An Garda Siochana is hiring for full-time positions nationally. They hope to find people with a special set of skills and will be recruiting for data and crime analysts. Those who are best suited for the positions will be creative problem solvers that enjoy working with quantitative and qualitative data. In addition, those who have good written and oral communications skills are dedicated to achieving quality results against tight deadlines.
The data and crime analysts will be responsible for giving information to support operational and strategic policing, analysing and combining data from a range of sources, raising awareness of patterns and trends, and much more.
Those who are successful will complete a five-week training programme which is expected to be held in Templemore.
The job description says: “An Garda Siochana is in the process of building a data ecosystem (or a system of data value chains) that ensures the same data is used for both operational and analytical purposes, as envisaged in the Government strategy APSFF.”
"Reporting to a Senior Analyst, those appointed will work directly as part of police investigation and management information teams.”
"They will leverage data from multiple sources to support better outcomes for victims and inform organisational decisions through information-led policing. Given the rapid digitisation of society and crime, those appointed will regularly have opportunities to think of new and innovative ways of solving problems and crimes, and contribute to the development of new formal methodologies/approaches to data analysis."
People who are interested can visit this link for details on how to apply.