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Position: Staff Scientist - Climate and Weather Data Analytics Developer
Institution: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Location: Livermore, California, United States
Duties: Develop new analytics, diagnostics and metrics within the python-based CDAT software system based on user requirements. Provide assistance to users of the CDAT and ESGF software systems. Develop, maintain, and contribute to plans for new projects, maintenance releases, code management, and lifecycle replacement. Employ moderately complex to complex software engineering methods to gather functional requirements, provide input and status for project tracking, conduct systems analysis, prototype using appropriate tools, and follow proven software and quality assurance methodologies. Write and review technical and end-user documentation
Requirements: MS in atmospheric science, oceanography, earth science, physics, or closely related field, or the equivalent combination of education and related experience. Experience in Linux/Unix operating systems and shell programming. Experience conducting research in atmospheric science, oceanography, climate science, or closely related field. Experience working with large model output and observational data sets (that are terabytes in size) using NetCDF, HDF or similar self-describing formats. Experience programming in Python, C/C++ or other advanced programming languages
   
Text: Job Title: Staff Scientist - Climate and Weather Data Analytics Developer Job ID: 103619 Jobcode Desc: Science & Engineering MTS 2 (SES.2) Return to Previous Page Science and Technology on a Mission! For more than 60 years, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has applied science and technology to make the world a safer place. We have an opening for a Climate and Weather Data Analytics Developer to work in the area of climate and weather model data analytics and diagnostics, including the intercomparison of model results with a variety of observational data. You will be embedded in the Analytics and Informatics Management Systems (AIMS) team and provide domain knowledge of climate and weather research needs to the team. This position is in the Climate Modeling and Analysis group in the Atmospheric, Earth and Energy Division. Essential Duties - Develop new analytics, diagnostics and metrics within the python-based CDAT software system based on user requirements. - Provide assistance to users of the CDAT and ESGF software systems. - Develop, maintain, and contribute to plans for new projects, maintenance releases, code management, and lifecycle replacement. - Employ moderately complex to complex software engineering methods to gather functional requirements, provide input and status for project tracking, conduct systems analysis, prototype using appropriate tools, and follow proven software and quality assurance methodologies. - Write and review technical and end-user documentation. - Give formal and informal presentations to staff members, external collaborators, and scientific conferences. - Contribute to publications of research results in technical reports and peer-reviewed journals. - Travel as required to coordinate research with collaborators. - Perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications - MS in atmospheric science, oceanography, earth science, physics, or closely related field, or the equivalent combination of education and related experience. - Experience in Linux/Unix operating systems and shell programming. - Experience conducting research in atmospheric science, oceanography, climate science, or closely related field. - Experience working with large model output and observational data sets (that are terabytes in size) using NetCDF, HDF or similar self-describing formats. - Experience programming in Python, C/C++ or other advanced programming languages. - Demonstrated ability to work on multiple tasks and meet deadlines. - Proficient verbal and written communication skills necessary to create reports, publications and proposals, and to provide technical information and advice to management and other stakeholders, as well as interpersonal skills necessary to work in a diverse, multidisciplinary research team. Pre-Employment Drug Test: External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. Security Clearance: None required. Note: This is a Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position. About Us Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), located in the San Francisco Bay Area (East Bay), is a premier applied science laboratory that is part of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) within the Department of Energy (DOE). LLNL's mission is strengthening national security by developing and applying cutting-edge science, technology, and engineering that respond with vision, quality, integrity, and technical excellence to scientific issues of national importance. The Laboratory has a current annual budget of about $1.8 billion, employing approximately 6,500 employees. LLNL is an affirmative action/ equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Return to Previous Page t test t Help test Applicant Home Look Up
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