Research Scientist Principal Job

2018-05-11
SAIC (www.saic.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Monterey
California
United States

Research Scientist Principal (Job Number:433069)

Description:



SAIC has contingent Job opportunities for Principal Research Scientists. These positions will be supporting Navy customer in Monterey, CA, and are contingent upon contract award.

The Marine Meteorology Division of the Naval Research Laboratory located in Monterey, California (www.nrlmry.navy.mil) has openings for Research Meteorologists in the following areas:

1) data assimilation, including observational data ingest, processing, and assimilation,
2) atmospheric global, mesoscale, and tropical cyclone prediction systems, including numerical techniques and physical parameterization,
3) atmospheric/ocean/ice/wave coupled prediction systems,
4) global, mesoscale, and tropical cyclone probabilistic prediction, and
5) configuration management, software infrastructure, and computational performance improvement.

These positions provide great opportunities for both basic and applied research, and state-of-the-art technology development that will advance the capabilities of systems used operationally by the Navy for weather and extended range predictions.

Qualifications:
Education
Shall have at a minimum a M.S. degree in Meteorology, Oceanography, Physical Science, or in a related Mathematics and Engineering fields.

Experience
Shall have at a minimum 10 years of demonstrated global/mesoscale numerical weather prediction (NWP), data assimilation (DA) or METOC application/climatology/port study (MAP) focus area experience.
NWP focus: Must act as the primary point-of-contact for the development of operational global and/or mesoscale NWP systems including ensemble weather prediction systems and scripting for the management of operational Job submission and data processing tasks, including error handling; provide recommendations for resolution of research issues related to global and/or mesoscale problems; must have demonstrable LINUX High Performance Computing (HPC) skill and adaptation of solutions for the operational environment.

DA focus: Must act as the primary point-of-contact for the development of operational global and/or mesoscale DA systems including ensemble and hybrid DA systems and scripting for the management of operational Job submission and data processing tasks, including observation data handling and error handling; provide recommendations for resolution of research issues related to multi-scale DA problems; must have demonstrable LINUX High Performance Computing (HPC) skill and adaptation of solutions for the operational environment.

MAP focus: Must act as the primary point-of-contact for METOC applications development including web-based applications, climatology applications, and port study applications; demonstrable ability to process data, analyze data, and write-up/publish results; provide recommendations for resolution of research issues associated with application, climatology, or port study development problems.
? Must have demonstrable experience working as a project team member.
? Demonstrated experience publishing peer-reviewed scientific literature, software documentation, or Navy guides and/or handbooks.
? Experience in support of Government research is a must. Desired
? Demonstrated experience in meeting Navy METOC operational requirements.
? Three-to-five years of experience developing, testing, and transitioning Navy operational NWP software systems.
? Three-to-five years of experience developing, testing, and transitioning Navy operational DA software systems.
? Three-to-five years of experience publishing peer-reviewed scientific literature, software documentation, Navy guides and/or handbooks, Navy climatologies and port studies.

SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC is Redefining Ingenuity through its deep customer and domain knowledge to enable the delivery of systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. SAIC has approximately 15,000 employees are driven by integrity and mission focus to serve customers in the U.S. federal government. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $4.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: Dec 20, 2017, 5:00:00 AM
Primary Location: United States-CA-MONTEREY
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: None
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

 

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