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Careers with Compass

 

GIS jobs in CompassWe are always keen to hear from people interested in a career with Compass Informatics. In particular, we look for staff with a strong technical aptitude and an interest in applying their skills to applications that make a difference.

With fifty staff from a range of countries and backgrounds and, working with a wide range of clients, we offer a diverse, challenging and rewarding professional environment and career development opportunities. Our salaries are competitive and our employee benefits include health insurance, sickness and life insurance, and pension contributions. Compass Informatics invests heavily in skills development and promotes a strong knowledge-sharing ethos.

Due to continued growth we seek expressions of interest or applications for pending and on-going opportunities.  Please note that for many posts we recruit from already-submitted CVs – so contact us now so we can consider you for any current and future opportunities.

Current Roles

October 2019

ALL BEING RECRUITED DIRECTLY – NO AGENCIES PLEASE

Common to all roles:

  • Requirements for a strong aptitude and a sharp mind, open to on-going learning – more so than years of experience.
  • All roles require an accurate and precise approach to own work – including clarity in thinking, analysis or coding, documentation, liaison and discussion.
  • Excellent spoken and written English. EU or EEA passport required, or other right to work in Ireland.
  • Importantly, all roles have a rewarding salary, pension, health insurance, permanent health insurance, death in service, and CPD support.
  • We are an equal opportunities employer, with many nationalities and backgrounds across the team.

Please email careers@compass.ie and include your CV. All applications will be treated in complete confidence.  Our team build is always led by our founder and Managing Director, Gearóid Ó Riain.

To discuss please call Gearóid Ó Riain, Managing Director, goriain@compassinformatics.com, or phone at  +353 87 2902343.  NO AGENCIES.

BI Developer (SQL, Python), Galway team

(October 2019)

The Python / Business Intelligence Developer will use Python and SQL Server / SQL-based tools to develop database queries in support of the new information products being developed by Data Analysts. The Business Intelligence Developer will ensure that the data required for the information products is accurate, up-to-date and available for use in analysis tools.

The Business Intelligence Developer will liaise with Data Analysts, Scientists and Information Services personnel to coordinate data and database-related inputs to a Fisheries Informatics programme.  You will work within a team structure and will liaise with the Data team and the Information Services and Development team to develop and support the information products. The following list of Key Deliverables are applicable to the Business Intelligence Developer Role:

  • – Develop database models for new information products;
  • – Develop suitable data processing to ensure the accuracy and currency of data;
  • – Liaise with the data analysts to develop SQL queries to return the required data;
  • – Ensure that development policies are enforced including that release procedures and source control procedures;
  • – Liaise with the Information Services team to ensure the database(s) are well maintained and governed and to ensure data and service availability;
  • – Implement improvements to data management and information delivery systems in conjunction with the Information Services team;
  • – Provide ongoing knowledge transfer to colleagues on the work undertaken.

Requirements:

Experience & Qualifications –

  • The Business Intelligence Developer should possess a minimum of a degree or equivalent in a computer science, data analysis or numerical discipline.
  • The Business Intelligence Developer should have at least 3 years’ experience working with enterprise database systems.

Terms:

  • Rewarding salary, pension, health insurance, permanent health insurance, death in service, CPD support.
  • Please note you must have an EU/EEA passport.

Please email careers@compass.ie and include your CV. All applications will be treated in complete confidence.  

To discuss please call Gearóid Ó Riain, Managing Director, goriain@compassinformatics.com, or phone at  +353 87 2902343.  NO AGENCIES.

Data Analyst (with R) – Galway

A Data Analyst is required to develop statistical information products, primarily based on the R language using R Studio and similar tools, and work with data stored in enterprise databases.

The Data Analyst will liaise with scientists, the Information Services & Development section and external partners to develop new information products, which can be readily accessed and used both internally and externally.

The role is for an initial 6 months with possibility of extension.

The following non-exhaustive list of Key Deliverables are applicable to the Data Analyst Roles:

  • Develop information products, primarily based on the R language and associated tools;
  • Implement improvements to data management and information delivery systems in conjunction with the Information Services & Development Team;
  • Collaborate with external partners to develop new information products;
  • Support project outreach activities, including external workshops;
  • Provide ongoing knowledge transfer to staff on the work undertaken.

Experience over at least four years is required in developing information products working with statistical models and tools, which should include use of the R language and associated tools.

Terms:

  • Rewarding salary (€40-60k guide), pension, health insurance, permanent health insurance, death in service, CPD support.
  • Please note you must have an EU/EEA passport.
  • The role is for an initial 6 months with possibility of extension.

Please email careers@compass.ie and include your CV. All applications will be treated in complete confidence.  

To discuss please call Gearóid Ó Riain, Managing Director, goriain@compassinformatics.com, or phone at  +353 87 2902343.  NO AGENCIES.

