AirMap is hiring an

Aeronautical Data Analyst

Santa Monica, United States

AirMap is seeking Aeronautical Data Analysts who want to help build the future for drones. Our Data Sourcing Group is responsible for finding, curating, and normalizing thousands of static and dynamic data sources, including aeronautical datasets, geospatial reference datasets, meteorological datasets, obstacle and terrain datasets, and laws and regulations. You must be thorough, accurate, and precise. You will work collaboratively with other members of the AirMap team, particularly data pipeline engineers and our public policy team, to build, test, and continually improve AirMap’s distributed, dynamic geospatial database. 

Attributes of an Aeronautical Data Analyst:

  • You love sourcing aeronautical data from CAAs, ANSPs, and partner companies, reviewing the data for accuracy, and finding meaning and relevancy in the data for specified applications.
  • You know how to take large amounts of data from heterogeneous sources, normalize and validate them, and turn them into useful information.
  • You care about the integrity of the data we provide and the value we receive.
  • You have experience working with aeronautical data, parsing and ingesting Aeronautical Information Publications (AIPs), and reading aeronautical charts.
  • You know how to spot and fix errors and inconsistencies in geographic data (raster and vector), either by writing a program, using a spatial database, or using a GIS.
  • You know how to combine geographic datasets from different projection systems.
  • You know the differences between a geographic coordinate system and a map projection.
  • You are proficient with spreadsheets like Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets.
  • You’re a highly effective written and verbal communicator.
  • You're extremely well organized.
  • You’re a doer – you lead by example and are excited by the opportunity to learn and grow in a fun environment. 

Bonus Points if…

  • You get the Agile development environment.
  • You know what DO-200A and ARINC 424 are.
  • You are a SQL author, have worked with Postgres, or understand ETLs.
  • You know how to make beautiful maps
  • You are a licensed pilot or former air traffic controller (prefer CFI). 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.