Lurra Systems

Lead GNSS Data Scientist

29 April 2024
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Deadline date:
£70000 - £120000 / year

Job Description

Lead GNSS Data Scientist


About us

We are an early-stage startup at the forefront of GNSS technology, data science and AIML. We are connecting data from sensor networks to a Digital Earth and delivering real-world impact from high-accuracy positioning of autonomous platforms to climate and geohazard monitoring.


About the role

As a Lead GNSS Data Scientist, you will play a pivotal role in driving innovation, building a modern technology stack, and product roadmap. You will work closely with the founding team to develop cutting-edge GNSS applications, analyse data, and build machine learning models. Your expertise in GNSS, data science, and machine learning will be critical to our success.




  • Design and implement scalable and efficient data pipelines.
  • Oversee data collection, preprocessing, and quality assurance.


  • Develop and implement machine learning models for GNSS data analysis.
  • Conduct data analysis, feature engineering, and model development using machine learning techniques.
  • Assist in the delivery of high-quality technical solutions as part of the AI Engineering team.
  • Assist team members with code reviewing, change request, peer review and knowledge sharing.


  • Liaise effectively with project team members, business stakeholders and external vendors to build strong partnerships to help create a collaborative, transparent, and high performing culture with a strong delivery mindset.
  • Collaborate with product managers and engineers to integrate GNSS insights into customer products.
  • Ensure appropriate and relevant governance structures, policies and processes are followed, and advocate for continuous improvement.


About you

  • Master’s, or Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Geomatics, or related field


  • Experience working in complex enterprise Data Environments.
  • Proven experience in GNSS data processing.
  • Experience with geospatial data processing, GIS, and spatial databases.
  • Strong background in data science, statistical analysis, and machine learning.
  • Proficiency in Python, R, Matlab, or similar programming languages
  • Intermediate coding skills in Python, Jupyter, or similar
  • Proven Engineering experience in Big Data query languages and Data pipelines.


  • 2+ years’ experience designing and building advanced AI solutions at an enterprise scale.
  • Knowledge of common AI development, automation, and Machine Learning tools.


  • Entrepreneurial mindset and willingness to take ownership.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with proven ability to build and maintain strong relationships with multiple stakeholders.
  • Developed ability to collaborate and operate in a close team.
  • Excellent problem solving and conceptual/abstract thinking skills, coupled with business acumen.
  • Previous startup experience is a plus.


Why join?

  • Opportunity to shape the future of GNSS technology and data-driven solutions.
  • Equity ownership and significant influence on company direction.
  • Work with a passionate and talented team.
  • Competitive compensation package.
  • Flexible work arrangements.

If you are excited about the intersection of GNSS, data science, and machine learning, and want to be part of a dynamic startup, we’d love to hear from you! To apply, reach out to us with a cover letter, CV at [email protected].