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17 Nov 2023

CMMI hiring for Data Scientist and Full-stack Developer

The Cyprus Marine and Maritime Institute (CMMI) has advertised the openings of Data Scientist and Full-Stack Developer, both situated at the Maritime Digitalisation Centre (MDigiC) of CMMI, situated in Cyprus. The CMMI is a non-profit, research, innovation and technology development organisation established in Cyprus, supported by EU funds via the Teaming program, as well as the Government of Cyprus and established industry stakeholders.
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The Cyprus Marine and Maritime Institute (CMMI) has advertised the openings of Data Scientist and Full-Stack Developer, both situated at the Maritime Digitalisation Centre (MDigiC) of CMMI, situated in Cyprus.

CMMI Open Positions

Data Scientist Position

The Cyprus Marine and Maritime Institute (CMMI) invites applications for the recruitment of a qualified applicant for the Data Scientist position at the Maritime Digitalisation Centre (MDigiC) of CMMI, situated in Cyprus. The employment period is a fixed-term two-year contract, with the possibility of renewal. 

Company and Group Description

The CMMI is a non-profit, research, innovation and technology development organisation established in Cyprus, supported by EU funds via the Teaming program, as well as the Government of Cyprus and established industry stakeholders. The CMMI pulls together expertise from local universities and industry and international partners.

Within MDigiC, our portfolio of current and forthcoming projects spans a diverse array of domains and methods. More relevant to this position are the following projects:

(i) Developing advanced tools for marine spatial planning to support sustainable ocean resource management.

(ii) Developing models for maritime traffic analysis to improve vessel estimated time of arrival and predict port congestion.

(iii) Utilising satellite or aerial imagery for improved earth observation and remote sensing in the context of various marine and maritime applications.

Data Scientist candidate profile

We seek to recruit a data scientist with the desire and ability to undertake a range of multidisciplinary projects that will support research work at the CMMI. At this early developmental stage of the CMMI, there is a great incentive to collaborate towards forging the direction of the Institute and to capitalise on partnerships with local and international CMMI partners.

Data Scientist job description

The successful candidate will:

Research & Development
  • Conduct research within funded projects by implementing and evaluating state-of-the-art methodologies.
  • Propose ideas for novel research themes and hypotheses with the potential of translating them into publications and securing funding.
  • Test hypotheses and evaluate scientific data from various sources, revisiting and adjusting working hypotheses as suitable.
  • Collaborate on projects with partners from other research institutions, universities, and the industry.
Publication & Dissemination
  • Author research articles for peer-reviewed journals and conferences, as well as book chapters.
  • Present papers at international conferences, and other venues to disseminate research findings.
  • Collaborate in the preparation of scientific reports, including those for project deliverables.
Management & Coordination
  • Manage personal academic research and associated administrative tasks.
  • Liaise with funding bodies and provide information to project stakeholders.
  • Represent the research group at both internal and external meetings and seminars, either with other members of the team or alone.

Data scientist qualifications

  • Holds a BSc or MSc or PhD in Computer Science, Data Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or related discipline.
  • Strong understanding of data structures, algorithms, and proficiency in at least one programming language (preferably Python).
  • Acquainted with relevant machine learning libraries and proficient in data visualisation techniques and tools.
  • Strong understanding of traditional statistical methods, e.g. statistical tests such as ANOVA, and strong interest in learning about more advanced statistical methods (e.g. nonparametric Bayesian methods as well as Sequential Monte Carlo methods).
  • Experience working with a variety of data sources and the ability to clean and validate data, improving data quality. The ability to select, fine-tune, and train machine learning models is a plus.
  • Familiarity with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) will be considered as a strong advantage.
Personal Characteristics
  • Strong analytical and integrative thinking.
  • Strong organisational and teamwork skills.
  • Strong written, oral, graphical, and digital presentation skills.
  • Ability to interact with governmental, industrial, and other external organisations to build productive relationships.
  • Ability to work under pressure, delegate and plan personal workload effectively.
  • Ability to solve problems creatively.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.
  • 13th Salary.
  • Pension Plan.
  • Flexible Working Hours.
  • Hybrid Working Model (2 days from home; 3 days from the office).
  • “Dress for your Day”.
  • 21 days of Annual Leave.
  • Offering additional days off.
  • Extensive learning opportunities.
  • Purpose-driven organisation.
  • A culture of belonging where everyone feels seen, heard, valued for who they are and empowered to succeed.

This is a chance to take on a challenging and impactful role, while also growing your professional skills and expertise. If you are a self-motivated, driven, and dedicated data scientist, we would love to hear from you.

How to apply

Applications will be evaluated immediately on a rolling basis. Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview, and the position will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate is found. To apply, please submit:

  • A detailed curriculum vitae
  • Examples of related work in the form of a report or a Jupyter notebook.

