The Geological Survey of Estonia (GSE) is a research-oriented governmental institution which commenced operation as an affiliation with the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications in the beginning of January 2018. The GSE main objective is to serve as a primary source of geologic information for Estonia in order to enhance public understanding on issues related to geological mapping, groundwater, mineral resources as well as on environmental geology of Estonia.

The Geological Survey of Estonia has an opening for a

Leading Geoinformation Specialist

Successful candidate is a leader of our geoinformation development team whose responsibilities include development and management of geodatabases, designing new data solutions, compilation and surveillance of terms of reference, analysis and documentation of data management, participation in analysis and prioritization of IT development within geosciences. The database administrator advises database users in making queries and takes part in development on geodata management.

  • MSc or equivalent degree in geosciences, computer science or related field;
  • earlier working experience in developing, implementing or maintaining oragnization-wide GIS and associated geospatial databases, network equipments, and software tools/applications;
  • high level ability to manage and work with static and dynamic streaming geospatial oriented data;
  • experience of participation in IT development
  • good communicational skills;
  • good working ability and resilience;
  • conscientiousness, decisiveness and responsibility, ability for independent decision-making in matters related to the position
  • minimum requirement in language skills: good spoken and written English, Estonian is an advantage.
We offer you:
  • Many opportunities to work on challenging projects and assignments;
  • freedom to execute your ideas with a motivated team;
  • stable workplace in government organization.
Apply for the position at the Geological Survey of Estonia by sending your CV and a letter of motivation, with your salary expectation to, quoting reference "Geoinformation specialist".

Closing date for applications: 10 April 2018.

posted: 26 March 2018     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.