Associate Safeguards Information Analyst (Satellite Imagery) in Vienna, Austria

Thu, 11/19/2020 - 16:32 -- adg30

Received via email from Steven Amundson, Scientific Association/Task Monitor at Brookhaven National Laboratory. 

"I’m currently a Task Monitor for Brookhaven National Laboratory’s Intl. Safeguards Project Office, which manages requests from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on behalf of the U.S. government. The IAEA is a United Nations related organization based in Vienna, Austria focused on the peaceful uses of nuclear science and technology, and also carries out verification activities to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons.

I’m seeking candidates to carry out a 2-3 year assignment in Vienna in the IAEA’s Department of Safeguards assisting with the analysis and evaluation of satellite imagery supporting their nuclear verification mandate. This position is being funded through the U.S. State Department ad is available to U.S. citizens under the age of 33. The full job description can be reviewed on our web page here - The position title is Associate Safeguards Information Analyst (Satellite Imagery).

Interested candidates should have at least the following:

Bachelor’s degree in remote sensing, geography, IT or a related field.
Minimum of two years of experience in imagery and geospatial analysis, including experience working with GIS software, data and analysis. (relevant Masters degrees are counting in lieu of experience)
Experience with image processing software and techniques with an emphasis on the use electronic light table (ELT) capabilities.
Experience in information collection, processing and analytical techniques, including preparing reports and communications on technical subjects.

Some of the benefits and compensation include with this position include:

Tax free salary starting at $71,000: free from Austrian taxation and reimbursement of any US income taxes if you have to pay
Settling-in grant (relocation bonus)
6 weeks paid vacation
Rental subsidy
Lump sum for airline tickets to/from Vienna, Austria
Home leave – in the second year of the assignment, the IAEA provides a lump sum for roundtrip airline tickets to fly home for a couple weeks
Dependency allowances – 6% of salary for a dependent spouse (~$4,000), additional for dependent child
Fully paid shipment of personal household items to/from Vienna
Candidates can contact me directly with questions and to submit their applications. Details on how to apply are available on our webpage above. We’re looking to have someone on board sometime in the 1st half of 2021."

Steven Amundson
Scientific Associate/Task Monitor


International Safeguards Project Office
Brookhaven National Laboratory
+1 (631) 740-0105