Junior Atmospheric Science Software Developer

Analytical Mechanics Associates, Inc. - Hampton, VA (30+ days ago)


AMA is seeking candidates for a Junior Software Developer to join our team in Hampton, Virginia to support the Atmospheric Science Data Center on site at NASA Langley Research Center.

Analytical Mechanics Associates, Inc., (AMA) is proud of our customer relationships, our diverse and dynamic work environment, and our employees' career satisfaction. AMA is a small business specializing in aerospace engineering, business analytics, information technology, and visualization solutions. AMA combines the best of engineering and mathematics capabilities with the latest in information technologies and visualization to build creative solutions. Headquartered in Hampton, Virginia, AMA also has operations in Huntsville (Alabama), Dallas (Texas), Denver (Colorado), Mountain View (California), and Houston (Texas). We offer a competitive salary and attractive benefits package, including paid personal leave and holidays, salary deferrals into a 401(k) matching plan with immediate vesting, tuition reimbursement, short/long term disability plans, medical, dental, and vision insurance. Our website describes our corporate values and how they apply to the professional success and growth of our employees.

AMA is seeking candidates for a Junior Software Developer to join our team in Hampton, Virginia to support the Atmospheric Science Data Center on site at NASA Langley Research Center. In the software development role, successful candidates will provide science and programming support for the ASDC to enable storage, retrieval, and processing of atmospheric data. Candidates will work with both internal senior analysts and the atmospheric science community at large to develop software to improve data access and usability. In addition to software development, candidates will also assist in the preparation of plans, reports, and documentation for scientific efforts.

Specific job requirements and skills include:
BS in Computer Science, Atmospheric Science or related field
Software development using JAVA, C++, Perl, Python, and/or R in support of atmospheric research or data processing
Knowledge of data formats include HDF4, HDF5, HDF-EOS, NetCDF
Experience working with Relational Database Management systems such as PostgreSQL and MySQL
Capable of understanding and using Geospatial Services including WMS, WMTS, WCS, WFS
Capable of understanding and using GIS servers/clients including GeoServer, ARCServer, QGIS and ArcGIS
Ability to understand meteorological systems such as cloud physics, radiation budget, aerosols, tropospheric composition at multiple scales including global, synoptic scale, mesoscale, and microscale
Capable of applying practical knowledge of orbital mechanics related to Earth Observing Satellites
Knowledgeable working with software version control such as SVN and Git a plus
Ability to design and implement science workflow processes a plus
Ability to design, create, and maintain interactive web content a plus

US Citizenship required for the advertised position.