I.M. Systems Group, Inc. (IMSG), www.imsg.com (http://www.imsg.com/), a Federal Government Contractor, is seeking to fill a position for a Support Scientist to work at NOAA's Environmental Modeling Center (EMC) of the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) located in College Park, MD. The successful candidate will support the EMC in transitioning research and development work related to ensemble and probabilistic forecasting into operational use.
Depending on requirements, the candidate will work on NCEP’s future global ensemble forecast system (GEFS) to improve the performance of weeks 3&4 (sub-seasonal) forecasts and high impact weather (HIW) prediction. The candidate will be required to work closely with EMC’s ensemble project team, developers within EMC working on coupled models, scientists within other NOAA labs, and key stakeholders in the broader community to improve numerical guidance in the time range of weeks 3 and 4 through applying stochastic physics and representation of uncertainty in model physical processes.
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