Job ID: 2210548
Location: COLLEGE PARK, MD, United States
Date Posted: Aug 24, 2022
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Shift: Day Job
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: Hybrid Remote
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SAIC is looking for a candidate to support a candidate to support the Environmental Modeling Center (EMC) of the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) in carrying out research, development, and operational transition work related to atmospheric composition data assimilation for future operational applications of the Unified Forecast System (UFS). The candidate’s work will involve the development, execution, testing, and evaluation of the assimilation of satellite retrievals of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) for use in operational air quality prediction capabilities at NCEP. The work location is at the NOAA Center for Weather and Climate Prediction (NCWCP) in College Park, MD.
The candidate will perform the job duties in a collaborative environment, assisting developing and applying innovative methods for the primary work areas described below. The candidate will work with EMC scientists and external collaborators to develop atmospheric composition data assimilation capabilities for use in applications of the UFS, with emphasis on regional air quality prediction for the short range weather application. In particular, the candidate will focus on the use of NO2 retrievals from the TROPOMI instrument aboard the Sentinel-5p platform. Future assimilation related developments will leverage and contribute to the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation, including the Joint Effort for Data assimilation Integration (JEDI) project.
The successful candidate will work in the following areas:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelors Degree and two plus (2+); Masters Degree and zero plus (0+) years of demonstrated knowledge, skills and abilities in the following areas:
Candidates must be a U.S. Citizen or Green Card Holder to qualify and must live in US for 3-5 years prior to application
Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.
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