SIPS PROGRAMMER

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SIPS PROGRAMMER

Job no: 95528-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department:VCRGE/SPACE SCI/SPACE SCI
Location: Madison
Categories: Computer Science, Research, Scientific

Position Vacancy ID:

95528-AS

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Working Title:

SIPS Programmer

Official Title:

SR INSTRUMENT TECH(S54BN) or INSTRUMENTATION TECH(S54DN) or ASSOC INSTRUMENT TECH(S54FN)

Hiring Department(s):

A349100-VCRGE/SPACE SCI/SPACE SCI

FTE:

100%

Anticipated Begin Date:

NOVEMBER 01, 2018

Term:

This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $50,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and area of specialization:

B.S. in Computer Science or related field.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Required:
* Experience developing and maintaining software systems in Python
* Familiarity with the Linux programming environment, including knowledge of operating system concepts and command-line / scripting proficiency
* SQL database programming experience with a DBMS, preferably PostgreSQL
* A solid foundation in software engineering practices including use of version control (git), software testing, and creation and maintenance of developer documentation and user manuals
* Scientific programming and data visualization experience using tools like the Python / NumPy / Matplotlib ecosystem or alternatives like R or MATLAB

Preferred:
* A background in cluster computing using batch systems like HTCondor and distributed file systems like Ceph
* Experience with message-oriented systems built with RabbitMQ or similar technologies
* Front- and back- end web application development skills including client-side programming in Javascript

License or Certificate:

Position Summary:

The Space Science and Engineering Center (SSEC) is a research and development center with an international reputation for developing and supporting instrumentation for both terrestrial and space flight applications. SSEC's mission includes the support of faculty and academic staff led research, development, fabrication and implementation of space flight experiments, as well as the development of new meteorological research tools for national and international use.

The successful candidate will work with a team using a high-performance data ingest, archive, and processing system as part of the NASA Science Investigator-Led Processing System (SIPS) for the Atmosphere discipline of the Suomi NPP Science Team. The Atmosphere SIPS at SSEC is responsible for ingesting, storing, processing, and delivering data products from the VIIRS sensor onboard the Suomi NPP and NOAA-20 environmental satellites in earth orbit. The computer systems supporting this effort currently include more than 1500 CPU cores for data processing configured as a high-throughput computing system; more than 2 Petabytes of storage in a cluster file system; high performance networking; and a job management system controlled by a relational database. The Atmosphere SIPS currently ingests more than 2 Terabytes of data per day from NASA and other sources, and runs a variety of algorithms on the data to create geophysical products.

To find out more about SSEC please visit: http://www.ssec.wisc.edu/

Additional Information:

A period of evaluation will be required.
A criminal background check will be required.

Contact:

Denise Weidner
[email protected]
608-265-3267
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to Applicants:

To begin the application process, click the "Apply Now" button. Please provide your resume and cover letter outlining relevant qualifications and experience.

Additional Link:Full Position Details NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Applications Open: Aug 6 2018 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Oct 26 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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Posted: 10/19/2018
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