Job Title: Geoscience Data Systems Developer
Job Grade / Classification: Clerk Grade 7/8
Employment Type: Ongoing, Full Time
Location: Newcastle region
About the Division:
The Geological Survey of NSW is one of the leading geoscience agencies to work for in Australia
Provides a flexible working environment
Creates digital experiences of high impact, helping customers from across government, industry and research sectors by providing easy access to a rich suite of scientific datasets and products
Is focused on delivering value to customers, iterating on feedback to achieve great outcomes and experience
Provides opportunities for energetic developers to grow their technical skill sets
About the Role:
Maintains and enhances the Geological Survey of NSW online information systems including spatial and aspatial databases, server software for data management and custom services residing in the AWS cloud. The role improves accessibility of information through the use of modern practices, interoperability standards/protocols and open source technologies to support the provision of geological data to the mining/exploration industry, government and community.
To be successful in the role, ideally you will have:
Drive to maintain awareness of developing technologies, IT best practice standards and changing solution environments.
Technical expertise to contribute to system design
Demonstrated ability in supporting and troubleshooting production systems
Experience in working with spatial data, and the visualisation and processing of scientific datasets
Enjoy working a small dynamic team, be self-motivated and a systematic problem solver
Tertiary qualifications in Information Technology or related discipline and/or equivalent experience
Experience in Linux platform development, open source software and production environments.
Linux administration skills.
The Planning, Industry and Environment Cluster brings together the functions from the former Planning & Environment and Industry Clusters.
The new Cluster will drive for greater levels of integration and efficiency across key areas such as long term planning, precincts, housing, property, infrastructure priorities, open space, the environment, our natural resources – land, water, mining – energy, and growing our industries. In particular, there will be a redoubling of emphasis on regional NSW.