Vacancies

We currently have two exciting vacancies.

Ornithologist / Ecologist

Do you want to:

  • Further develop your track record in ecology?
  • Help make a difference by better understanding and evidencing the state of our environment?
  • Work in an entrepreneurial, growing company and help it grow faster?

We want you to have some or all of the following:

  • Demonstrable experience of field ecology with specific expertise in ornithology
  • Graduate or postgraduate in ecology, environmental management or related subject
  • A desire to use your ornithology skills together with your general ecology skills
  • Produce high quality reports and advise clients and other technical teams
  • Develop a wider understanding of ecosystem services
  • Collaborate with the ecology team

If so, Environment Systems would like to hear from you! A highly motivated mid-career ecologist, who is seeking to grow their track record, manage their own workload and develop their standing and business opportunities as a consultant ornithologist/ecologist. You will need to be passionate about the natural environment and sustainability with a view to problem solving and negotiating to get the best for biodiversity.

Work will include all types of breeding, migrating and wintering bird survey with specific interest in raptors and waders. Other surveys may include, but not limited to, phase I habitat survey, great crested newt survey, bat survey and dormouse survey. An understanding of Environmental Impact Assessment and Ecological Impact Assessment will be beneficial as there will be a requirement for timely advice into survey recommendations, design, data analysis and providing advice to clients, colleagues and consultees.

The post is initially for a fixed term 6 months, with the aim of extending it to join the team permanently. It will ideally be based in our Aberystwyth office, but home based working is an option for the right candidate. The post will require travel across Wales and possibly the UK. Competitive salary package to be negotiated on the basis of qualifications and experience.

Application is by short (2 page maximum) CV and covering letter emailed to graeme.summers@envsys.co.uk by 12pm Thursday 29th March. The covering letter should outline the reasons why you consider yourself to be suitable for this position and give concise examples on how your experience qualifies you for this role. Please include current salary details.

You are only eligible to apply for this position if you hold a passport from an EU country, or you possess a valid UK work visa.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE.

Software Developer

Do you want to:

  • Further develop your track record of creative thinking and applying it logically to solving problems?
  • Innovate and work at the research/operational interface?
  • Work in an entrepreneurial, growing company; and help it grow faster?

We want you to have some or all of the following:

  • Programming and scripting in Java and Python
  • Using Linux
  • Version control systems (Git)
  • Django (to contribute to web-based stuff)
  • Celery (asynchronous pipeline processing)
  • OGC standards (integration)
  • Cloud computing (AWS)
  • Using geospatial libraries and RDMS (PostgreSQL or equivalent)
  • UI experience including mobile apps

If so, Environment Systems is seeking you! A highly motivated developer, who is seeking to grow their track record in developing software.
The post is initially for a fixed term 6 months, with the aim of extending to join the team permanently. It will ideally be based in our Aberystwyth office, but home based working is an option for the right candidate. The post may require some UK and overseas travel. Competitive salary to be negotiated on the basis of qualifications and experience.

Application is by short (2 page maximum) CV and covering letter emailed to steve.keyworth@envsys.co.uk. The covering letter should set out why you believe you are a qualified candidate, give concise examples on how you are suited to the role and include current salary details.

You are only eligible to apply for this position if you hold a passport from an EU country, or you possess a valid UK work visa.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE.