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[Met-jobs] Software engineer for climate data quality control

From Daniel San Martín <daniel@predictia.es>
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Date Mon, 15 Oct 2018 09:30:31 +0200

About Predictia
Predictia is an IT company founded in 2008 specialized in the development of software for the management, post-processing and visualization of datasets in scientific sectors, mostly climate and health. Predictia offers solutions based on web technologies (including the development of web services and portals) for data access and/or online data analytics and post-processing. Predictia activities keep a good balance between service provision and research activities, mainly in the framework of different international initiatives, which are a key driver of competitiveness for their products.

Context
The Evaluation and Quality Control is a critical part of the Copernicus Climate Climate Change Service (C3S) programme and seeks to guarantee that the services meets the needs of a range of users for high-quality climate data and information
Predictia will participate, in collaboration with international research centres, in the development of a framework to evaluate the quality of the large number of datasets provided by the C3S (including observations and model simulations). It will also evaluate the quality of the processing tools and the infrastructure. The applicant will contribute to the implementation of different parts of this quality evaluation framework.

Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree computer science, physics or similar disciplines.
  • Strong experience with python and Linux.
  • Knowledge of standard data formats in climate science like NetCDF and GRIB.
  • Fluent in English (spoken and written).
Conditions
  • The position will be located at Predictia's headquarters in Santander, a beautiful city in the north of Spain.
  • Full-time contract with flexible hours.
  • A good working environment and the possibility to collaborate with the most relevant climate research institutions in Europe (ECMWF, BSC or KNMI among others).
  • A competitive salary according to the scientific and technological level of the candidate.
Are you interested?
Send a full CV including contact details to predictia@predictia.es with the subject "Ref=cop06".


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