CIRES/ NOAA SWPC Software Engineer Professional Research Assistant

The Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) is encouraging applications for a full-time Associate Scientist.

 

Date posted

Jan. 12, 2021 12:00 am

Application deadline

Mar. 12, 2021 12:00 am

Organization

The Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES)

Location

  • United States

Job description

CIRES/ NOAA SWPC Software Engineer Professional Research Assistant

Requisition Number: 28195
Location: Boulder, Colorado
Employment Type: Research Faculty
Schedule: Full-Time
Date Posted: 08-Jan-2021

Job Summary

The Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) is encouraging applications for a full-time Associate Scientist to work at the Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC), part of the U.S. Department of Commerce's National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Our team at SWPC has developed the coupled Whole Atmosphere Model and Ionosphere Plasmasphere Electrodynamics (WAM-IPE) model to study the connection between the terrestrial and space weather. The successful candidate will work with the team at SWPC to manage the WAM-IPE code, contribute to develop and improve the model, and maintain the code on different computer platforms.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

  • Code management and development for the WAM-IPE model.
  • Perform comprehensive model testing, evaluation, and technical validation.
  • Port and maintain the model’s source code on multiple high-performance computing platforms.
  • Analyze and optimize WAM-IPE performance.
  • Develop a user-friendly scientific visualization package.
  • Contribute to scientific model validation and support research activities within the team.

What We Require

  • U.S citizenship or permanent residence (green card) is required for this position.
  • A B.Sc. or M.Sc. degree in Physics, Space Physics, Meteorology, Computer Sciences or related field is required.
  • Relevant experience in the field is required.

For more details

https://jobs.colorado.edu/jobs/JobDetail/CIRES-NOAA-SWPC-Software-Engineer-Professional-Research-Assistant/28195