Only applications that fulfil the above criteria will be considered. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, or sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin or disability. All applications will be treated in strict confidence.

Please refer to our privacy notice in  Privacy Notice Potential Employees.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

For further information please contact us at +357 24506122 or by email at recruitment [at] cmmi.blue. Those interested can find more information here

Full-stack Developer Position

The Cyprus Marine and Maritime Institute (CMMI), invites applications for the recruitment of qualified applicants for the Full-Stack Developer position at the Maritime Digitalisation Centre (MDigiC) of CMMI, situated in Cyprus. The employment period is a fixed term one-year contract, with the possibility of renewal.

Cyprus Marine and Maritime Institute

The Cyprus Marine and Maritime Institute (CMMI) is a non-profit, research, innovation and technology development organisation established in Cyprus, supported by EU funds via the Teaming program, as well as the Government of Cyprus and established industry stakeholders. The CMMI pulls together expertise from local universities and industry and international partners. MDigiC’s areas of interest include but are not restricted to, vessel performance optimisation, intelligent data acquisition, interpretation, and communication for informed decision support.

Full-stack Developer candidate profile

We seek to recruit visionary software engineers with the desire and ability to undertake a range of multidisciplinary projects that will support research work at the CMMI. At this early developmental stage of the CMMI, there is a great incentive to collaborate towards forging the direction of the Institute and to capitalise on partnerships with local and international CMMI partners. We seek software engineers who will be excited to explore a diverse range of topics and contribute to MDigiC’s growth.

The ideal candidate is a talented and experienced full-stack developer joining our team (MDigiC) and leading the development of cutting-edge software solutions. This is a unique opportunity for a software engineer looking to delve deeper into innovative solutions and lead exciting projects.

Full-stack developer job description

Successful candidates will contribute to CMMI projects, assist in the preparation of reports and deliverables, contribute to scientific reports, and develop software tools. Successful candidates are expected to have skills within the field of Computer Science. Exceptional candidates with a large interest in software engineering and full-stack development will also be considered.

Full-stack developer responsibilities
  • Design and implement highly scalable, robust, and secure software solutions.
  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automation.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and launch new features.
  • Take ownership of the software development lifecycle, from ideation to deployment.
  • Stay up to date with emerging technologies and make recommendations on adoption where appropriate
Full-stack developer skills
(A) Must Have
  • Strong understanding of data structures, algorithms, and software design patterns.
  • Strong proficiency in at least one programming language (e.g., JavaScript, Python).
  • Experience with modern web development frameworks (e.g., React, Angular, Vue, WebComponents).
  • Good understanding of database design and management in SQL or NoSQL (e.g., MongoDB, MySQL, PostgreSQL).
  • Strong understanding of test-driven development and continuous integration/continuous deployment.
(B) Good to Have
  • Proven experience as a full-stack developer.
  • Experience leading software development teams.
  • A strong portfolio of previous work and contributions to open-source projects.
  • Understanding of security and encryption in the context of blockchain or other technologies.
  • Experience with cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure).
Personal Characteristics
  • Strong analytical and integrative thinking.
  • Strong organisational and teamwork skills.
  • Strong written and oral, graphical, and digital presentation skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure, delegate and plan personal workload effectively.
  • Ability to solve problems creatively.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.
  • 13th Salary.
  • Pension Plan.
  • Flexible Working Hours.
  • Hybrid Working Model (2 days from home; 3 days from the office).
  • “Dress for your Day” code.
  • 21 days of Annual Leave.
  • Offering Additional Annual Leaves in August.
  • Extensive learning opportunities.
  • Purpose-driven organisation.
  • A culture of belonging where everyone feels seen, heard, valued for who they are and empowered to succeed

This is a chance to take on a challenging and impactful role, while also growing your professional skills and expertise. If you are a self-motivated, driven, and dedicated engineer, we would love to hear from you.

How to apply

Applications will be evaluated immediately on a rolling basis. Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview, and the position will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate is found. To apply, please submit:

  • A detailed curriculum vitae
  • Your GitHub (or other) repository

Only applications that fulfil the above criteria will be considered. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, or sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin or disability. All applications will be treated in strict confidence.

Please refer to our privacy notice in  Privacy Notice Potential Employees.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

For further information please contact us at +357 24506122 or by email at recruitment [at] cmmi.blue. Those interested can find more information here.

 

 

EU (*) CMMI was established by the CMMI/MaRITeC-X project as a “Centre of Excellence in Marine and Maritime Research, Innovation and Technology Development” and has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program under grant agreement No. 857586; and matching  funding from the Government of the Republic of Cyprus