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[Met-jobs] 12 Scientific Software Engineer vacancies at Met Office

From "McInnes, Rachel" <>
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Date Wed, 12 Jun 2019 13:10:41 +0000

Dear All,


We are currently looking to fill 12 permanent posts for Scientific Software Engineers – from foundation level scientific software engineer, through to senior scientific software engineer.

Full details and how to apply here: (under ‘Scientific software engineer - various roles’)



Closing date 30th June 2019.


Full-time, part-time and job share applications are invited. The Met Office is an equal opportunities employer and flexible and UK home working applications will be considered.  There will be a requirement for staff to attend training and induction in Exeter initially. 

Successful candidates may be required to work in a number of different groups including teams of software engineers or embedded within science teams and will have the opportunity to rotate across these teams. Roles can span the whole software development lifecycle from design through to support of systems. Current opportunities include working on: 

  • Climate information systems for international development 
  • Future data workflow and workflow infrastructure development; 
  • Future data assimilation systems development ; 
  • Future atmospheric model development; 
  • The current and future forecast model infrastructure for atmosphere, ocean and more; 
  • Coupled data assimilation; 
  • Atmospheric model development and support; 
  • Weather Science Post-Processing and Verification Systems.

We have a range of posts working on current operational systems and their next generation replacements. Our modelling applications run on world-class systems, including a £97 million supercomputer and they generate more than 200 TBytes of scientific data per day and cloud computing will be increasingly important to us. You can imagine the technical challenges we face exploiting the science, computing and data for the benefit of society. Our vacancies will provide opportunities to work on software design, development, maintenance and support. We are looking for creative, disciplined and analytic minds to join our teams in meeting these challenges.  



Full details and how to apply here: (under ‘Scientific software engineer - various roles’)



Kind Regards,


Dr Rachel McInnes  Science Manager

Climate Information for International Development
Met Office FitzRoy Road Exeter Devon EX1 3PB United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (
0)330 135 2095 Mob: +44 (0)7788 566610
Email:  Website:

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