|Salary:||£31,931 to £34,709 (depending on qualifications and experience). UKRI Pay Band D|
|Placed On:||30th March 2023|
|Closes:||16th April 2023|
BGS – NERC – UKRI
This role is based at the BGS offices in Edinburgh, which are situated on the Heriot-Watt University campus
A great benefits package is also offered, including an outstanding pension scheme, 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays, and access to flexi-time
Full-time – 37 hours a week
About the role
We have an exciting permanent opportunity for a skilled and experienced IT Specialist to join the BGS Geomagnetism Team, which sits in our Multi-hazards and Resilience challenge area.
The Geomagnetism Team undertakes long-term monitoring of the Earth’s magnetic field through the operation of magnetic observatories in the UK and overseas. We research the magnetic field changes in observatory and satellite data that result from space weather and solar activity and how this impacts modern technology.
We apply our science in precision navigation, including directional drilling as well as researching the effect of space weather on ground-based and near-earth technology and our environment.
The primary duties/responsibilities of this role will be to:
You will also get the chance to:
You should have a Degree in an IT related discipline or another discipline, such as Space Science, Geophysics, Physics or Mathematics, with significant IT content (or significant equivalent work experience). An MSc or professional qualification in an IT related discipline would be very desirable.
Please note – you will be required to have the appropriate level of security screening/vetting required for the role. UKRI reserves the right to run or re-run security clearance as required during your employment.
Please also refer to the additional specific essential and desirable skills criteria for this post.
The closing date for receipt of applications is 16th April 2023. Interviews are expected to be held in late April 2023 in Edinburgh.
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