Computer / Database Geologist

  •   Contract
  •   Sudan

Job Objective:

  • To create & maintain the Exploration Department’s geological databases and ancillary file sets, using appropriate database software- To analyze and report on said data to guide the department’s mineral prospecting activities


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Create & maintain geological databases using appropriate specialist software;
  • Validate & maintain the integrity of geological datasets, collected by field teams;
  • Identify and implement new geological computer applications to improve the department’s field activities;
  • Computer-based generation of above data-derived products (trench & drill logs, cross-sections) for the benefit of the field teams, for reporting and resource modeling purposes;
  • Develop, optimize, maintain and deliver appropriate reports that meet business key performance indicator requirements and timing.
  • Collaborate and develop strategies for implementation of spatial data models and processes to improve data management and delivery systems;.
  • Custodianship of the exploration geochemistry and drilling databases;
  • Train project team members in data management practices and software use;
  • Review existing processes and contribute to process refinement, training, monitoring and documentation;
  • Develop and implement standards, processes and workflows to ensure high quality, timely data products;
  • Update and/or manage exploration databases and contribute to geological data compilation activities.


Qualification & Requirements:

  • University degree in Geology
  • Formal qualification in exploration geology
  • Formal qualification in geology-related IT applications
  • Knowledge of exploration geology
  • In-depth knowledge of computer operation, operating systems and miscellaneous specialist geology software
  • Knowledge of database creation and implementation


Experience Required:

  • Proven experience with geological database creation, implementation and maintenance
  • Experience in field geology work
  • Experience with database programming languages
  • Experience with acQuire geological database software
  • Experience with mineral resource modeling software packages



Job & Company Detail

Company Industry


Company Size

1000+ Employees


Arabic, English

Job Category


Applications Accepted Until

10 December 2016