Programmer/Technician Needed

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Integrated Statistics is looking for a Programmer/Technician to support the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Marine Mammals Management (MMM) program in Alaska. This person will support research and analyses related to northern sea otter population management in Alaska, including assisting with the implementation and analysis of a photo-based aerial survey strategy to provide an updated estimate of northern sea otter population size and distribution across southeast Alaska.

To provide updated information to guide management strategies with stakeholders across southeast Alaska, USFWS MMM is developing new methods for photo-based aerial surveys. The methodologies include the use of an integrated digital camera platform to collect georeferenced images, the application of coding strategies such as machine learning, deep learning, and/or other artificial intelligence (AI) techniques to streamline image processing, and incorporation of the processed data into population models.

Duties
The position duties include:
Qualifications, Skills, and Experience
The position starts in December 2021 and is expected to last until October 31, 2022. The rate of pay is $24.01 and the position is eligible for the benefits described on the Integrated Statistics website. While much of the work can be completed remotely, visits to Anchorage are required.

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