;
  • Briefing customers to help them understand and use GML data products.

Required qualifications:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to interact effectively with coworkers and customers,
  • Excellent work ethic with the willingness to tackle all tasks necessary for meeting client expectations
  • Work hard and efficiently in fast-paced environment,
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently on assigned projects,
  • Careful attention to detail with the ability to produce error-free documents and reports,
  • Proficient Microsoft Excel user.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience using common file formats such as .pdf, .csv, .jpg, .png, .tif,
  • Experience with GIS data and software applications such as Google Earth, QGIS, ArcGIS,
  • Experience with Matlab mathematical computation software,
  • Experience with project planning and/or logistics planning,
  • B.S. or B.A. in Engineering, Physics, or equivalent field with demonstrated data analysis experience,
  • >2 years of direct hands-on experience in a field related to GIS data and reporting.

Additional Information:

  • This is a full-time, salaried position.
  • Occasional travel may be necessary.
  • This position is based in Bozeman, MT and is not a remote work position.
  • Salary is commensurate with education, experience, and skills.
  • Bridger Photonics, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • United States Employment Eligibility: Bridger does not offer visa sponsorship. If you are hired, you will be required to fill out the US Department of Homeland Security’s I-9 form confirming you are able to work in the US.

For full consideration, please submit the following by Monday, April 3, 2023: (a) cover letter identifying the position you are applying for and your interest in the job, (b) resume, and (c) two relevant professional references.   Please submit application materials via email with the job title in the subject line to:

Bridger Photonics, Inc. offers excellent health, dental, and retirement benefits for full-time employees.

Located in the heart of southwestern Montana’s Rocky Mountains, Bozeman, Montana offers unrivaled outdoor opportunities for skiing, hiking, climbing, biking, rafting, and camping; an outdoor enthusiast’s dream.   Yellowstone National Park is just a 1 ½ hour drive from our doorstep.   Our community also offers an exceptional educational system, an infrastructure for successful technical businesses, and many cultural and sporting events.   For us, these factors help make Bozeman the ideal place to live and work.

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