Marine Institute

Scientific & Technical Officer (STO) – Data Management

Vacancy Area: 
Scientific and Technical

Location: Marine Institute, Rinville, Oranmore, Co. Galway


Summary of the Role:

The successful candidate will work within the Data Management team as a Scientific and Technical Officer, with responsibility for supporting the delivery of the Institute’s Data Strategy and supporting our work in a number of European Commission projects, including OpenGovIntelligence and SeaDataCloud.

The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining the entries in and the structure of the Marine Institute’s master data catalogue, and for ensuring that consistent service is provided from this catalogue through the Irish Spatial Data Exchange and into Additionally the successful candidate will be responsible for supporting oceanographic data management activity by supporting the spatio-temporal analysis of marine environmental data in scripting language environments and in databases and both collecting and assuring the quality of information (metadata) associated with these data. Finally, the successful candidate will support the Institute’s Geographic Information System capacity with the generation of map products as required.

A detailed job description can be downloaded here.


Duration of Contract:

The position is a core full time post and a Contract of Indefinite Duration will be issued, subject to the satisfactory completion of a 6 month probationary period


How to Apply:

A C.V. and letter of application, summarising experience and skill set applicable to the position should be emailed to recruitment [at] marine [dot] ie or posted to Human Resources at the Marine Institute, Rinville, Oranmore, Galway. All correspondence for this post should quote reference OSIS/STO_Data Management/ Feb 2018


Closing date for applications. All applications for this post should be received by the Marine Institute in advance of 12:00 noon on Monday 12th March 2018. Please note that late applications will not be accepted.


Use of Data - all personal data and the information submitted for this application will be used solely for the purpose of this campaign, after which it will be deleted in line with our data and documents policy. All information will be treated with the strictest confidence and accessed only by those involved directly in the campaign.

Closing Date: 
Monday, 12 March, 2018