[ES_JOBS_NET] Analyst/Programmer in Climate at IRI in New York

TRACEY HOLLOWAY taholloway at wisc.edu
Mon Oct 17 11:09:46 MDT 2016

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> Intermediate Systems Analyst/Programmer - Climate Group — Palisades, New York (Shuttle transportation available from Morningside Campus, NYC)
> About the Organization: 
> The International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI), part of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, aims to enhance society’s ability to understand, anticipate and manage the impacts of climate in order to improve human welfare and the environment, especially in developing countries. 
> About the Position: 
> The IRI partners with NGOs, local meteorological and health agencies, private sector, to deliver climate information services to support public health, agriculture, extreme weather planning and risk management. This is a full-time position to do extremely impactful and fulfilling work with extensive travel opportunities to East/West Africa, South Asia, and Latin/South America. This position is located on the Lamont Campus in Rockland County, NY and will support the IRI Climate Group by assisting in priority climate research and forecasting activities, and developing climate information products tailored to stakeholder needs. 
> Develop new innovative forecasting products. 
> Write clean and efficient well-documented codes and conduct computational analysis. 
> Performs with general supervision and direction. Ability to work independently and exercises independent judgment and initiative.
> Minimum Qualification Requirement: 
> Bachelor's degree in a physical or mathematical science and at least three years of programming experience.
> Previous experience is required with scripting in UNIX environments (e.g. Perl, Python, etc.), programming languages such as Matlab or R. 
> An ability to write clean and efficient well-documented codes and conduct computational analyses under the supervision of research scientists and to meet strict forecasting deadlines is required. 
> Strong written and verbal communication skills are required, together with the demonstrated ability to work in teams as well as independently. 
> Initiative and perseverance in problem solving are required abilities. 
> Good personal communication skills and aptitude for working with a multi-disciplinary team.
> Preferred Qualifications: 
> Experience manipulating large geophysical datasets would be an advantage. Work experience in Climate Science or environmental science field preferred.  
> How to Apply: 
> Please view the complete posting and apply via the Columbia University Jobs Portal: jobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=157624 <http://jobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=157624>_____________

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