[ES_JOBS_NET] Scientific Software Engineer, ISciences, L.L.C., Burlington, VT (preferred). Ann Arbor, MI (considered)
christin at ucar.edu
Wed Apr 26 07:28:06 MDT 2017
Title: Scientific Software Engineer
Responsible to: President
Location: Burlington, VT (preferred). Ann Arbor, MI (considered)
ISciences, L.L.C. is a Michigan based limited liability corporation
founded in 1997 with offices in Ann Arbor MI, Burlington VT, and
Washington, DC. We believe in the power of evidence based analysis to
understand vulnerabilities and achieve sustainability in a rapidly
changing world. Our core strength is the ability to integrate expertise
in the physical sciences, the social sciences, and information
technology to solve our customers' problems.
ISciences provides strategic, scientific and technical consulting
services to a variety of government, commercial and non-profit clients
in the fields of sustainable development, vulnerability assessment,
remote sensing, and geospatial analysis. Our contributions influence
policy decisions at some of the world's largest companies and at the
highest reaches of government. ISciences has four principal areas of
practice: Water and Climate, Corporate Sustainability, Remote Sensing,
and Human Security.
For more information, visit www.isciences.com/
<http://caution-www.isciences.com/>. To apply, please send a resume and
cover letter to info at isciences.com
<mailto:info at isciences.com><mailto:info at isciences.com
<mailto:info at isciences.com>> by Friday, April 28, 2017.
Summary of Position:
The Scientific Software Engineer will be a member of a team that
performs quantitative sustainability and vulnerability assessments for a
variety of U.S. government and commercial clients. These analyses tend
to focus on climatic stresses, freshwater shortages and surplus, water
quality, and political instability; cover large geographic areas (e.g.,
global or continental scale), and use data derived from satellite remote
sensing, geospatial analysis, and quantitative environmental, social,
political, economic indicators.
1. Provide scientific software engineering and programming in
support of wide area, geographically explicit sustainability and
vulnerability assessments using Java, R, Python, Kepler, and related
2. Transition research code to reliable user-friendly open-source
projects using best practice software engineering and tool sets such as
3. Develop, deploy and maintain web-based data delivery services
using open source database, geospatial, and web development stacks.
4. Write compelling documentation and analytical reports for a broad
range of users, including government and corporate decision makers.
5. Other duties as assigned.
1. Master degree or equivalent experience in environmental science,
computer science, mathematics, political science, or related discipline.
2. Demonstrated interest and ability to engineer and develop complex
scientific software that performs state of the art geospatial and
3. Demonstrated interest and ability to develop and maintain open
source software packages.
4. Demonstrated interest and ability to engineer and develop
sophisticated web-based delivery systems for complex time-series
geospatial data and information.
5. Demonstrated interest and ability to document complex software
6. Demonstrated interest and ability to present complex scientific
information in compelling written and oral form.
Compensation: Competitive salaries and benefits, with flexible work
U.S. Citizenship Required
ISciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Water and Climate, Corporate Sustainability, Remote Sensing, Human Security
Thomas M. Parris
61 Main Street, Suite 200
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 864-2999 <tel:%28802%29%20864-2999>; parris at isciences.com
<mailto:parris at isciences.com>; skype:tm.parris www.isciences.com
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