Junior Water Data Consultant

KISTERS Australia
Regional ACT
Full Time
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  • Company Name: KISTERS Pty Ltd
  • Job Location: ACT
  • Employment Status: Full Time

About us

KISTERS Pty Ltd is part of the KISTERS Group with its head office KISTERS AG located in Aachen, Germany. The KISTERS Group offers software solutions for the management of water, air and environmental data and is also active in the energy market. Our customers include private companies including small firms and large multinationals, as well as local government, state and federal public agencies throughout Australia and internationally.

About the role

We are currently seeking a Junior Water Data Consultant to provide support and consulting services relating to our water data management software solutions – primarily Hydstra. The successful applicant will provide helpdesk and technical support to clients as well as supporting project managers on a range of consulting projects including system upgrades, developing custom solutions, system documentation and training end users. In this opportunity we have a long-term view to helping the successful candidate develop into a specialist Senior Water Data Consultant in our company. The position is located in Weston, ACT or alternatively may be located in Hobart, TAS.

Who we are looking for

We are looking for a dynamic person with a good balance of technical and people skills to provide technical support and consulting services to our customers across Australia and internationally. We are looking for someone who has (or is nearing completion of) a bachelor degree or masters in one of the following areas: Information Technology, Programming, Computer Science, Data Science or Environmental Science. You will also be keen to work at the intersection of water resource management, environmental data management, and IT solutions.

In addition the ideal candidate will have the following attributes:

  • Strong communication skills combined with a friendly, positive and customer service focused attitude
  • Be team-player with a willingness to engage with and learn from senior specialists
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • The ability to quickly learn new IT products, applications and technologies
  • Demonstrate aptitude or willingness to learn scripting languages (e.g. Python, Perl, SQL)
  • Some understanding of (or willingness to learn) hydrography, hydrological systems, and water resource management

What your day to day would look like

Responding to helpdesk and technical support enquiries via the technical support phone and email system regarding Hydstra software workflows, issues and troubleshooting.

Contributing to projects involving task automation, scripting and custom solution development.

Assisting clients and project managers with Hydstra software installations, updates and patching.

IT Network infrastructure administration.

Additional information

KISTERS is a time flexible employer offering flexible working hour arrangements. The successful candidate would be required to eventually work on a support call roster that could include occasional and temporary non-standard working hours. The successful candidate must also be willing to travel both within Australia and internationally on occasion. Recent graduates, those nearing completion of their studies, or early career professionals are encouraged to apply for this full-time permanent role.

In return, we will provide a supportive and collaborative environment as well as internal and external training opportunities to help you transition into the role and develop your water data consulting skillset and experiences.

To apply

To apply for this role you must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident. If you believe you have the necessary skills and attitude we are keen to hear from you. To apply please send your CV along with a cover letter stating how you are suited to this opportunity to Paul Sheahan via email [email protected].

Applications for this opportunity close at 11:59 pm on the 3rd of October.

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