Senior Analyst - Her Majesty’s Nautical Almanac Office

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, July 20, 2021
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Pre-doctoral/Graduate Positions
Institution Classification/Type: 
Government Agency
UK Hydrographic Office
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Job Announcement Text: 

Location: Taunton, Somerset
Salary: £33,287 per annum
Hours: Full time/ Part time / Flexible
Contract: Permanent

A unique opportunity to combine your strong analytical skills with a passion for astronomy/navigation. We are seeking a Senior Analyst to support the delivery of Her Majesty's Nautical Office (HMNAO) product portfolio, spanning astronomical and celestial navigation and astronomical data.

Her Majesty’s Nautical Almanac Office (HMNAO) – sits within UKHO’s Operations Division’s Scientific Analysis Group. HMNAO is a specialist team whose purpose is to provide solutions to astronomical and celestial navigation problems and to provide astronomical data to a wide variety of customers, both military and civil, including the public.

The purpose of this post is to support the delivery of the HMNAO product portfolio schedule.

If you have a passion for astronomy/navigation and thrive on working in a small, close-knit technical team, then this could be the role for you.

We are looking for candidates who have the tenacity to analyse large volumes of numerical data and the ability to work with a high level of attention to detail to ensure a consistent and accurate output. You will have a degree/postgraduate qualification level, or equivalent experience, in mathematics or physics related discipline and will be computer literate with experience of programming languages.

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Closing date: 23:55 4 July 2021.

Included Benefits: 

UKHO is a great place in which to explore your career potential and offers a wealth of training and development opportunities. While our projects are career-defining, the work/life balance that we can offer you is equally exceptional.

Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, July 20, 2021
Selection Deadline: 
Monday, July 26, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
No Status Given (Opted Out)
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