AirMap is seeking a Product minded Data Scientist to fuel AirMaps mission to safe and efficient drone operations on an international scale. As a member of the Product Data Content team, you will be responsible for analyzing and extracting value from thousands of static and dynamic data sources - including, but not limited to, drone laws and regulations, aeronautical, geospatial, obstacle/terrain, and historical flight datasets. You will be responsible for defining the data that drives AirMaps future products and developing metrics to measure  the success of new and existing products. This role has broad impact both internally to AirMap and externally to the drone industry.


  • Research and identify opportunities to use a variety of data sets to power safe and efficient drone operations
  • Design and perform analyses on large sets of data to extract actionable insights that will help drive decisions across the business.
  • Source, evaluate, and massage aeronautical and GIS data from CAAs, ANSPs, third-party vendors, and open source datasets
  • Quantify and present the value of existing product improvements or the potential value of new data products
  • Be an internal expert and data steward on worldwide drone regulations and the data used to digitize them for an autonomous world
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with product, engineering, marketing, sales and business development to design, deliver, and measure the success of data-based products

You may be a good fit if some of the following describe you:

  • You have at least +3 years of experience in a similar data scientist role and a degree in science, computer science, statistics, economics, mathematics, or similar quantitative discipline.
  • You are a creative self-starter interested in becoming a domain expert in a complex and uncharted industry
  • You have experience developing analytical tools using SQL, R, Python.
  • You know how to create data visualization / dashboards in software like Tableau.
  • You’re comfortable using GDAL and QGIS to work with GIS data.
  • You care about the integrity of the data you work with and the value it provides to customers
  • You are product-minded with the desire to solve loosely defined problems
  • You have delivered products powered by data science

Bonus points if:

  • You own a drone
  • You know the differences between a geographic coordinate system and a map projection
  • You have worked with standard GIS data types such as Shapefile, GeoJSON, KML, AIXM, etc
  • You're multilingual and like to work with the world
  • You have heard of the SORA methodology
  • You understand how flight planning works and the essential functions involved
  • You have a background in or passion for the aviation industry

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