Overview

The successful candidate will have at a minimum a Master’s Degree in Information Science, Computer Science or related field, and 3 years of experience working in a related discipline.

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Experience requirements:

Demonstrated experience with metadata schemas, controlled vocabularies, linked data
Experience with web-services for scientific data discovery and delivery
Experience with digital content management tools
Experience with metadata and data manipulation
Knowledge requirements:

Expertise with geospatial and oceanographic community conventions and standards
Familiarity with XML, RDF, NetCDF tools and formats
Ability to program in Python, Matlab, R, or other scripting languages
Fluent in the use of SQL-based database access tools
Basic knowledge of scientific instrumentation and measurements
Familiarity with international meta data standards and practices and their creation
Competencies requirements:

Strong problem-solving skills
Strong organizational skills
Ability to deal with multiple parallel projects involving several stakeholder groups, and consistently meet deadlines
Ability to effectively prioritize tasks and to effectively manage assigned work during periods of peak demand
Strong oral communication and writing skills
Ability to work in a team-oriented, multidisciplinary environment.
Assets:

Demonstrated interest in ocean sciences and/or Earth sciences
Familiarity with problem and project tracking software such as Jira, Bugzilla or equivalent
Experience with oceanographic expeditions

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About University of Victoria and Ocean Networks Canada

Ocean Networks Canada (ONC) is a world-leading organization supporting ocean discovery and technological innovation. ONC is a not-for-profit society that operates and manages innovative cabled observatories on behalf of the University of Victoria that supply continuous power and Internet connectivity to various scientific instruments located in coastal, deep-ocean, and Arctic environments. ONC's cable arrays host hundreds of sensors distributed in, on and above the seabed along with mobile and land based assets strategically located, and instruments that address key scientific and policy issues (subsea earthquakes and tsunamis, ocean acidification, marine biodiversity, etc.) within a wide range of environments.