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Senior Analytics Officer


Location: Loughs Agency HQ

Closing Date: 26/08/2022 1:00 pm

Salary: £39,748 – £42,639 per annum


Salary Scale: Senior Scientific Officer (SSO) £39,748 – £42,639 per annum

 The post will run until 31st March 2023 (subject to funding and with possible extension)


Essential Criteria

Applicants must demonstrate that they possess the following criteria, by the closing date for applications.  Each essential criteria will be applied.


  1. A degree AND minimum two years’ research experience.
  2. A proven track record in initiating, conducting and managing innovative scientific or technology projects and to statistically analyse and interpret the results.
  3. Evidence of a theoretical and practical knowledge (including demonstrable experience) processing GIS data, geospatial predictive modelling and report writing.
  4. Experience managing resources in a collaborative research environment (including working and reporting to Project Boards and funders in formal project management structures).
  5. Excellent communication skills (oral and written), including experience of delivering public presentations to academic and stakeholder audiences and ability to communicate complex data/concepts clearly and concisely.


Desirable Criteria

Some or all of the following criteria MAY be used in the event of a large number of suitably qualified applications.


  1. A MSc qualification in an environmental area.
  2. Experience of publishing in peer reviewed literature.
  3. Familiarity with data acquisition systems, configuration of remote devices and sensor technology.
  4. Demonstrable experience of scripting and data processing with languages like Python, SQL and R for processing serial data, etc.
  5. Experience with open source and operating systems (Linux), message queue technologies (e.g., Kafka) and relational database systems

Closing date for return of completed application forms is not later than 1pm on Friday 26th August 2022. 



Candidate Information Booklet

Application Form

Monitoring Form


Contact Details

22 Victoria Road - currently closed
BT47 2AB

+44 (0) 28 71 342100

D'arcy Magee Court - currently closed
Dundalk Street
County Louth

+353 (0) 42 938 3888

Application Pack


Following the Government’s advice in relation to COVID-19, Loughs Agency has put in place a number of measures to maximise our capacity to continue to deliver our services as best we can.