Compass Informatics are always interested in hearing from people interested in joining us. In particular, we look for staff with a strong technical aptitude and an interest in applying their skills in applications relating to the natural resources, environment, planning and socio-economics. With nearly forty 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.

Due to continued and projected growth Compass Informatics seeks expressions of interest or applications for pending and on-going opportunities.  Note that for many posts we will recruit from already submitted CVs as opposed to new calls for each post – so contact us now to express your interest.

In many years of business we have always recruited directly – strictly no agency enquiries please!


Sales Professional – Survey Hardware & Software (posted Sept 20th 2014 – open for applications)

As part of our growing survey and land management solutions team we wish to recruit a sales professional who will lead the field sales and sales process.  Direct experience of GPS and survey is not a prerequisite but a strong sales process and sales history / aptitude are. You will be supported by a technical support manager, and a large team of IT, GIS, and business management staff.

Snapshot of role:

  • Sales and marketing of field computing and software solutions for leading brands incl. Trimble, Spectra;
  • Travel for sales meetings in Dublin region and nationally;
  • Marketing lead across the company including events, social media;
  • Required focus on a sales process and profit generation;
  • Working for an established company with excellent reputation.

You will present and sell industry leading GPS equipment and software from global leads including Spectra Precision, Trimble, MobileWorx, Carlsson and others.  You will also cross sell company software solutions (for mobile, web, Cloud) with hardware.

  • Process-driven sales approach
  • Efficient administrative procedures and ability to comply with ordering, hire, and other basis paperwork
  • Ability to develop knowledge of key business advantages and certain technical aspects of the solutions
  • Clarity and transparency of approach and reporting

The role will be based in the Blackrock, Dublin office, and save for regular client visits you will work from there.

Remuneration will be based on a base salary, pension, health insurance, with bonus based on clear financial model.


You must have an EU or EEA passport. Contacts from recruitment agencies will not be entertained for this post.

To apply please send your CV to confidence to To discuss this post in confidence please contact our Managing Director, Gearoid Ó Riain, directly on +353 1 2104580.


Business Development Manager with Business Analysis (open for applications)

Contacts from recruitment agencies will not be entertained for this post.

This is a key appointment for Compass Informatics and will be an important part of the next phase of company development and growth. Having grown at close to 20% per annum over recent years we see this sustainable growth being built on, to continue our positioning as a leading information and location technologies in Ireland and the UK.  This is another position building on the seven already filled in Compass in 2014.

The Role:

  • To build long-term links to organisations across Ireland, UK, South Africa, and to identify opportunities with them to bring Compass services and platforms to their operations.
  • To gather, interpret and document client requirements and liaise with our technology teams to deliver solutions.
  • To contribute to company development and ethos, as a forward-looking and challenge-loving team member.


  • To build on and implement a business development process.
  • To identify opportunities and prepare thorough client proposals.
  • To be capable of working effectively under occasional time and load pressures.
  • To undertake business analysis using best practice methods and tools.
  • To have a solid IT, GIS, analytics, mobile computing knowledge, or ability to gain understanding rapidly of gap areas.


We work with a range of organisations most typically in the environment, planning, heritage, transportation, asset and land management, water and wastewater areas. Clients are central government and agencies, local authorities, engineering consultancies, utilities, private land owners.

Technology use:

Compass Informatics utilises a number of platforms in its technical solutions including Microsoft (.Net, SQL Server, Azure etc.); ESRI and Open Source GIS; Trimble, Spectra and Handheld survey and mobile hardware. We utilise Agile methods supported by tools such as Team Foundation Server, Kanban, scrums.


You will be based in the Blackrock (Dublin) office with occasional travel to the UK. Level of travel will vary  but is likely to be a number of days a month as day or short trips. Remuneration will include salary, pension, health insurance, with bonus structure under consideration. Guideline salary of €50-80,000.

Consideration will be given to candidates with particularly strong potential (but must have 5+ years of work experience) as well as those with proven experience.


You must have an EU or EEA passport. Contacts from recruitment agencies will not be entertained for this post.

To apply please send your CV to confidence to To discuss this post in confidence please contact our Managing Director, Gearoid Ó Riain, directly on +353 1 2104580.



Expressions of interest with attached CV are requested to support pending opportunities indicated below:

  • .Net Developer (C#, ASP.Net, SQL Server), with mobile development interest – On-going opportunities. You will work on our web and mobile systems and using best breed technologies and development methods.  We develop enterprise web systems (.Net, MVC) along with mobile app development (using Xamarin Mono). Therefore you will work with Visual Studio, Xamarin, Team Foundation Server as the main tools. We also use TFS and Kanban for task management. Some systems have GIS elements (mapping technologies including Google Maps API, OpenLayers and related tools, Esri JS/HTML5 API). Core skills required include: C# JavaScript SQL Server 2008+ MVC Familiarity with Team Foundation Server (TFS)
  • .Net Developer (C#, ASP.Net, SQL Server) with GIS expertise (especially Esri ArcGIS for Server / Online, or open source) with mobile development interest – On-going opportunities.
  • GIS & Data Analytics. Expertise in GIS data management and analysis; Statistical analysis; Data mining; Solid technical skills in database management and analysis including SQL; scripting using Python; desktop GIS and ideally ArcGIS skills, and other analysis software including Tableau or similar. Ideally client liaison, documentation, project delivery experience.

If you feel you have any of the above skills please contact us to outline your experience and interests. Please include your CV, which will be treated in complete confidence.

Contact for queries: Mr. Gearóid Ó Riain, Managing Director, at, or phone at +353 1 2104580; mobile +353 87 2902343.