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NOA2210 NUCAPS Support Scientist

Company: I.M. Systems Group
Location: College Park
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

I.M. Systems GroupLocation: US-MD-College ParkJob ID: 2022-1263Category: 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 a Support Scientist 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 provide science, programming, and algorithm development support for the NOAA Unique Combined Atmospheric Processing System (NUCAPS) operational retrieval algorithm that utilizes hyperspectral infrared sounder instrument data in conjunction with the data from Microwave satellite sounding instruments.Responsibilities General Requirements/Duties: Responsibilities include algorithm maintenance and improvement, development of new operational products, extension of the algorithm to new satellite sensor systems, calibration/validation activities to assess retrieval performance. Work with NOAA government staff, interact with NUCAPS stakeholders, participate in algorithm and product readiness reviews, documentation, presentations and publications. Qualifications Qualifications: MS/PhD with formal course work in atmospheric science, physics, mathematics and computer programmingExperience in remote sensing retrieval methods and radiative transfer models, especially using infrared and/or microwave measurementsStrong mathematical background3+ years of experience in Fortran3+ years of experience of IDL and other graphic tools (Matlab, Python, etc.)Familiarity with scientific data formats such as HDF, netCDF, and GRIBExperience with shell scriptingExperience with satellite data product retrieval algorithms and strong programming skillsTeamwork, strong inter-personal skillsStrong communication skills, publications and conference presentationsKnowledge of AI and Machine learning techniques 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 ProvisionPI181926667

Keywords: I.M. Systems Group, Washington DC , NOA2210 NUCAPS Support Scientist, Other , College Park, DC

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