[ES_JOBS_NET] Support Scientist – Aircraft Data Assimilation, NOAA Environmental Modeling Center, College Park, MD

Christine Wiedinmyer christin at ucar.edu
Tue Jan 26 09:18:56 MST 2016


    NOA1604 Support Scientist – Aircraft Data Assimilation

*Support**Scientist – Aircraft Data Assimilation
*NOAA Environmental Modeling Center (EMC)/
College Park, MD /

I.M. Systems Group, Inc. (IMSG) (www.imsg.com 
is looking to hire a candidate to support the Data Assimilation Team of 
the Environmental Modeling Center (EMC) in the National Centers for 
Environmental Prediction (NCEP) in continuing to improve the use of 
aircraft data in the NCEP atmospheric data assimilation systems.  In 
particular, enhancements to the specification of observation errors, 
quality control and bias correction are needed to improve the use of the 
data.   A support position to assist in the development, testing, 
routine application and maintenance of these aircraft data is 
available.  Specific activities will include:

  * Contribute to improved specification of observation errors for
    aircraft data (temperatures, winds and moisture).
  * Contribute to the enhancement of the automated quality control for
    the aircraft data.
  * Revisit the aircraft bias correction to examine improved choices of
  * Generally contribute to the improvement of the NCEP’s GSI analysis
    and assimilation system.


  * D. or M.S. in Atmospheric Science, or related physical or
    mathematical science.
  * Experience in two or more of the following areas is required:
    Atmospheric data assimilation, aircraft moisture, temperature and
    wind measurements, the GSI analysis system; or optimization of
    complex scientific code in a parallel programming environment.
  * Experience with running complex jobs, and processing large amounts
    of numerical output data on mainframe supercomputers and/or
    workstations in a FORTRAN/UNIX environment, using advanced
    statistical and display tools.
  * Experience working in a team environment, and good written and oral
    communication skills are highly desirable.
  * The desire and ability to learn and develop scientific capability is

*_To Apply:_*

Please submit your resume, the contact information for three (3) 
references, your salary requirements, and a cover letter explaining how 
your qualifications meet the requirements of the position to: 
jobs at imsg.com<mailto:jobs at imsg.com>  with the following subject line: 
*_NOA1604 Support Scientist: Aircraft Data Assimilation._*

IMSG offers an outstanding overall Benefit Package including company 
paid leave, medical, dental, vision, and 401K.  Please indicate your 
timeline of availability and preferred salary level for consideration.

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