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Scientific Programmer - NOAA

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Job ID: 1926439
Location: PRINCETON, NJ, United States
Date Posted: Sep 14, 2020
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC is recruiting for a Scientific Programmer for our NOAA / GFDL program. This individual will be supporting climate code and algorithm transitions to new computing architectures and paradigms, in a structured team environment. The programmer will also participate in various algorithm improvements and code optimization initiatives, as well as serving as a Model Support liaison between Scientists and the Modeling Services team for the purposes of scientific code development. Attending code reviews, planning development meetings, running Computer Climate Models for the purposes of regression testing and Documentation of production software are other roles included in this position 


- B.S. in Math, Computer Science, Engineering or Physical Science e.g. (Meteorology, Physics) 
- 2+ years of related experience (or comparable experience/degree) 
- Proficiency in Linux and basic Linux administration 
- Proficiency in Modern Programming Languages e.g. (C, C++) 
- Candidate must be willing to learn other languages e.g. FORTRAN 
- Demonstrated ability to learn new programming languages and technical skills 
- Professional knowledge in one or more physical science fields 
- Technical Writing Experience 
- Good communication skills 
- Independent self-starter 
- US Citizenship required with the ability to obtain and maintain a clearance 


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