SafetyNet Technologies

Graduate Fishery Scientist at SafetyNet Technologies

By working with SafetyNet, you will be helping maintain sustainable fishing stocks, protecting endangered species and megafauna and helping fishing communities thrive.


We’re looking for a smart and dedicated Fisheries Scientist to join our team. You will have quantitative statistical analysis and experimental design and analytical competencies. The position will appeal to someone with a keen interest in natural science as well as a desire to understand how things work. Experience of working on fishing boats and catch sampling are a MUST HAVE as the role will involve conducting trial and at sea sampling. The successful person will have the ability to think on their feet and problem solve in real time around scientific, practical and human challenges, and buy into our vision for inventing technologies to create sustainable oceans. You want to work at an awarding winning conservation technology company that is making a difference in the oceans and you want to work with a similarly smart, generous and diverse group of people that put engineering, design, science, business and innovation together to solve intractable conservation challenges.

Quick Summary

  • Fisheries Scientist - Full-Time
  • Starting summer 2022
  • Location: From home mostly, and 3-5 Hardwidge Street, London SE1 3SY, UK (station: London Bridge) if needed
  • Circa 60 days seatime p.a.
  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • Compensation: £31K + Benefits
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  • To apply: send a cover letter and CV to, expressing your interest in the role. We will then invite you to a video call interview if you meet the criteria. Following the interview stage, shortlisted candidates will then be assigned a small task to demonstrate how they would approach the role. CLOSING DATE 30TH MAY 2022.

What is the job?

We are conducting fishing trials where we are gathering catch and oceanographic data with our products and need this data to be collected in a robust manner analysed to understand the outcomes and presented so as to inform our decision making for optimisation and maximum positive impact.


  • Experimental design for trial of our products.
  • Project management duties ensuring that the work plan is delivered on time and to budget
  • At sea operation of our hardware and catch sampling
  • Interpret data, analyse results using statistical techniques and provide ongoing reports
  • Produce reports and present results in different media.
  • Develop and implement databases, data collection systems, data analytics and other strategies that optimise statistical efficiency and quality
  • Interact with project partners to encourage and motivate them to deliver on commitments. 
  • Represent SNTech at Scientific and industry events such as ICES and fishing exhibitions
  • Work with SNTech colleagues to prioritise business and information needs
  • Provide feedback and insight on the development of fit for purpose precision fishing technologies and services.

We expect...

  • You understand and have undertaken experimental design
  • You have knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for curating and analysing datasets (Excel, R, SPSS, SAS etc). Experience with R is preferred
  • You have strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organise, analyse, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • You are adept at queries, report writing and presenting findings
  • You have worked on fishing boats and will be comfortable running a trial alongside the crew for periods up to 10 days.


The successful candidate would be joining a team of 15. You have a great opportunity here to shape the exact role depending on your aspirations. 2022 is an exciting time to join SafetyNet as we commercialise our first product to scale, develop our R&D pipeline, and shape the company for the future, all of which you will be a big part of.

In summary:

  • Exciting startup atmosphere
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Private healthcare insurance and dental insurance
  • Flexible working options (both location and times)
  • Opportunities for global travel
  • Regular social events 
  • The chance to make BIG social and environmental impact

About Us

SafetyNet Technologies’ mission is to develop and scale sustainable technologies that bring about ‘Precision Fishing’ – oceans where human activity satisfies the needs of our society, at the same time as being protective and sensitive to the marine ecosystem, aided by the right technology products. By working with SafetyNet, you will be helping maintain sustainable fishing stocks, protecting endangered species and megafauna and helping fishing communities thrive.

We hope you consider joining us!