Careers with Compass


GIS jobs in CompassWe are always keen to hear from people interested in a career with Compass Informatics. In particular, we look for staff with a strong technical aptitude and an interest in applying their skills to applications that make a difference.

With fifty staff from a range of countries and backgrounds and, working with a wide range of clients, we offer a diverse, challenging and rewarding professional environment and career development opportunities. Our salaries are competitive and our employee benefits include health insurance, sickness and life insurance, and pension contributions. Compass Informatics invests heavily in skills development and promotes a strong knowledge-sharing ethos.

Due to continued growth we seek expressions of interest or applications for pending and on-going opportunities.  Please note that for many posts we recruit from already-submitted CVs – so contact us now so we can consider you for any current and future opportunities.

Current Roles


We are creating more high quality jobs here in Compass Informatics (January 2020).

We have recently filled a range of positions and the following are current Ireland-based positions for which we would welcome applications via submission of a CV:

  1. GIS & Spatial Analyst (Marine spatial planning). Based with the Marine Institute, Galway;
  2. GIS & Spatial Analyst (Data management & analysis, ideally with interest in INSPIRE, GeoServer or similar skills) – (April 2020-). Based with the EPA, Wexford;
  3. Remote Sensing & Earth Observation across key pilot projects using EO / Sentinel for air quality, waste, water quality. RS/EO skills and using eCognition and other tools. Based with the EPA, Wexford;
  4. Geo system developer & analyst – including Python, and a range of open source GIS, .Net, and Earth Observation tools – Dublin (Interreg ECHOES);
  5. Remote Sensing & Earth Observation using open source tools, Python, Earth Observation tools – Dublin (Interreg ECHOES);
  6. Project manager & business analyst combined role – across Interreg ECHOES and other ICT projects – Dublin.

The roles 4, 5, 6 are fully or part funded under the ECHOES Interreg project co-funded by the European Union’s European Regional Development Fund and the Irish & Welsh Governments.

Common to all roles:

  • Requirements for a strong aptitude and a sharp mind, open to on-going learning – more so than years of experience.
  • All roles require an accurate and precise approach to own work – including clarity in thinking, analysis or coding, documentation, liaison and discussion.
  • Excellent spoken and written English. EU or EEA passport required, or other right to work in Ireland.
  • Importantly, all roles have a rewarding salary, pension, health insurance, permanent health insurance, death in service, and CPD support.
  • We are an equal opportunities employer, with many nationalities and backgrounds across the team.

Please email and include your CV. All applications will be treated in complete confidence.  Our team build is always led by our founder and Managing Director, Gearóid Ó Riain.

To discuss please call Gearóid Ó Riain, Managing Director,, or phone at  +353 87 2902343.  NO AGENCIES.

Other IT, Analytics, and GIS Jobs

Over the past year we have expanded our GIS, spatial analysis and system development teams.  Note we always welcome expressions of interest for future opportunities. Locations include Dublin, Galway, Wexford in Ireland, plus now roles in England and Scotland.


What our clients say...

"The Compass team combine top class skills and hold integrity dear."
"The Compass team combine top class skills and hold integrity dear."

“The analytical data provided by Compass applications allows us to make better decisions”
“The analytical data provided by Compass applications allows us to make better decisions”

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Our Locations

  • Compass Informatics Limited
  • Block 8, Blackrock Business Park
  • Carysfort Avenue, Blackrock
  • County Dublin, Ireland, A94 W209
  • +353-1-210 4580
  • Compass Informatics UK Limited
  • Templar House, 1 Sandbeck Court, Sandbeck Way
  • Wetherby, LS22 7BA
  • United Kingdom
  • +44-1937-833933
Cape Town
  • Dira Informatics (PTY) Ltd.
  • P.O. Box 4499, Tygervalley
  • 7536 Cape Town, South Africa
  • (Operating as an associated company)
  • +27-76-8147758