Job ID: 200519
Location: GREENBELT, MD, United States
Date Posted: Jan 9, 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 Teleworking: 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.
Desired QualificationsExperience with Fortran and Python. Experience with development and evaluation of algorithms for retrieval of geophysical parameters from satellite remote sensing data. Experience with ocean color data analysis, atmospheric correction techniques, bio-optical algorithms, or radiative transfer theory.
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