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

Fri, 06/11/2021 - 09:43 -- adg30

We received this job opportunity from Steven Amundson, 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 based in Vienna, Austria related organization focused on the peaceful uses of nuclear science and technology, and also carries out verification activities to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons.

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 and 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 Geographic Information Systems (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), € 2229 for first dependent child, €780 for each child thereafter.
    Fully paid shipment of personal household items to/from Vienna

Candidates can contact Mr. Amundson directly ( with questions and to submit their applications. Details on how to apply are available on the webpage above. We’re looking to have someone on board sometime by autumn/early winter.