Scientific Programmer job Suitland Maryland
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Scientific Programmer Job

Employer Name: SpiderID: 9075679
Location: Suitland, Maryland Date Posted: 10/29/2019
Wage: Negotiable Category: Information Technology
Job Code: 2019-45219

Job Description:

The Maximus SMOMS team supports operations at the NOAA Environmental Satellite Processing Center. We are responsible for ensuring reliable operation of the systems that decode the data coming from weather satellites, make images, perform scientific analyses to make higher level products, and make these products available to National Weather Services (NWS) local forecast offices, NWS supercomputers running advanced numerical models, and a host of other users at NOAA, other government agencies, international users and more.

Work at other NOAA facilities may be required periodically.

Due to the 24/7 nature of our operations and the "life and property" requirements of our customers, the Scientific Programmer will occasionally need to work outside normal business hours to address off-hours problems.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide science and software support to the Customer.

  • Program, modify, debug, integrate, and test applications which process and distribute weather data as required.

  • May operate new proof of concept satellite analysis techniques needed to support disaster mitigation and warning services for U.S. federal agencies and the international community. (As required by contract)

  • May Schedule and distribute real-time satellite imagery products from global geostationary and polar orbiting satellites for dissemination to environmental customers.

  • Develop, implement and maintain product enhancements using Software Development Life Cycle as required by the customer, as needed.

  • Assist in the collection and documentation of user's requirements and prepare reports, manuals and other documentation on the status, operation and maintenance of software. (As required by contract).

  • Produce twice daily snow/ice analysis of entire northern hemisphere

  • Assist in the production of SOPs and weekly presentations

  • Ability to meet daily hard deadlines to ensure product distribution

Minimum Requirements:

  • Typically requires a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 2 years of related work experience; or an advanced degree without experience; or equivalent work experience.

  • Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors.

  • Exercises judgement within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.

  • Builds productive internal/external working relationships.

A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource.

MAXIMUS is and Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

MAXIMUS provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.

Job Criteria:
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Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
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Contact Information:
Contact Name: Maximus, Inc. Company Type:
Company: Maximus, Inc.

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