The successful candidate will work with state-of-the art mapping software (Esri ArcGIS) to undertake geographic analysis to create maps and web apps that enable users to interrogate data holdings. Data harvesting, handling metadata, managing large databases in keeping with NIWA's and Seabed 2030's policies. Creating digital seafloor maps from a digital elevation model for distribution. Creating Raster Mosaic Datasets and publish as image analysis services. Analysing data quality and checking richness of metadata available. Creating functional web applications and 3D scenes as well as story maps as a rich interactive interface for data retrieval, visualisation and analysis
A degree in marine geoscience, spatial analysis, surveying, or geography, with particular interest in marine bathymetry, mapping, GIS. Experience with data manipulation and gridding algorithms. Excellent knowledge of, and proven experience of work with spatial data and data management both desktop and online. Some experience or understanding of marine geology, seafloor mapping technology (multibeam, single beam echosounder)
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