February 2012
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[Met-jobs] Vacant position as Statistician at StormGeo group

From Gard Hauge <>
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Date Tue, 28 Feb 2012 10:15:44 +0100

Vacant position


The StormGeo Group is proud to have some of the brightest minds in the commercial MetOcean forecasting industry, all creating and delivering high-end quality solutions. We started off with 5 young enthusiastic weather loving people and we are now over 105 co-workers from 13 nationalities inspiring each other to deliver quality and cutting-edge products. During the last ten years we have invested 18 mill € in Research and Development in order to be a marked leading weather provider. StormGeo has 12 offices in 10 countries: Norway, Sweden, Denmark, USA, Azerbaijan, Germany, Brazil, Australia, United Kingdom and Dubai (UAE)


The Research and Development team, consisting of met-ocean scientists and application developers, is at the heart of operations and application development of the company. We are currently looking to recruit a new statistician to our company.

Job Description

The primary objective of this position is to investigate MetOcean parameters for criteria reports. The position involves extensive analysis work and report writing. There will also be research work in developing methods and systems for improvements of MetOcean Forecasting services.  There is today a strong need in the oil business of proper criteria estimation, and StormGeo need to strengthen our competence within this area.

The position is permanent and start date is as soon as possible.


-       MSc or PhD in Statistics, Engineering, Oceanography, Meteorology and preferably a specialization/experience in deriving MetOcean design and operating criteria for offshore industry.

-       High resourcefulness with strong problem solving instincts and close attention to details.

-       Team working skills and the ability to work with little technical supervision in a multidiscipline environment.

-       A high level of fluency in written and spoken English Awareness of current statistical techniques and MetOcean standards and their application, and state-of-the-art in MetOcean research.

-       Good programming skills preferable in the statistical software R.

-       Knowledge of design criteria standards like ISO-19901, DNV RC-C205 or HSE 2001/10

-       Knowledge of extreme value theory

-       Good knowledge with an interpreted computer language (Perl, Python,  etc.), SQL and shell scripting is an advantage

-       Knowledge of scripting is an advantage

-       You work in a structured and systematic manner which makes it easy for you to meet deadlines. It is decisive for success in the position that you are goal-oriented and quality-conscious.

We offer an exciting and international job in a project oriented company that offers excellent professional and personal development possibilities for the successful candidate.

Additional Information

Primary work location is Bergen, Norway or Aberdeen, Scotland but travel activities must be expected.

Applications with complete CV should be send to:

We offer salary according to qualifications and experience.

All application should be marked with ”Application Statistician 2012” in the subject field no later the April 5th            


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