Data Analyst – Spatial Data Engineering
An exciting opportunity is available to join Prospera for a Data Analyst to support Prospera in consolidating and processing the large amount of spatial and/or geocoded data stored in Prospera database. This work program is expected to improve the quality and accuracy of Prospera’s big spatial datasets, as well as democratising and making big spatial data more accessible and usable to members without spatial modelling software or expertise.
The Data Analyst is expected to work closely with the Economics, Finance and Inclusion (EFI) team and Prospera engagement areas to:
(i) perform integrity checks and corrections on a large number of official spatial data files;
(ii) index and consolidate spatial data files of varying levels of geographical disaggregation;
(iii)perform spatial joins of the data and produce easy-to-use flat files based on the needs of different engagement areas;
(iv) produce scripts that can process and provide ongoing updates on open source data.
Please click here to access the Terms of Reference detailing responsibilities and selection criteria:
About you (Selection Criteria)
We are looking for an individual who possess strong qualifications and experience to support (technical area) and policy making processes, including:
- Postgraduate qualification in Data Science, Geospatial Science, Computer Science, or Econometrics.
- Up to 5 years of relevant experience (research or industry).
- Advanced knowledge in geospatial modelling, data mining, and data management.
- Mastery of spatial software, such as QGIS and ArcGIS, and statistical software, such as R, Python, and STATA.
- Experience (either research or industry) in working with big spatial datasets.
- Excellent written communication skills with fluency in English (both written and oral). Language skills in Bahasa Indonesia is a plus.
- Proven ability to deliver data products and able to provide examples of research papers or summary of past spatial data modelling projects.
About the program
Prospera is a partnership facility between the Government of Australia (through Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade) and the Government of Indonesia. It aims to foster strong, sustainable, and inclusive economic growth in Indonesia. Commencing from 1 March 2018, Prospera is a planned five-year investment.
The remuneration will be set according to DFAT Adviser Remuneration Framework (ARF) Discipline Group A, Job Level 1. The remuneration level at which the Data Analyst is engaged will be based on the successful candidate’s relevant skills and experience. This is a short-term (consultancy) and international position with remote work.
How to apply
We welcome your interest in joining the Prospera team. Applications must be received by 5pm (Jakarta time) on Friday, 14 May 2021. Applications not containing a response to the selection criteria may not be considered.
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