Geoscientific System & Data Specialist


Geoscientific Systems & Data Specialist

  • Join an enthusiastic team of data and information management specialists
  • Work with multi-commodity greenfields and brownfields exploration teams
  • Permanent full-time role, Perth

About the role

We are looking for a Geoscientific Systems and Data Specialist to provide data management solutions and administer high quality geoscientific systems for the Australasian Region.

This role is an outstanding opportunity to provide specialist advice on Geoscientific systems, data and information management and related practices at a regional level for our Exploration business. Reporting to the Regional Data and Information Manager, you will:

  • Develop, implement and administer geoscientific systems and data management solutions in support of the regional exploration team
  • Understand, define and manage the region’s business requirements regarding systems, information and data
  • Operationalise global Data and Information Management initiatives and IS&T policies, practices, strategies and solutions within the region in pursuit of a standardised best practice approach across all regions
  • Manage contractors as required and provide in-field support to operations teams

About you

To be successfully considered for this role, you will have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Geosciences, Earth Science or Information Technology
  • Extensive experience in managing relational databases including drilling and surface sampling systems
  • Sound analytical skills to understand business requirements, identify as well as evaluate options and deliver systems, information and data solutions to address business needs
  • The proven ability to work collaboratively with a range of senior leaders, professional and technical staff to achieve customer focused outcomes through the sharing of expertise, skills and technical capability

It will also be beneficial if you have:

  • Ability to script in SQL and GDA equivalent experience with acQuire
  • Experience managing GIS (ESRI ArcGIS) data management systems, document management systems, automation and workflow management
  • Membership to a relevant professional association

Employee Benefits

  • Paid parental leave up to 9 months
  • Health cover scheme for employees and their immediate family
  • Rio Tinto employee share programme
  • Salary sacrifice & packaging options
  • Employee discounts – banking, accommodation, motoring, retail and more
  • Access to professional memberships

Where you will be working

Rio Tinto Exploration (RTX) is a global operation dedicated to discovering new mineral resources to replace and/or supplement those already mined by the Rio Tinto Group. RTX conducts exploration in both greenfield and brownfield environments, either discovering deposits in new geographical locations or growing and sustaining existing operations.

About us

As pioneers in mining and metals, we produce materials essential to human progress.

Aluminium for cars and smartphones. Copper for wind turbines, electric cars and the pipes that bring water to our home. Iron ore to shape our city skylines. Borates that help crops grow, titanium for paint – and diamonds that celebrate the best things in life.

Our long history is filled with firsts. We’ve developed some of the world’s largest and best quality mines and operations, and our people work in around 35 countries across six continents.

Creating an inclusive and diverse workforce

We are a diverse team of talented, enthusiastic individuals who foster a culture of inclusion. No matter how they may differ, our people share one thing in common. It’s a belief that work is more rewarding when we are accepted and valued for our differences, not judged by them. We all have something to contribute, and it’s this contribution that makes for a great organization and fulfilling career.

We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome – they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or anything else that makes us different.

Apply today if you want to work with the latest technology and innovation, in an environment where we challenge you to drive positive change.

This role is subject to Rio Tinto's Pre-employment Screening Standard and will involve your consent to conduct occupational health assessments and pre-employment checks.