New vacancy: Data Administrator

November 16 2016 by Global Careers



New vacancy: Data Administrator

Patent Database Section, Global Databases Division, Global Infrastructure Sector

WIPO Careers

Grade – P3

Contract Duration – two years *

Duty Station: CH-Geneva

Posting Date: 23-Oct-2016

Application Deadline: 01-Dec-2016

The main role of the incumbent is to plan, design, implement, improve, maintain and operate the complex data conversion and loading procedures for the PATENTSCOPE system ensuring that national patent collections are processed and loaded in a timely manner while continuously improving the level of automation of procedures.

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Essential: First-level university degree in computer science or information technology.


Essential: At least three years of continuous experience with any of the TALEND tools for data integration and at least three years of continuous experience with MySQL and Java.


Essential: Excellent written and spoken knowledge of English.

Job-related competencies

  • Comprehensive knowledge of data exchange standards, XML format, XML processing tools, JAVA, open source development environments and database environments including Oracle, MySQL or similar products.
  • Knowledge of data quality assurance.
  • Good understanding of IT best practice and its application in a business environment.
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