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[Met-jobs] MesoWest programmer

From "Roger Brugge" <>
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Date Sat, 25 Apr 2015 10:44:55 +0000

Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Utah Salt Lake City, UT


The MesoWest team is part of the Mountain Meteorology Group at the University 
of Utah. We have been conducting research and development for over fifteen 
years related to direct and remote sensors of environmental observations from 
below the ground through the boundary layer with funding from federal and state 
agencies and commercial firms. The MesoWest team also aggregates and archives 
publicly-accessible observations from many different mesonets around the 
country and disseminates those observations for operational, research, public, 
and educational applications. We are in the process of a major technical 
refresh, see for some of those initial steps.

Research Associate/Programmer Position

To apply, go to: Pay Rate Range: 
Salary commensurate with experience. Close Date: 05/15/2015

Help design, develop and implement software to enhance MesoWest’s web-based 
products, data storage, and data mining capabilities. Other tasks include 
enhancing a new data API for geospatial scientific data, and to design and 
develop applications to facilitate large data acquisition and dissemination. 
Candidate must be self-driven, accountable under minimal supervision to reach 
project goals, and comfortable working in a research environment with other 
employees. Minimum requirements: Bachelors of science degree with computer 
programming experience related to solving scientific computing problems 
involving large data sets. Master’s degree may be preferred. Familiarity with 
several (but not all) of the following is desirable: Python, relational 
databases (MySQL), API development and methodologies (mostly REST), Perl 
scripting, Javascript, HTML5/CSS3, AJAX designed web pages, mobile device 
support, and software version control. Preferences: work experience with 
scientific programming languages such as IDL, Matlab, or Python Numpy and 
Scipy; experience with parallel or multi-threaded applications.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and 
is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable 
federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment 
opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, 
religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender 
identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a 
disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically 
underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with 
disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. 
Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and 
consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

For additional information send email to

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