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[Met-jobs] Research scientist at StormGeo

From Gard Hauge <>
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Date Wed, 15 Jun 2011 08:21:23 +0200

Location: Oslo, Norway

Salary:  Negotiable depending on experience

Job Type:  Permanent

Application Deadline: 15th August 2011

6 months mutual trial period



Job Posting Summary

As experts in Metocean forecasting, efficient handling of weather related data is of vital importance.

The StormGeo Data Handling System (SDHS) is designed to handle all kind of meteorological Data including model data, observations, weather radars and Satellite images.


In order to strengthen this effort we have a vacancy of a permanent position as research scientist within our Research and Development department. The focus area for this position will be to take part in developing methodology for deriving high resolution spatially distributed model data by developing and applying advanced analysis tools.

The objective is to utilize meteorological observations, remote sensed data and information from numerical weather prediction models and incorporate data into our high-end products. Strategic planning for further development of the SDHS and implementation of such plans will be an important part of the position.



The StormGeo Group is proud to have some of the brightest minds in the commercial met-ocean forecasting industry, all creating and delivering high-end quality solutions. We started off with 5 young enthusiastic weather loving people and we are now over 80 co-workers inspiring each other to deliver quality and cutting-edge products. During the last ten years we have invested 100 MNOK in Research and Development in order to be a marked leading weather provider. StormGeo has 9 offices in 5 countries: Norway, Sweden, Denmark, USA and United Kingdom.


The Research and Development team, consisting of met-ocean scientists and application developers, is at the heart of operations and application development of the company. The department is working with development within a large segment of products within Offshore, Renewable, Shipping and Media products.


Main duties:

  • Develop our SDHS to deal with new data sources and function optimally in an operational environment
  • Assisting with strategic planning for the further development of the SDHS, and taking part in the implementation of such plans.

·         Development of our production and visualization package DIANA (DIgital ANAlyse)

·         Develop, implement and maintain according to StormGeo architecture based on business requirements and IT strategies

·         Providing day-to-day support for the data handling team



·         University degree or equivalent is required, coupled with at least three years experience in programming within a Linux environment.

·         Deep experience in developing in a C/C++ environment

·         Good knowledge of Perl and shell scripting

·         Use of databases and SQL

·         Knowledge and handling of different file formats such as grib1, grib2, bufr, NETCDF, geotiff, HDF5 and shape is considered as an advantage.

·         Knowledge of web applications and  .NET platform is considered as an advantage


Applicants should show initiative and have good analytical skills; the flexibility to adapt to changing organizational priorities and needs; the commitment, dedication, enthusiasm and inter-personal skills to work with colleagues in a small team; and the ability to work under pressure when the timeliness of a resolution to a problem is critical. Excellent English communication skills both verbally and written is required.


Applications with complete CV should be send to:

Look  at for furtheinformation.

All application should be marked with” Application SDHS” in the subject field.

For further information contact CTO Gard Hauge at e-mail address above.






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