The Institute of Catastrophe Risk Management invites applications for the position of Research Associate.
ICRM is a multi-disciplinary catastrophe risk management research institute which advances understandings and develops models of risks related to natural disasters such as earthquakes, tsunamis, typhoons, and floods, and non-traditional risks such as infectious diseases and terrorism.
Key Responsibilities :
Developing and maintaining the Institute’s GIS and Database infrastructure to support its research work
Running of in-house risk models and outreach activities
Develop data capturing and visualization tools
Oversee and maintain the Institute’s GIS infrastructure including its data depository developed in MS SQL and VM environments
Establish procedures on data quality assurance, and develop documentation
Job Requirements :
A Master degree or higher in Engineering or Computer Science or closely relevant field
Minimum 4 years of relevant working experience covering GIS, VM and Database Management
Demonstrated knowledge of programming languages, such as C++, C#, Java, or Python, within a GIS environment
In-depth knowledge of ESRI ArcGIS, OpenGIS (e.g. QGIS), and other GIS productsSpecifically, to cover ESRI ArcGIS Product Suite version 10.
6 and above, including ArcPy scripting, ArcGIS Model Builder, ArcGIS Pro and map publishing
In-depth knowledge of developing web-based applications and API in software applications
Demonstrated knowledge and experience with MS SQL Server database management and Window Server OS
Experience in management and administration of the virtual server environments, such as Microsoft Azure, VMware and other VM products
Excellent English skills, oral and written
We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.