Scientific Software Engineer

Posted by Montserrat Volcano Observatory (MVO)

Job Title: Scientific Software Engineer

Location: Flemming’s, Montserrat
Salary: EC$127,520 – EC$146,386
Expiry Date: Thursday, September 30, 2021
Posted by Montserrat Volcano Observatory (MVO)

Applications are invited for a highly motivated Scientific Software Engineer to join the team at the Montserrat Volcano Observatory (MVO) on a two (2) year contract. The post includes the development and maintenance of real-time data acquisition and processing systems for the detection and reporting of phenomena related to the behaviour of the Soufrière Hills Volcano. The applicant should be experienced in a range of computer technologies, possess excellent communication skills and be strongly results oriented.


The MVO is the organisation responsible for monitoring the Soufriere Hills Volcano located on the island of Montserrat in the Eastern Caribbean. The volcano is monitored using an extensive network of instruments deployed on and around the volcano. This data must be transmitted to the observatory, archived, processed, analysed and reported. Your primary job will be to provide the software support necessary to make these things happen.

Job Purpose:

Provide computer systems design, development, support and consultation on new and existing data collection, processing, analysis and reporting systems, including intranet and internet Web sites and Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS).

Annual compensation:

EC$127,520 – EC$146,386 (commensurate with experience)

Full details of the position and the required experience for the post can be found via the downloabable PDF below: