Software Engineer III - Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation (JCSDA) at UCAR/NCAR/UCP

This position is under the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation (JCSDA) and provides partial support for the Joint Effort for Data Assimilation Integration (JEDI) project.
Location: Boulder, CO.
Application Deadline: The position will be posted Saturday, July 10th.
Relocation: Relocation assistance is available for this position.
Work Authorization: UCAR/NCAR will sponsor a work visa to fill this position.
Hiring Range $97,404 $121,754


  • Undertake environment development tasks as assigned by the supervisor. This may include developing platform-independent software, learning and improving workflow control suite in support of scientific research activities and writing software to help manage scientific experiments.
  • Assist and support scientists and software engineers from JCSDA and partner organizations in running JEDI experiments on HPC systems and cloud computing resources.
  • Use and promote the use of software development best practices within JCSDA and project partner organizations.
  • Prepare documentation and material for tutorials and educational events to the JCSDA scientists and software engineers and the scientific community. May contribute to peer-reviewed publications as appropriate.

What You Need:

Education and Years of Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in computer-related field; and 8-12 years of experience in a related technical area or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge through previous experience or education - required:

  • Excellent knowledge of Python
  • Excellent knowledge of object oriented and generic programming
  • Working knowledge of shell scripting
  • Modern software engineering practices: gathering and analysis of requirements, design, prototyping, version control, integration, testing, and documentation
  • Developing software in a Unix environment
  • Able to integrate multiple development tools into coherent environment.
  • Ability to contribute to enhancement of existing software processes.

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