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[Met-jobs] Research Scholar-Assessments Data Analyst Position at the North Carolina Institute for Climate Studies, North Carolina State University (USA)

From Roger Brugge <r.brugge@reading.ac.uk>
To "met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk" <met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Date Thu, 16 Nov 2017 18:10:57 +0000

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Position Title:  Research Scholar - Assessment Data Analyst

Institution: North Carolina Institute for Climate Studies, North
Carolina State University

Job Location: Asheville, NC

Job Duties:
The Assessment Data Analyst (Research Scholar) will provide expertise in
scientific programming and data analytics to address the software
engineering needs of the institute’s Climate Assessment activities
including the following:
-  Design, develop, and maintain web­-based tools for internal and
external management of data, report drafts, report reviews, and author
resources.
-  Provide innovative software engineering solutions for the needs of
the assessment team.
-  Develop innovative analytical solutions to support the development
and analysis of high quality, large­-scale research data sets needed for
assessment activities.
-  Work in a team environment developing integrated analytical and
graphical applications.
-  Support integration of climate datasets into existing frameworks for
data analysis and evaluation.
-  Plan, develop, and implement quality assurance, evaluation, and
troubleshooting tools and applications to ensure accessibility and
integrity of datasets and other end products.
-  Fully participate in unit (Institute, NCEI, TSU, etc) activities and
meetings.
Other related duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

Minimum Education/Experience: A Ph.D. in computer sciences, analytics,
Earth sciences, engineering, or related field with at least 3 years
experience in developing complex software solutions for working with
large geophysical data sets, ideally climate data sets, as well as
extensive experience with web­ and cloud­-based tools for data and
applications management OR a Masters degree in one of the above fields
with at least 5 years experience developing complex software solutions
for working with large geophysical data sets, ideally climate data sets,
as well as extensive experience with web­ and cloud­based tools for data
and applications management OR a Bachelors degree in one of the above
fields with at least 8 years experience in scientific programming,
analysis and specific work experience as reflected above.

Required Skills:

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong
interpersonal skills.
-  Ability to multi­task and meet deadlines.
-  Must be able to work independently as well as make positive team
contributions.
-  Demonstrated computer programming proficiency utilizing standard
JAVA, Perl, Python, _javascript_, FORTRAN, C, C++, etc.
- Demonstrated proficiency with database management using structured and
unstructured  approaches.
-  Two or more years of experience working with high performance
computing systems; scalable, parallel architectures; and basic aspects
of the UNIX/Linux operating systems.
-  Solid working knowledge of data processing/data analysis with
statistical software (such as Pandas, SAS, R) and scientific data
visualization software (such as Matplotlib, ggplot2, IDL).
-  Demonstrated advanced statistical techniques including proficiency
with spatial statistics and time­series analysis.

Preferred Experience,Skills, Training/Education:

Preference given to those with seven or more years experience working
with in situ and remotely sensed climate data in large­scale databases,
expert knowledge of data processing/data analysis with statistical
software (such as Pandas, SAS, R) and scientific data visualization
software (such as Matplotlib, ggplot2, IDL); two or more peer­ reviewed
publications in data analytics or a related area.

The full posting can be found at
https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/92308 <https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/92308>








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