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Scientific Software Developer

Remote, CA · Government/Military
Position:  Scientific Software Developer
Full Time
Location: Remote
Salary Range:
Clearance: Public Trust with ability to obtain a Secret Clearance
Trabus Technologies (TRABUS) is a minority-owned, service-disabled veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB) headquartered in San Diego, California. Our company has been providing key solutions and unparalleled value in wireless technologies, cybersecurity and artificial intelligence to the federal government and private sector since 2010. 

Our capabilities are widely diversified. From the development of emerging technologies that will revolutionize the wireless industry to engineering support services to the armed services, TRABUS is committed to solving real-world problems through technical innovation.
TRABUS has been recognized by “Inc. 5000” as one of the 5,000 fastest-growing, privately held small companies in the United States the last seven years in a row.  TRABUS is a dynamic, forward-thinking business ready to engage in and overcome our customers’ challenges.

SUMMARY: TRABUS is seeking a dedicated and skilled full-time Scientific Software Developer in support of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) National Center for Environmental Information (NCEI). If you are a proactive and highly skilled individual with a strong background in geospatial analysis.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Assemble and maintain vertically integrated, quality assured instrumental datasets that service the needs of targeted stakeholder communities and commercial sectors
  • Create homogenized instrumental datasets that contain adjustments to account for the impact of non-climatic factors (e.g., changes in station location or satellite sensor) in the historical record
  • Develop gridded products that provide a high-resolution, temporally consistent analysis of environmental parameters (e.g., temperature, drought) from an integration of multiple data types (e.g., in situ, radar, reanalysis, satellite, socioeconomic)
  • Generate point-based and gridded products that depict averages (e.g., normals, typical meteorological year) and extremes (e.g., the intensity, duration, and frequency of rare events such as heat, floods, and hail) at multiple scales
  • Expand the suite of available file formats for datasets and products (e.g., provide raster information as CSVs, ArcGIS grids, and GeoTIFFs)
  • Incorporate atmospheric, coastal, oceanic, geophysical, reanalysis, and socioeconomic data streams into suite of climate monitoring services
  • Expand the mapping content and analysis capabilities of climate monitoring web applications (e.g., the U.S. Climate Atlas, Drought Termination and Amelioration Tool, the National Temperature and Precipitation Maps tool)
  • Produce ArcGIS StoryMaps that depict past weather and climate events and that place them in historical perspective for consumption by the media and the general public
  • Develop products that blend historical data with short-term and/or seasonal forecasts to facilitate the tracking of emergent events (e.g., heat waves, droughts) and their range of prospective outcomes
  • Create products that merge historical climatological information with climate model projections to facilitate decision making on multi-decadal time scales
  • Expand the suite of national-, regional-, and local-scale indicators of the atmosphere, ocean, cryosphere, and biosphere based on long-term, homogeneous instrumental data
  • Extend quantitative indicators of climate variability and change into the preindustrial past using available proxy climate data from natural archives
  • Standardize dataset contributions archived by the World Data Service for Paleoclimatology by generating data files in a uniform template format and applying a consistent methodology for reporting paleoclimate age information
  • Create products and reports that assess the socioeconomic impacts of extreme weather and climate events at spatial scales relevant to decision making
  • Automate real-time updates to climate assessment products and reports (e.g., the Billion Dollar Weather and Climate Disasters product)
  • Develop and implement algorithms that evaluate the causes of individual extreme events and that provide a scientifically sound estimate of the relative contributions of natural variability and anthropogenic forcing to the occurrence and/or severity of the event
  • Assist in the preparation, delivery, and presentation of peer-reviewed journal articles or conference presentations for new or improved products and services
  • Design, develop, test, and deploy operational software that generates new datasets, products, services, and reports, including but not limited to, code development, database development, web development, integration testing, readiness review, and operational release
  • Manage software using source code tools and maintain requisite documentation (e.g., business rules, operational procedures)
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelors in related field with 5+ years of experience
  • Background in the field of Science. Climate science preferred
  • A record of sustaining operations, including data ingestion, quality assurance, data integration, data archive, and data access
  • Experience in the development and maintenance of operational software in a variety of programming languages and development environments, including, but not limited to, ArcGIS, Fortran, and Python
DESIRED CANDIDATES MUST HAVE:
  • Must be proficient in MS Office Applications
  • Must have strong written and oral communication skills
  • Must demonstrate attention to detail, procedural compliance, and the ability to manage multiple duties simultaneously while meeting deadlines
BENEFITS:
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holidays
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k)
  • Life AD&D
US citizenship and able to obtain a Secret Clearance
To apply, go to https://trabus.com/careers and click on “View Openings”.
Trabus Technologies is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We are committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any status protected by federal, state, or local discrimination laws. Trabus Technologies (TRABUS) offers a competitive salary and full range of benefits.
 

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