We're hiring a Data Services Officer
Applications due 20 June 2016
The Urban Big Data Centre (UBDC) is currently seeking a Data Services Officer to provide a vital supporting role in its management and delivery of complex urban data sets. The successful candidate will work to curate and enhance the Centre’s data collections, producing metadata and providing database support across several platforms. He or she will work closely with Centre researchers and scientific computing staff as well as external users.
The successful candidate will demonstrate knowledge of solutions for managing and providing access to data and for administering data services. He or she will demonstrate good problem solving skills, and the ability to interpret problems and apply appropriate data management solutions. Excellent database management skills and experience are essential. The role demands a candidate who can communicate effectively and is comfortable working both independently and in a team.
UBDC is a national Data Service funded by the Economic and Social Research Council as part of its second Big Data Network phase. The Data Service is an innovative platform – our staff have the opportunity to contribute not only to its development but to address broader needs associated with the management of data, and to the development of standards and best practice. Those interested in data and data management will find a rich, varied and continuously growing collection of datasets at UBDC, offering tremendous value but also posing challenging questions. The successful candidate will become part of a high-performing and supportive team that is dedicated to making an impact with data.
For full details and to apply visit the University of Glasgow jobs portal and search for Job Reference S40171.