SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMMER ANALYST III, IS&T Scientific Computing (1591/G2214*)

Location
Boston, Suffolk County
Posted
Jul 23, 2014

Lead the technical aspects of Research Computing Services and its service components related to consulting, training, scientific application package support, and the development, porting, and optimization of research computing software focused on Earth and Environmental Sciences. Serve as the primary support contact for faculty and graduate students on complex projects and issues which require in depth knowledge of the multiple technical areas of Research Computing Services as well as the core computational research tools used by the Department of Earth and Environment. Work directly with faculty and other academic stakeholders to assess needs and recommend solutions as a representative of the Research Computing team.

Required Skills

B.A./B.S., Masters preferred. Strong analytical skills required with an ability to manage multiple projects and deliverables. Extensive knowledge of numerical methods, computational methodologies, and math/statistical software packages (MATLAB, R). Experience with computational workflows and tools (e.g. ENVI/ARCGIS, QGIS/GRASS) related to Earth Sciences including Biogeoscience, Energy and Environmental science, Geographical science, and Geology/Geophysics/Geochemistry. Fluency in multiple programming languages (Python, C), using and scripting Linux, and ability to quickly learn new programming languages and tools as required. Experience with computing on large scale clusters and optimizing/parallelizing code desired. Five to eight years of related experience.

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