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NOA2208 Fire Detection Research Scientists

Company: I.M. Systems Group
Location: College Park
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

I.M. Systems GroupLocation: US-MD-College ParkJob ID: 2021-1262Category: ScientificOverviewI.M. Systems Group, Inc. (IMSG) (www.imsg.com), a science and technical company supporting U.S. Federal Government, located in Rockville, Maryland is currently seeking to hire two Research Scientists to join our team efforts to support NOAA/NESDIS/Center for Satellite Applications Research (STAR). IMSG supports STAR in applied science research and development efforts in a semi-research and semi-operational working environment along with U.S. government scientists, visiting scientists, and other contractors. This task is to support the generation of fire detection and fire radiative power products from NOAA and NASA satellite data to derive emissions of trace gases, including greenhouse gases, from biomass burning.Responsibilities General Requirements/Duties: Support lead NOAA/NESDIS/STAR scientist with the processing of satellite data to generate global fire detection and fire radiative power products. Activities include evaluation, improvement, processing and analysis of multiple years of Aqua MODIS, Terra MODIS, SNPP VIIRS, and NOAA-20 VIIRS data to generate a consistent and high-quality long-term fire radiative power data record. Duties will include validation, algorithm improvement, processing of large amounts of satellite data, and analysis of spatial and temporal dynamics of biomass burning. The data record will be prepared to optimize information as input to biomass burning emission models for high quality greenhouse gas budget calculations, and analysis of relationship between climate, biomass burning and air quality. Qualifications Qualifications: Self-motivated candidate with experience in working with satellite data with a degree in atmospheric science or related subject area. PhD required. MS with several years of related experience will also be considered. Expertise in and understanding of scientific data formats (HDF, EOS-HDF, netCDF), including compliance requirements,Knowledge, experience and demonstrated skills of Fortran, IDL, C++, Python, and Java programming languages.Skills in creating and maintaining efficient, modern, high-quality web content (CSS, HTML, PHP, Java scripting).Team-work oriented; strong communication skills (oral and written)Experience with Amazon Web Services is preferred Candidates must be a U.S. Citizen or Green Card Holder to qualify (US Citizen must live in US for 3-5 years prior to application) (Please indicate in your cover letter). To Apply : Please apply online at https://careers-imsg.icims.com . In your cover letter, please indicate the following information:1) Timeline of availability2) Citizenship Status3) Salary requirements for considerationsNOTE: Provide three ReferencesIMSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Veteran and Disability friendly. Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination ProvisionPI177802063

Keywords: I.M. Systems Group, Washington DC , NOA2208 Fire Detection Research Scientists, Other , College Park, DC

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