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[Met-jobs] Vacancy: Science Management Support Specialist with NOAA (USA)

From "Roger Brugge" <r.brugge@reading.ac.uk>
To "met-jobs@lists.rdg.ac.uk" <met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Date Mon, 5 Dec 2011 14:08:49 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...
Science Management Support Specialist
NOAA NESDIS STAR
Camp Springs, MD


I.M. Systems Group, Inc. (IMSG) (<www.imsg.com>), a Federal Government
Contractor located in Rockville, MD is currently seeking to hire highly
motivated Science Management Support staff to support NOAA/NESDIS/Center
for Satellite Applications Research (STAR) on applied R&D and Research
to Operations (R2O).  IMSG supports STAR in applied scientific research
and transition from research to operations (R2O) in a semi-research and
semi-operational working environment along with U.S. government
scientists, visiting scientists, and other contractors.  The location of
this position is Camp Springs, Maryland.

STAR is the science engine of NOAA/NESDIS.  It maintains and develops a
wide range of operational and experimental remote sensing data product
algorithms as well as satellite sensor calibration and validation
(CAL/VAL) and data processing capabilities for the current and next
generation environmental satellites mainly from U.S., while it is also
working with agencies such as NASA, other NOAA agencies (such as
NOAA/NESDIS/ESPC, NOAA/NWS/NCEP), as well as international satellite
agencies to collaborate on environmental satellite data processing and
products generation, including environmental monitoring data products
(for land, atmosphere and ocean) from current (e.g. in POES and GOES
programs) and next (e.g. in NPP, JPSS, and GOES-R programs) generation
satellites that have critical importance for weather forecasting,
natural hazards warning, climate change detection, and many other
applications.

Duties:

* Provide science and management support to NOAA government Subject
Matter Expert and IMSG Task Leader(s)
* Frequently attend science and product systems meetings related to
on-going and future U.S. environmental monitoring satellite programs
(held at NASA and/or NOAA facilities); summarize meeting notes and
update reports to document critical issues, progress and accomplishments
* Support planning, reporting, and coordination activities of
environmental satellite product development and Cal/Val teams

Qualifications:

* MS degree Science or Engineering, or BS degree with sufficient working
experience
* System engineering and QA experience highly preferable;
* Science background on satellite remote sensing for environmental
monitoring (for land, atmosphere, and ocean) is a plus
* Well organized, focus on details
* Strong oral and written communication skills
* Excellent command on Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project and
other commonly used presentation/documentation/scheduling software
* Team player
* U.S. citizen

To Apply:

Please submit your resume, the contact information for three (3)
references, your salary requirements and a cover letter explaining how
your qualifications meet the requirements of the position to
<jobs@imsg.com>.  Please include the following subject line with in your
email: NCS-STAR-606B-n01.

The salary range for these positions is 45-75k and will be negotiable
depending on qualifications. IMSG offers an outstanding benefits package
including 401k matching, company paid medical benefits and paid time off.

IMSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Veteran friendly.



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