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Careers with Compass

GIS jobs in CompassWe are always keen to hear from people interested in a career with Compass Informatics. In particular, we look for staff with a strong technical aptitude and an interest in applying their skills to applications that make a difference.

With fifty 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 opportunities. Our salaries are competitive and our employee benefits include health insurance, sickness and life insurance, and pension contributions. Compass Informatics invests heavily in skills development and promotes a strong knowledge-sharing ethos.

Due to continued growth we seek expressions of interest or applications for pending and on-going opportunities.  Please note that for many posts we recruit from already-submitted CVs – so contact us now so we can consider you for any current and future opportunities.

Current Roles

March 2019

  1. IT & Analytics Business Analyst & Project Manager – Blackrock, Dublin
  2. Senior .Net Developer (C#, MVC, SQL Server; Xamarin / GIS) – Blackrock, Dublin
  3. GIS Data Analysts (Esri ArcGIS, Python, SQL Server with strong domain knowledge) – Blackrock, Dublin, & Central London

ALL BEING RECRUITED DIRECTLY – NO AGENCIES PLEASE

Common to all roles:

  • Requirements for a strong aptitude and a sharp mind, open to on-going learning – more so than years of experience.
  • All roles require an accurate and precise approach to own work – including clarity in thinking, analysis or coding, documentation, liaison and discussion.
  • Excellent spoken and written English. EU or EEA passport required, or other right to work in Ireland.
  • Importantly, all roles have a rewarding salary, pension, health insurance, permanent health insurance, death in service, and CPD support.
  • We are an equal opportunities employer, with many nationalities and backgrounds across the team.

Please email careers@compass.ie and include your CV. All applications will be treated in complete confidence.  Our team build is always led by our founder and Managing Director, Gearóid Ó Riain.

To discuss please call Gearóid Ó Riain, Managing Director, goriain@compassinformatics.com, or phone at  +353 87 2902343.  NO AGENCIES.

IT & Analytics Business Analyst Project Manager, Dublin team

(February 2018)

We are carrying out many key projects through 2019 and beyond for key clients where we design, build and support business critical solutions in the environment and natural resources, planning and heritage, and the important transportation sector.  We carry out this work from our Dublin office to Irish, British, South African client organisations.  Severn Trent Water, Teagasc, National Transport Authority , South African Biodiversity Information Facility are just some of those clients.

We now wish to expand our team with a skilled IT/Data analytics business analyst with project management

  • Undertake requirements analysis and solutions high level design.
  • Document requirements using agile tools including user stories, and formulate sprint plans.
  • Manage delivery using clear project and team management approaches.
  • Bring your strong liaison and relationship building skills to bear in solutions that matter.
  • Deal honestly and directly with clients and with the internal team for shared success.

Required:

  • Business analyst experience and approaches expertise.
  • Structured project management methods and experience, based on Prince2/ PMP or similar.
  • Awareness of ISO27001 and 9001 expectations.
  • Strong teamwork and leadership experience.
  • Excellent communications (verbal, written) and ability to blend the detail with the big picture appreciation.
  • Ordered and structured approach to work, documenting, and ability to deal with challenges in a direct and honest fashion.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Qualification or proven experience in  project management and/or business analysis.
  • At least 3 years relevant work experience, likely 5+.

Senior .Net Developer (C#, MVC, SQL Server; Xamarin / GIS) – Dublin team

A chance to lead development of key environmental and transportation solutions.  Main elements of role:

  • Senior development including development of .Net C#, MVC, REST, SQL, integration with other systems
  • Web and mobile systems (Xamarin) interest a plus
  • Interest in digital mapping systems development (Esri JavaScript API use, similar to a Google Maps API plus)
  • Experience in agile development and using Scrum
  • Experience of business systems analysis and design
  • Rollout to live environments
  • Documentation of all code produced
  • Knowledge transfer to other members of the team
  • Work as part of the existing project teams
  • Participation in code reviews

We would welcome new team members with technical leadership interest and capabilities.

Skills profile:

The successful candidate must have:

  • Qualification in computer science/business information technology, or a comparable qualification with the corresponding professional experience.
  • Three years at least of .Net development and SQL Server exposure
  • Excellent spoken and written English

GIS Data Analysts (Esri ArcGIS, Python, SQL Server with strong domain knowledge) – Dublin team; London.

(February 2018)

As we expand our work in environment and natural resources, planning and heritage, and the important transportation sector, we require a skilled GIS & data analyst.  A number of roles with varying seniority levels.  However strong core skills in GIS, SQL, Python plus a real sharpness is ultimately what we require.  Ability to guide, design, advise for more senior roles.

Key skills:

  • Esri ArcGIS desktop
  • SQL and SQL Server
  • Python
  • Ability to develop excellent domain knowledge so we can liaise with and delivery data analysis that is appropriate and of great value

Other IT, Analytics, and GIS Jobs

Over the past year we have expanded our GIS, spatial analysis and system development teams, and built a new marine data analytics team.  Note we always welcome expressions of interest for future opportunities. Locations include Dublin, Galway, Wexford.

Please email careers@compass.ie and include your CV. All applications will be treated in complete confidence.  

To discuss please call Gearóid Ó Riain, Managing Director, goriain@compassinformatics.com, or phone at  +353 87 2902343.  NO AGENCIES.

STRICTLY NO AGENCY INQUIRIES PLEASE!

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What our clients say...

"The Compass team combine top class skills and hold integrity dear."
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"The Compass team combine top class skills and hold integrity dear."

“The analytical data provided by Compass applications allows us to make better decisions”
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“The analytical data provided by Compass applications allows us to make better decisions”

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Our Locations

Dublin
  • Compass Informatics Limited
  • Block 8, Blackrock Business Park
  • Carysfort Avenue, Blackrock
  • County Dublin, Ireland, A94 W209
  • +353-1-210 4580
  • compassinformatics.com
  • info@compass.ie
UK
  • Compass Informatics UK Limited
  • Templar House, 1 Sandbeck Court, Sandbeck Way
  • Wetherby, LS22 7BA
  • United Kingdom
  • +44-1937-833933
  • compassinformatics.com
  • info@compassinformatics.co.uk
Cape Town
  • Dira Informatics (PTY) Ltd.
  • P.O. Box 4499, Tygervalley
  • 7536 Cape Town, South Africa
  • (Operating as an associated company)
  • +27-76-8147758
  • compassinformatics.com
  • info@compassinformatics.co.za