Environmental/Ecological Modeller

DHI Group

Udlandet (øvrige)

Application Deadline:
30 April 2020

Expected start date:


Vancouver, BC

Job type:

Working hours:

Contact person:
Joshua Jon van Berkel

DHI Water & Environment, Inc. is seeking applicants for an environmental / ecological modelling specialist position for its Vancouver, British Columbia operations. This exciting position will immerse the successful applicant in DHI’s advanced ‘MIKE Powered by DHI’ suite of water-environment related numerical models, with particular focus on emerging modelling techniques related to distinct or integrated hydrodynamic, environmental pressure, dynamic habitat and Agent-based modelling.

Responsibilities and challenges

The main responsibilities and challenges in the job are:

  • Automating and optimizing ecological model development and execution, data analysis and data processing
  • Preparing / presenting reports and study results
  • Preparing proposals and engaging with clients and stakeholders.

Qualifications and personal skills

Applicants will be filtered, for further consideration in the selection process, and evaluated based on their adherence to below-specified requirements. Applicants are asked to demonstrate that they:

  • Hold a University Degree, e.g. Bachelor, Master’s Degree, or higher, in a related discipline, e.g.:
    • Marine Biology
    • (Spatial) Ecology
    • Oceanography
  • Have a minimum of 5 to 7 years of proven experience in the execution of environmental or ecological numerical modelling, with particular emphasis on skills related to:
    • Processing various forms of coastal environmental monitoring datasets (e.g. telemetry, physicochemical)
    • Programming (e.g. in Python, R, Matlab, C/C#) and flair for automating model setup and execution
    • The set-up and execution of hydrodynamic models
    • The set-up and execution of comprehensive environmental pressure numerical models (e.g. water quality, underwater acoustics, oil spill), and / or
    • The set-up and execution of Agent-based models
  • Have some experience in carrying out business development and writing Project proposals
  • Are self-directed, enthusiastic and able to quickly develop new numerical modelling skills.

We offer

  • A great opportunity to utilize, shape and expand your skills and expertise in a global team of experts that invests over 20% of revenues in research and development
  • A flexible, informal work atmosphere with highly professional and motivated colleagues
  • Interaction with hignly experienced colleagues in more than 30 countries
  • An attractive compensation package commensurate with your experience, competences and responsibilities

Office location
Vancouver, British Columbia.
Kindly note, while residence in the Metro Vancouver is preferred, applicants from outside this area will be accepted if they meet the stated qualifications and personal skills.

Application / next step
Please submit your application including CV via the relevant job posting on DHI’s website: http://www.dhigroup.com/careers or send a cover letter, addressed to Mr. Josh van Berkel, and comprehensive Curriculum Vitae to the following email address jvb@dhigroup.com.
Deadline for application is 03-04-2020.

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