[ES_JOBS_NET] Software Engineer Programmer Position at NOAA-GFDL
aparna at ou.edu
Wed Dec 2 09:02:21 MST 2015
*Initial consideration will be given to applications received prior to 4:00
p.m. (MST), Friday, 22 January 2016.Thereafter, applications will be
reviewed on an as-needed basis.*
The UCAR Visiting Scientist Programs, in cooperation with NOAA’s
Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL) is seeking applications for a
Software Engineer/Programmer III to support the GFDL empirical statistical
downscaling science project. This position is located on-site at the
NOAA’s Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL), Princeton, New Jersey
and may have the option of teleworking part-time.
The successful candidate will review, design extensions to, and lead
software implementation efforts for a modular software infrastructure used
to conduct statistical downscaling experiments on Unix-based computer
systems. Requires expertise in the R & Python programming languages and in
modular programming practices. Code review, (re)design planning, and
prioritization to be pursued in concert with team members.
This candidate will also:
- Define, evaluate, organize, and execute software testing methods,
focusing on the accurate addition of new algorithms and functionality,
reproducibility of results across software version releases, consistency
across multiple Unix-based hardware platforms, and the analysis &
enhancement of software performance.
- Support and participate in the analysis of statistical downscaling
experiment results, including the expansion of a set of statistical
analysis software tools to be co-developed with project scientists and
- Ensure that the software infrastructure ingests and produces large
volumes of netCDF data files that adhere to CF (Climate and Forecast)
metadata standards and are consistent with data management practices.
- Consistently demonstrate solid communication skills (including
preparation of written documentation for developers and users, exchanging
ideas with team members during planning sessions, contributing to the
preparation and/or review of scientific and technical manuscripts) and
comfort working and problem-solving as part of a modest-sized,
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
- Education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor of Science in
Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Earth & Atmospheric
related field and 6 to 10 years of computer programming experience
associated with statistics and/or data analysis
- Master’s Degree preferred.
University Assistant Director
South Central Climate Science Center
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