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Research Scientific Software Engineer Job

Research Scientific Software Engineer Job

Date: May 9, 2018

Location: Greenbelt, MD, US

Company: SAIC

Research Scientific Software Engineer (Job Number:432887)


Job Description
- The NASA Land Information System team seeks a software engineer to contribute to the development and maintenance of LIS and associated toolkits.
- Key responsibilities include the coordination of the software development across the LIS team; keeping track of software requirements, bug reports, and regression/functional testing; preparation of public releases; and external user support.


Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD.
- The candidate should have experience in formal software engineering practices, structured programming, object oriented programming, and computing platforms and environments.
- Knowledge of modern revision control systems such as Subversion and Git is required.
- A good knowledge of earth science data formats is expected, and experience in working with satellite datasets is a considered plus.
- The candidate must also be knowledgeable in visualization/analysis packages and software such as GrADS, NCL, IDL, Matlab, and/or GIS. Proficiency is required in writing Fortran 90, C, and Python; working in Linux-based multiprocessor environments; and coding, optimizing, and debugging MPI programs.
- It is desirable that the incumbent has a MS or PhD in computer science, geophysics, hydrology, or related disciplines.
- Experience in building or working with different Earth system components, and familiarity with technologies such as the Earth System Modeling Framework (ESMF) are highly desired.
- The individual should have good communication (written and oral) skills.
- Experience in organizing meetings, project coordination, and writing and reviewing technical reports is also expected.

SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC is Redefining Ingenuity through its deep customer and domain knowledge to enable the delivery of systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. SAIC has approximately 15,000 employees are driven by integrity and mission focus to serve customers in the U.S. federal government. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $4.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: Mar 7, 2018, 4:06:45 PM
Primary Location: United States-MD-GREENBELT
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

Job Segment: Research Engineer, Scientific, Hydrology, Developer, Engineering, Science, Research, Technology

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