Analyst – geospatial web services
1. Position information
Vacancy No.: VN18-08
2. About ECMWF *
ECMWF is both a research institute and a 24/7 operational service, producing and disseminating numerical weather predictions to its Member States. ECMWF carries out scientific and technical research directed to the improvement of its forecasts, collects and processes large amounts of observations, and manages a long-term archive of meteorological data. Satellite and in situ observations provide the information for up-to-date global analyses and climate reanalyses of the atmosphere, ocean and land surface.
For details, see www.ecmwf.int/.
3. Summary of the role
ECMWF is committed to making its data more easily accessible to its growing user community using standard protocols and formats.
This new position sits in the Web Development team of the Web Development Section of the Forecast Department and it will further strengthen the GIS expertise in the team. The role of the team is to support the development of new web services to provide access to data from ECMWF forecasts and projects. The Analyst will work within the Web Development team to support the evolution of existing services but also to explore and setup the provision of data through new services and standards.
The successful candidate will contribute to the developments of new web services to enable ECWMF to bring this system into operational status. He or she will apply their knowledge and expertise to contribute to future developments to ensure a successful evolution of ECMWF’s web data services.
4. Main duties and key responsibilities
5. Personal attributes
6. Qualifications and experience required
Knowledge and skills (including language)
7. Other information
The successful candidate will be recruited at the A2 grade, according to the scales of the Coordinated Organisations and the annual basic salary will be £58,238.40 net of tax. This position is assigned to the employment category STF-PL as defined in the Staff Regulations.
Candidates that may require further development to bring them up to meet the full requirements of the position, could be offered the position at the A1 grade, with an annual salary of £45,579.12 net of tax. This will be at the discretion of the organisation.
Full details of salary scales and allowances are available on the ECMWF website at www.ecmwf.int/en/about/jobs, including the Centre’s Staff Regulations regarding the terms and conditions of employment.
Starting date: As soon as possible.
Interviews for this position are expected to take place in Reading, Berkshire on Tuesday, 10th April 2018.
8. How to apply
Please apply by completing the online application form available at www.ecmwf.int/en/about/jobs/.
ECMWF has an Equal Opportunities Policy and applications from all suitably qualified candidates are welcome.
Staff are usually recruited from among nationals of the following Member States and Co-operating States:
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, France, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom.
Staff from other countries may be considered in exceptional cases