Commercial Business Development with Business Solutions Analysis – UK Clients

Overview

This role offers an exciting and rewarding opportunity to join a sustainably growing company, one that is part of the innovative Tracsis plc, delivering information & location technologies and analytics solutions to established and new clients. Our work is valued and makes a difference – applied as it is to the environment and natural resources, planning & heritage, and the growing transportation sector.

We expect this role to be central to the building of new and expanded relationships with transport agencies, water companies, consulting engineering companies.

This role reports directly to the senior management team, and the successful candidate should view this as an opportunity to become a key part of the senior management team.

Responsibilities & Opportunity

Commercial/Business development

  • ·      Play a lead role in commercial business development and client liaison.
  • ·      New client identification, opportunities assessment, new contact and relationship formulation.
  • ·      Have an ability to clearly articulate the value of technology services as well as tech products.
  • ·      Drive and innovate – externally and internally a commercial focus – to drive profitability

Proposals & tenders

  • ·      Public tender documents review and assessment.
  • ·      Proposal and tender drafting, including liaison with colleagues for technical, commercial or other inputs.
  • ·      Pricing and cost centre management

Client business analysis & solution design

  • ·      Gain an understanding of client challenges and potential technology & data analytics solutions.
  • ·      Have sufficient technical and analytics knowledge to work out viable potential solutions.
  • ·      Liaise with colleagues to seek their ideas and document these further into proposal-ready solutions.
  • ·      Document and prioritise the agreed business needs and transform these into deliverable requirements for our software & analytics team.
  • ·      Create user stories and process flows from defined requirements.
  • ·      Excellent communication skills, both customer facing and internal to teams, including the ability to listen and find key messages within a conversation.
  • ·      Excellent presentation skills both customer facing and internal to teams.
  • ·      Excellent documentation skills to support both technical and non-technical documentation.

Delivery success

  • ·       Project delivery monitoring to ensure appropriate internal and client success – (budget/profitability)

Expected Requirements

  • At least a number of years of experience working as a Business Development & Requirements Analyst in a IT or analytics related industry,
  • Ideally will have experience in Business Development & Requirements Analysis for IT, Engineering, or Analytics services.
  • Can demonstrate an ability to operate in a fast-paced environment and juggle ever-changing priorities and deadlines
  • A customer-driven focus, with a history of consistently meeting and exceeding performance targets in relation to customer delivery
  • Avid seeker of business growth opportunities, process improvement and cost optimization
  • Proven ability to influence and communicate with client staff across varying roles & responsibilities.
  • Relevant university degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • Knowledge of Project Management methodologies and Agile documentation requirements.
  • Worked in a team structure delivering complex and multi-faceted programs of work.
  • Travel to customer sites (particularly in the UK) required.

Remuneration:

  • Base salary with health insurance, permanent health insurance, death in service insurance.
  • Skills development plan and CPD allowance.
  • Bonus based on business development success and delivered project success, to be defined.
  • We expect this role to be based in the UK with options for our Manchester, Leeds, or London offices of Tracsis, with regular travel and liaison with the Compass Informatics head office in Dublin (Blackrock).

Please email careers@compass.ie and include your CV. All applications will be treated in complete confidence.  

To discuss please call Gearóid Ó Riain, Managing Director, goriain@compassinformatics.com, or phone at  +353 87 2902343.  NO AGENCIES.

Other IT, Analytics, and GIS Jobs

Over the past year we have expanded our GIS, spatial analysis and system development teams, and built a new marine data analytics team.  Note we always welcome expressions of interest for future opportunities. Locations include Dublin, Galway, Wexford.

Please email careers@compass.ie and include your CV. All applications will be treated in complete confidence.  

To discuss please call Gearóid Ó Riain, Managing Director, goriain@compassinformatics.com, or phone at  +353 87 2902343.  NO AGENCIES.

STRICTLY NO AGENCY INQUIRIES PLEASE!

 

What our clients say...

"The Compass team combine top class skills and hold integrity dear."
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"The Compass team combine top class skills and hold integrity dear."

“The analytical data provided by Compass applications allows us to make better decisions”
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“The analytical data provided by Compass applications allows us to make better decisions”

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Our Locations

Dublin
  • Compass Informatics Limited
  • Block 8, Blackrock Business Park
  • Carysfort Avenue, Blackrock
  • County Dublin, Ireland, A94 W209
  • +353-1-210 4580
  • compassinformatics.com
  • info@compass.ie
UK
  • Compass Informatics UK Limited
  • Templar House, 1 Sandbeck Court, Sandbeck Way
  • Wetherby, LS22 7BA
  • United Kingdom
  • +44-1937-833933
  • compassinformatics.com
  • info@compassinformatics.co.uk
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  • P.O. Box 4499, Tygervalley
  • 7536 Cape Town, South Africa
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