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Computer Scientist

  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: IT Manager / Engineer / Designer
  • Date posted: 31/07/2018
  • Job reference: VR/43859
This vacancy has now expired.
We are currently handling a contract opportunity for a Computer Scientist.

·Develop technical tools to meet set targets in time, quality and performance
·Communicate effectively with colleagues & clients
·Ensure internal technology transfer through training and assistance to users, written reports or internal presentations.
·In conjunction with GRC staff, define and delineate GRC programming requirements and design (or develop) appropriate solutions so that software programmes available will satisfy actual requirements.
·Keep abreast of relevant developments in IT in order to be able to advise GRC management regarding new technologies and their potential applications at the GRC.
·Contribute actively to the efficiency management of GRC IT needs.
·Lead role in code development and maintenance of projects from scratch, building on GRC applications and integrating existing tools; achieved through strong collaboration with geoscientists and by demonstrating strong knowledge of available tools/methods and procedures (Sismage, T-StoRM, gOcad, Totem, HPC)
·Responsible for different GRC Data Management tasks: Sismage/ T-StoRM projects, students directories, Linux file system .
·Responsible for different GRC system administration tasks: Linux environment, Sismage/ T-StoRM environments, software development environment, software license administration .
·Implement new research ideas generated by GRC scientists (staff, student, VIE)
·Improve existing codes and perform bug fixing as appropriate.