Analyst – Data Services
1. Position information
Vacancy No.: VN18-07
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
This post sits in the Data Services Team, which is part of the User Support Section in the Forecast Department at ECMWF.
The Data Services Team is responsible for managing the relationships with customers of weather prediction data. This includes activities related to sales, contract management, systems configuration, data delivery and customer support.
The customers are commercial enterprises, research organisations and national weather services worldwide. They have access to an extensive catalogue of data in real time: (http://www.ecmwf.int/en/forecasts/datasets/catalogue-ecmwf-real-time-products)
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 week commencing 23 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