NOA2105 Python Developer

I.M. Systems Group, Inc. (IMSG), leading a Scientific and Technical Support Team (IMSG Team, consisting of IMSG, Inc. and subcontracting companies) is looking for qualified Python Developer


Date posted

Mar. 24, 2021 12:00 am

Application deadline

Apr. 24, 2021 12:00 am


I.M. Systems Group, Inc. (IMSG)


  • United States

Job description

NOA2105 Python Developer

Job LocationsUS-MD-College Park

Posted Date(3/8/2021 4:40 PM)

Job ID: 2020-1233

# of Openings: 1

Category: Scientific


I.M. Systems Group, Inc. (IMSG), leading a Scientific and Technical Support Team (IMSG Team, consisting of IMSG, Inc. and subcontracting companies) is looking for qualified Python Developer candidates to support NOAA’s Algorithm Scientific Software Integration and System Transition Team (ASSISTT) in College Park, Maryland.  

ASSISTT specializes in transitioning systems from research to operations. We support integration tasks for several NOAA weather satellites by ensuring that a functional algorithm is in place and ready for operations. ASSISTT works with science teams and stakeholders to: conduct a standard set of project reviews; generate a standard set of documentation; develop and refine requirements; track risks and mitigations; clean code for coding/security, common data formats and metadata (CF & ISO), standard languages, tools, and libraries; test software; validate products, perform configuration management; and prepare the Delivered Algorithm Package.

Key Duties: 

  • Provides programming and software engineering support for the next generation NOAA weather satellites using industry standard software engineering techniques.
  • Design, code, test, and document interfaces of moderate to high complexity.
  • Work with NOAA government staff to coordinate science products, algorithm development, and science processing.
  • Support scientific processing, creation of Delivered Algorithm Packages, and other research-to-operation efforts.
  • Work closely with development teams to ensure capacity and throughput requirements are met.

Essential Skills: 

  • 2+ years of experience in Python
  • 2+ years of experience of Unix/Linux
  • Experience with Perl or shell scripting
  • Teamwork, strong inter-personal skills
  • Ability to quickly learn new skillsets
  • Green Card or US Citizenship is required


  • BS or greater degree with formal course work in physics, mathematics and/or computer programming

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