Job ID: 200519
Location: GREENBELT, MD, United States
Date Posted: May 5, 2020
Subcategory: SW Engineer
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No
DescriptionJOB DESCRIPTION: Support the NASA Ocean Biology Processing Group (http://oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov/ ) at Goddard Space Flight Center in the development and evaluation of scientific software and algorithms for retrieving geophysical properties from current and future satellite radiometers operating in the ultraviolet to short-wave infrared (e.g., PACE/OCI, VIIRS, MODIS, SeaWiFS). Work will primarily focus on implementation and evaluation of methods for retrieval of atmosphere and ocean optical properties and associated uncertainties.
QualificationsTYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Degree in Physical Science, Computer Science, Engineering, or Mathematics (post graduate education will be considered for professional experience). Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in the development of scientific data processing software using C or C++ in a UNIX/Linux environment; strong background in statistics and experience with machine learning algorithms and techniques; strong verbal and written communications skills. The successful candidate must also be eligible for unescorted access to NASA facilities.
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