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Scientific Programmer/Analyst (Job Number:429310)


Job Description:

Support the NASA Ocean Biology Processing Group at Goddard Space Flight Center in scientific software development and evaluation of processing algorithms for current and future satellite ocean color missions (e.g., PACE, VIIRS, MODIS, SeaWiFS).

Duties include:
- Developing new and improved algorithms for producing ocean color data products from satellite remote sensing radiometry (ultraviolet to short-wave infrared)
- Implementing processing algorithms in operational processing software
- Evaluating and validating the performance of the algorithms.
- Developing methodologies to assess and correct for instrumental artifacts in derived ocean color products
- Documenting work through publications and presentations at meetings and conferences.

Required Skills:
- Relevant experience in the development of scientific data processing software using C in a UNIX/Linux environment.
- 5 years of experience with development and evaluation of algorithms for retrieval of geophysical parameters from satellite remote sensing data.
- Strong verbal and written communications skills.

Desired Skills:
- Experience with Fortran, C++, Python.
- Experience with ocean color data analysis, atmospheric correction techniques, bio-optical algorithms, or radiative transfer theory.

- Degree in Physical Science, Computer Science, Engineering, or Mathematics (post graduate education will be considered for professional experience).

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 provides systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, SAIC has approximately 15,000 employees and annual revenues of about $4.3 billion.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: Jul 21, 2017, 4:03:43 PM
Primary Location: United States-MD-GREENBELT
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

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