Research Associate Data Management 70-80% Open Government Data

  • Kanton Basel-Landschaft
  • Liestal, BL, Switzerland
  • 19/08/2023
Full time Data Science Big Data Data Management Software Engineering DevOps

Job Description

Your responsibility

  • You will take on organisational, conceptual and content-related tasks in the preparation of Open Government Data (OGD) and work closely with data suppliers from various administrative units.
  • You identify new data sets that are suitable for free further use based on the data inventory that has already been created.
  • You design, model and automate processes from data input to data publication and ensure data quality.
  • You will process data from various subject areas and acquire the relevant basics (knowledge of methodology, etc.).
  • You are proactively committed to modern data management within the cantonal administration by promoting and representing topics such as data cataloging (metadata), data standards or other principles.

your background

  • You have a university degree (preferably an apprenticeship or further education in data science) and are interested in digital topics and modern public administration.
  • You have in-depth knowledge of data processing/(meta)data management and the necessary tools (R, SQL, Python, Excel, etc.). Knowledge in the areas of geoinformation processing/geodata or visualization tools is an advantage.
  • You work reliably, accurately and independently and have the ability to efficiently familiarize yourself with a wide range of topics.
  • You are characterized by conceptual, analytical thinking and a quick grasp.
  • You communicate verbally and in writing confidently.

Your advantages with us

employees in the centre

Shaping the future for the community

Work independently

Mobile working

Generous for holidays and vacations

Numerous professions in an exciting environment

Professional and social security

Centrally located and well connected

Fair and transparent wages

work fully remunerated

start of career

Getting ahead thanks to a long-term perspective

Find out more about our employment conditions

For questions about the position

Marc Battaglia Head of the Open Government Data
department and coordination office 061 552 56 31

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Cantonal administration of the canton of Basel-Landschaft

The cantonal administration of Basel-Landschaft is the largest employer in the canton. Spread over five directorates, the state chancellery and the courts, around 6,000 people work here in different professions, diverse specialist areas and with great experience in the service of the general public. Day after day, this large team applies its concentrated manpower and its wide-ranging expertise for the benefit of the population and the economy. This is how we maintain and develop prosperity and well-being in the canton.

Data and Statistics Office

The Office for Data and Statistics is responsible for conducting numerous statistical surveys and for publishing the data collected. It is also responsible for cantonal master data management in the area of ​​personal, building and apartment data, as well as the coordinated publication of open government data. The office also oversees the accounts of the residential communities and calculates the intra-cantonal financial equalization.

Specialist and coordination office Open Government Data

The OGD technical and coordination office operates the central OGD portal ( and coordinates the corresponding data processing at the departments.