• NOA1823 Scientific Programmer/Analyst-Development and Validation of Radiation and Aerosol Products

    Job Locations US-MD-College Park
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(12/4/2018 9:51 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-1153
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Scientific
  • Overview

     

    I.M. Systems Group, Inc. (IMSG) (www.imsg.com), a science and technical company supporting the U.S. Federal Government, located in Rockville, Maryland is currently seeking to hire a Research Scientist to join our team efforts to support NOAA/NESDIS/Center for Satellite Applications Research (STAR).  IMSG supports STAR in applied science research and development efforts in a semi-research and semi-operational working environment along with U.S. government scientists, visiting scientists, and other contractors.  This task is to support Satellite Radiation and Aerosol Products and Validation.

    Responsibilities

     

    General Requirements/Duties:

    Support lead NOAA/NESDIS/STAR scientist(s) in Development and Validation of Radiation and Aerosol Products from Geostationary Satellites to serve the demand for high temporal-resolution radiation budget and aerosol data. Activities include but not limited to:

    • Support the intensive post-launch validation of aerosol and radiation budget data from the Advanced Baseline Imager onboard the R-series of the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES-R).
    • Work with other team members to provide supporting activities to retrieve radiation budget and aerosol products through: (1) algorithm development, improvement, documentation; (2) product validation; and (3) algorithm and product maintenance.
    • Build a web-based interface to disseminate validation results.
    • Provide high quality products and services to meet project milestones/deliverables on schedule.

    Qualifications

     

    Qualifications:

    • Self-motivated programmer/scientist with college degree in related fields
    • Expertise in and understanding of scientific data formats (HDF, EOS-HDF, netCDF), including compliance requirements,
    • Knowledge, experience and demonstrated skills of Fortran, IDL, C++, and Java programming languages.
    • Skills in creating and maintaining efficient, modern, high-quality web content (CSS, HTML, PHP, Java scripting).
    • Team-work oriented; strong communication skills (oral and written)

     

    Must be a U.S. Citizen or Green Card Holder in order to qualify.

    Please indicate in your cover letter.

     

     

    IMSG offers an outstanding overall Benefit Package including company paid leave, medical, dental, and vision.

    Job Type: Full-time

    IMSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Veteran friendly.

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