Geoinformatics / GIS Engineer

November 11, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos

Rural Farmers Hub

At Rural Farmers Hub, our vision is to create innovation and access to every farmer in Africa. We accomplish this by developing and distributing precision management solutions for crop health & soil quality that benefits small farmers, plantations, and out-growers. In May 2022, we closed our pre-seed round. We work with reputable organisations in Nigeria like GIZ, Mercy Corps, Save the Children, IFDC, Sasakawa SG2000, World Bank, Launch Academy, Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), Shell Foundation, Airbus BizLab, among others. We are positively prospecting to include brands like Olam, Dantata Foods, and others to the list.
Founders Factory Africa is a venture builder, accelerator, and investor, backing pan-African early-stage founders, to deliver local solutions to local challenges. Its unique model combines capital investment with hands-on support to early-stage entrepreneurs to de-risk investments and reap outsized returns. It has a portfolio of over 50 ventures across 10 countries in East, West, and Southern Africa. 
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Geoinformatics / GIS Engineer
Location: Abuja
Employment Type: Full time
The Role

We are looking for a Geoinformatic (Geospatial) Engineer with Machine Learning experience who is passionate about building cutting-edge location-based technologies.
As a Geospatial Engineer and part of our Machine Learning team, s/he will actively research and execute state-of-the-art solutions for transforming the agriculture sector.
We are looking for a talented engineer who is skilled in machine learning and possesses deep knowledge of satellite image processing.
S/he can analyse problems, comprehend research papers, and deploy scalable solutions for real-world use. If you are that person, we have reserved a seat for you.


Automate GIS processes.
Design and build machine learning pipelines for multispectral data points.
Integrating machine learning algorithms with other applications.


Bachelor’s Degree in Geospatial Engineering or relevant field.
3+ years of combined geospatial machine learning experience.
Experience with large-scale machine learning (100GB+ datasets)
Experience with deep learning libraries and frameworks (TensorFlow, Keras, PyTorch etc.)
Process optimization and model tuning
Previous experience of deploying and maintaining machine learning models in production
Experience writing maintainable, testable, production-grade Python code.
Experience with automated testing and test-driven development in Python.
Machine Learning model review, run the code refactoring and optimization, containerization, deployment, versioning, and monitoring of its quality.
Passion for technology with high propensity to learn quickly.
Creative problem solving & ability to handle high levels of pressure.
Strong relationship skills & ability to work with people at all levels.
Strong teamwork & cross collaboration capabilities.


Starting salary is N2,000,000 to N3,000,000 gross per annum, inclusive of pension and other statutory contributions.
You will have the opportunity to partner with the founder to build & influence the experience of the company’s customers.
You will participate in the company’s shareholding through an employee share option program (ESOP).
You will have the opportunity to work n an exciting startup environment that is scaling into a global company, with your involvement at the forefront of that global scaling efforts.
Ability to grow with Nigeria as well into other geographies.

Application Closing Date
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Method of Application
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