Global Science & Technology, Inc.
  • Science
  • College Park, MD, USA
  • Full Time

Global Science & Technology, a growing scientific and high technology firm, is seeking an experienced HPC Science Programmer to support a major NOAA contract located in College Park, MD.

The successful candidate will work with a group of scientists and software developers at the Satellite Oceanography and Climatology Division (SOCD) under the NOAA Center for Satellite Applications and Research (STAR). The position is long term, contingent upon performance. 

Required Education/Skills/Experience:

  • Solid quantitative background, with a M.S. degree (Ph.D. degree preferred) in Physics, Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Atmospheric/Oceanic Sciences
  • 8-10 years of experience with scientific/technical programming
  • Proficiency with Linux/Unix OS; Excellent programming skills in Fortran 2003/2008, C/C++, IDL, Perl/Python, and shell scripting
  • Ability to develop efficient (memory usage and speed) code, taking advantage of the latest hardware (e.g., GPU, parallel file systems).
  • An ability to work with scientists and software developers to implement code in a high performance computing /clusterenvironment
  • Capture and document requirements and code developed from the requirements
  • Contribute to the scientific data analyses in the group
  • Ability to easily read, modify and enhance the existing legacy code
  • Programming knowledge of MPI, Open MP, OpenACC
  • Experience with batch jobs (crontabs, scripts) and version control software (e.g., CVS, GIT)
  • Excellent teamwork, strong inter-personal, communication, and analytical skills 

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • Experience in parallel (cluster) file systems(e.g., BeeGFS, lustre, gfs2, cfs, PVFS, or parallel NFS)
  • Working knowledge of physics based radiative transfer theories
  • Good knowledge of Intel compilers and tools (e.g., profiler and debugger)
  • Knowledge of GPU technology in a high performance computing environment.
  • Knowledge of remote sensing, satellite & oceanographic data, systems, and analyses  

Physical Qualification(s):

  • Ability to use a computer. 

Mental Qualification(s):

  • Must be able to effectively communicate technical information (written and verbal) and work status accurately and reliable to project leads and managers. 

U.S. citizenship or Permanent Resident (Green Card holder) is a plus.

Selected applicants will be subject to a government background investigation.

GST offers competitive salaries; vacation, sick, and holiday leave; major medical, dental, life, long-term and short-term disability insurance; 401K retirement plan; tuition assistance; and opportunities for employee career growth and development.

You may also fax your resume to (240) 366-5994.  If you need assistance, please call 301-474-9696.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veterans' status.  GST is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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