|From||"Roger Brugge" <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date||Thu, 15 Mar 2012 11:20:48 +0000|
Met Office Scientific Software Engineers (Climate Science or Weather Science) £21,250-£35,040 depending on skills and experience + competitive benefits, including Civil Service Pension Based in Exeter with one post offering travel opportunities This is an excellent chance to join a unique and high profile organisation with an outstanding reputation, that’s home to world-class science and cutting-edge computing capabilities. There are five software engineer roles available, two in our Climate Science team and three in our Weather Science team. There are three entry levels to these roles, depending on experience - Foundation Scientific Software Engineer, Scientific Software Engineer and Senior Scientific Software Engineer. Please visit our website and apply for the level most suitable to your experience. The role We undertake world-class research into weather and climate modelling and climate change, using suites of high performance production models to meet the needs of our wide range of customers, including the general public, government bodies and commercial companies. You‘ll work with scientists that are world-leaders in their field. You’ll be critical to the development of the software that comprises our Unified Modelling System and its related applications, developing, maintaining and supporting our weather forecasting and climate research capabilities. The person You have a degree or equivalent in a physical science, maths or computing-related subject and a broad understanding of relevant scientific areas. Alongside experience of developing or maintaining software, you understand complex software applications and are confident in your ability to use Unix or Linux systems. Creative, organised and proactive, you’ve an analytical approach to problem solving. You’re able, or can show the potential, to provide technical leadership, influence other teams and communicate efficiently with scientists. Ideally, you also have experience of developing or maintaining scientific codes in Fortran, C or C++, scripting experience in Python, Perl or Unix shell. One post also requires SQL skills. Some high performance computing experience is desirable but not essential. About the Met Office Beyond weather. That's the best way to describe our work here at the Met Office. With some 1,800 people across 60 sites around the globe, we provide world-leading weather and climate services in the UK and overseas. Today, our products and services meet the needs of many different customers – from the general public, government and schools, through broadcasters and new media, to civil aviation and businesses in every sector imaginable. Everything we do, every area of our work, has a real impact on people’s lives and lifestyles. The rewards Along with a competitive salary, you can look forward to a corporate performance payment, Civil Service pension, 25 days’ holiday, enhanced maternity and adoption leave, plus excellent learning and development opportunities. Apply To find out more, and to apply online, please visit http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/about- us/jobs/current-vacancies Closing date: 5 April 2012.
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