February 2012
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[Met-jobs] Vacancy: Assessment Software Engineer (Research Associate) at NCSU/CICS-NC/NCDC (USA)

From "Roger Brugge" <>
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Date Tue, 14 Feb 2012 12:59:51 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...

The Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites (CICS)-NC is
seeking an Assessment Software Engineer (Research Associate) to work in
Asheville, NC in collaboration with scientists at the NOAA National
Climatic Data Center (NCDC).

The candidate shall address software engineering needs of the National
Climate Assessment (NCA). More specifically, the candidate will
operationally, and in a research framework, develop high quality
large-scale research data sets through modification/adaptation of
real-time application software for utilization in analysis/calibration
of in situ data including inputs/analysis/ outputs and quality control
assessment of end products. Additional job responsibilities are
available in the position announcement.

Minimum qualifications include a M.S. in meteorology, atmospheric
sciences, environmental sciences, computer sciences, engineering or
related field; At least 2 years experience in working with “in situ” and
remotely sensed climate observations; Two or more years of experience
with UNIX/Linux systems including high performance environments;
Demonstrated computer programming proficiency utilizing standard JAVA,
Perl, Python, JavaScript, FORTRAN, C, C++, etc.; Excellent verbal and
written communication skills and solid interpersonal skills; And, must
be able to work independently as well as make positive team contributions.

Preferred qualifications include a Ph.D. in meteorology, atmospheric
sciences, environmental sciences, computer sciences, engineering, or
related field; Three or more years experience working with in situ and
remotely sensed climate data in large-scale databases including radar
interpretation and analysis; Demonstrated data processing/data analysis
skills with working knowledge of/ proficiency in statistical software
(such as MATLAB, SAS, R) and scientific data visualization software
(such as IDL, General Mapping Tool); And, two or more peer-reviewed
publications in climate sciences or a related area.

For full position announcement and to apply, please visit
<>. Review of applications will begin
immediately. Please send cover letter, curriculum vitae, a brief summary
of research, and a list of at least three references.

More information about CICS-NC can be found by visiting:

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