Climate and Weather Data Analytics Developer

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Livermore, CA 94550

We have an opening for a Climate and Weather Data Analytics Developer to provide long-term support for research work in the area of model data analytics and diagnostics, including processing, analyzing and managing a variety of model output and observational data. You will be working on output from a suite of weather and climate models, especially the Energy Exascale Earth System Model and the Weather and Forecasting Model (WRF). This position is in the Climate Sciences Group in the Atmospheric, Earth, and Energy Division.

Essential Duties

  • Support development of new and moderately complex analytics, diagnostics and metrics within Anaconda python-based software system with LLNL extensions based on user requirements.
  • Develop, maintain, and contribute to plans for new projects, maintenance releases, code management, and lifecycle replacement.
  • Employ software engineering methods to conduct software systems analysis and prototyping.
  • Write and review technical and end-user documentation.
  • Give formal and informal presentations to staff members, external collaborators, and scientific conferences.
  • Contribute to publications of research results in technical reports and peer-reviewed journals.
  • Travel as required to coordinate work with collaborators.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Ability to secure and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. Citizenship.
  • M.S. Degree in atmospheric science, oceanography, earth science, physics, engineering, data science or closely related field, or the equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Experience in Linux/Unix operating systems and shell programming.
  • Experience programming in Python.
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills necessary to independently write reports and exchange technical information with colleagues.
  • Possession of the interpersonal skills necessary to work in a diverse, multidisciplinary research team.
  • Ability to travel as required.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with statistical analysis, data science, uncertainty quantification, ensembles and/ machine learning.
  • Experience working with ~terabyte-sized model output and observational data sets using NetCDF, HDF or similar self-describing formats.
  • ·Experience working with scientists in atmospheric science, oceanography, climate science, or closely related field and knowledge of fundamentals and best practices of modern software development (e.g., GitHub, Anaconda).

Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?

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  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Flexible schedules (*depending on project needs)
  • Collaborative, creative, inclusive, and fun team environment

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Essential Duties

  • Support development of new and moderately complex analytics, diagnostics and metrics within Anaconda python-based software system with LLNL extensions based on user requirements.
  • Develop, maintain, and contribute to plans for new projects, maintenance releases, code management, and lifecycle replacement.
  • Employ software engineering methods to conduct software systems analysis and prototyping.
  • Write and review technical and end-user documentation.
  • Give formal and informal presentations to staff members, external collaborators, and scientific conferences.
  • Contribute to publications of research results in technical reports and peer-reviewed journals.
  • Travel as required to coordinate work with collaborators.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
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  • Ability to secure and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. Citizenship.
  • M.S. Degree in atmospheric science, oceanography, earth science, physics, engineering, data science or closely related field, or the equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Experience in Linux/Unix operating systems and shell programming.
  • Experience programming in Python.
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills necessary to independently write reports and exchange technical information with colleagues.
  • Possession of the interpersonal skills necessary to work in a diverse, multidisciplinary research team.
  • Ability to travel as required.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with statistical analysis, data science, uncertainty quantification, ensembles and/ machine learning.
  • Experience working with ~terabyte-sized model output and observational data sets using NetCDF, HDF or similar self-describing formats.
  • ·Experience working with scientists in atmospheric science, oceanography, climate science, or closely related field and knowledge of fundamentals and best practices of modern software development (e.g., GitHub, Anaconda).

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