[ES_JOBS_NET] Multiple Positions, CIRES/GMD Scientific, web, database programmers, Boulder, CO

Christine Wiedinmyer christin at ucar.edu
Sat Apr 18 20:04:31 MDT 2015


Posting Title 	PRA: CIRES/GMD Scientific, web, database programmers
Campus 	Boulder
City 	Boulder, CO
Position Type 	Research Faculty
Posting date 	04/17/2015
Closing date 	
Full/Part Time 	Full-time
Background Check Required? 	Yes
Job Summary 	
Posting Description 	

The Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) 
at University of Colorado Boulder is seeking candidates for multiple 
positions in the fields of scientific programming, database management, 
and web programming. Successful candidates will work withNOAAEarth 
System Research Laboratory (ESRL) scientists on analyzing observations 
of atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations.

The Global Monitoring Division atNOAAESRLcollects air samples from 
around the world, measures trace gas species in those samples, and 
studies those measurements to produce analyses like 
CarbonTracker,GLOBALVIEW, and the Annual Greenhouse Gas 
Index.ESRLprocesses thousands of air samples each year and is 
responsible for tracking these results in database systems and making 
results available to scientists and the general public. Simulating 
greenhouse gas distributions in the atmosphere requires high-resolution, 
accurate meteorological models, implemented on high-performance 
computing systems.

Scientific programmers and data specialists are needed to support 
greenhouse gas observations processing and modeling activities atESRL. 
Duties include working with project scientists to develop and implement 
new atmospheric models, support existing codes, manage database systems, 
perform quality-control analysis of observations, conduct simulations, 
develop new software, help to prepare product releases, and manage group 
computing resources. Applicants should be familiar with a broad range of 
software tools on Unix systems and should be comfortable working as part 
of a collaborative team.

Minimum Qualifications 	

Required Qualifications
• Masters or bachelor’s degree in atmospheric science, oceanography, 
applied mathematics, chemistry, physics, or computer science
• Fluency in English
• Ability to work with other project members in a positive and 
constructive manner

Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills and abilities 	
Desired Qualifications 	

Desired Qualifications
• Familiarity with meteorology or atmospheric chemistry
• Demonstrated expertise using Unix computing systems, including shell 
• Proficiency in parallel programming (MPIorOMP) using C/C++, Fortran 
90, or similar languages
• Experience working with scientific data file formats such as netCDF 
andHDFand software to manipulate such data
• Knowledge of visualization/analysis software: R, Python, Perl, 
Matlab,IDL, etc.
• Web programming experience (HTML,PHP, javascript)
• Experience with database management systems and database software 
(MySQL or similar).

Special instructions to applicants 	

Applicants must complete the Faculty/University Staff andEEOData 
(application) form and upload the required documents:

1. Resume
2. A cover letter
3. Proof of highest degree earned (copy of diploma or unofficial 
4. List of three professional references with all contact information 
from whom an official written letter of recommendation will be requested 
by the hiring unit at the appropriate time during the search.

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to 
building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, 
racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and 
veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request 
for individuals with disabilities by contacting theADAcoordinator at 
hr-ada at colorado.edu. The University of Colorado Boulder conducts 
background checks for all final applicants being considered for employment.

The position will be filled as a Professional Research Assistant at the 
University of Colorado Boulder and will be eligible for employee 
benefits, including 22 days of vacation (for a 100% position) per year.


Job posting contact 	Karen Dempsey
Job posting contact telephone 	303-492-1168
Job posting contact email 	Jobs at cires.colorado.edu
Job Posting Number 	RF02411
Quicklink for Posting 	http://www.jobsatcu.com:80/postings/98797 
Open Until Filled 	Yes

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