Full Time / Boulder, CO
Where You Will Work:
Located in Boulder, Colorado, UCAR Community Programs (UCP) offers a suite of innovative resources, tools, and services for the atmospheric and Earth science community. UCP was created in 1992 to manage a number of unique programs requested by the UCAR community.
Unidata is a diverse community of education and research institutions with the common goal of sharing geoscience data and the tools to access and visualize that data. For more than 30 years, Unidata has been providing data, software tools, and support to enhance Earth System education and research. Funded primarily by the National Science Foundation (NSF), Unidata is one of the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR)’s Community Programs (UCP).
What You Will Do:
Unidata is a diverse community of education and research institutions with the common goal of sharing geoscience data and the tools to access and visualize that data. For more than 30 years, the Unidata Program Center (UPC) has been providing data, software tools, and support to enhance Earth-system education and research across organizational boundaries and external organizations. This position will play a vital role in serving the community in those areas, and across all practical levels — support, documentation, development, and training. Unidata's small team environment provides for high levels of autonomy and responsibility with great opportunity to excel individually and contribute to the community's success.
For this position, we seek a software developer to join our open source efforts as related to the UPC’s Local Data Manager (LDM) package and community use of the LDM via the Internet Data Distributions (IDD) system. Specifically, you will;
Funded primarily by the National Science Foundation (NSF), Unidata is one of the University - Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR)'s Community Programs (UCP).
Software Design and Development:
What You Need:
Education and Years of Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in atmospheric or related sciences, mathematics or computer science with progressive, relevant experience which is typically gained by 8-12 years of experience with scientific applications and scientific data services; or equivalent combination of education and experience; master’s degree and 4-6 years experience is accepted in lieu of a bachelor’s degree and above experience.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Desired, but not required:
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