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This position supports NOAA/NESDIS Satellite Analysis Branch (SAB). The successful candidate will provide scientific satellite remote sensing analysis. They will perform analysis of environmental events detected from satellite imagery and sensor data from a wide-range of NOAA and Non-NOAA (Department of Defense, NASA, and Foreign) satellites.
Analysts will work with data imagery and plots to monitor, track, and provide forecast input for events such as fires, volcanoes, oil spills, and other events for NOAA, other Governments users and the public. The work involves a thorough understanding of satellite imagery and the science that it represents. We are looking for Candidates with knowledge/experience in remote sensing, GIS, Oceanography, physical meteorology, computer programming, and/or Project Management
SAB operations run 24x7 and all analysts share in supporting all shifts.
Candidates are expected to have M.S. in or equivalent experience in meteorology, oceanography, remote sensing science, GIS, or similar area.
Desired knowledge/experience may include:
Provide analysis of satellite imagery, integrated with ancillary datasets, to create briefings and products that enable its users to mitigate disasters and environmental hazard
Examine & analyze satellite imagery
Onsite training and certification by current staff
Highly detail-oriented, organized, and timely
Ability to work well independently and in a team setting
Aptitude and desire to do daily analysis for tracking events
Work within the team framework created by management and work with team members on assigned projects
Must Qualify to obtain a public trust clearance
Junior Electrical Engineer
The NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) contract is tasked with providing a broad range of engineering and related services as required for the formulation, design, development, fabrication, integration, testing, verification, and operations of space flight and ground system hardware and software, including development and validation of new technologies.
BS degree or higher in Engineering
Senior Spacecraft Power Systems Test Engineer
Study, design, development, fabrication, integration, testing, verification and operations of spaceflight, airborne and ground system hardware and software, including development and validation of new technologies to enable future space and science missions.
Supports operations at the NOAA Environmental Satellite Processing Center
Responsible for ensuring reliable operation of the systems that decode the data coming from weather satellites, make images, perform scientific analyses to make higher level products
Make weather products available to National Weather Services (NWS) local forecast offices, NWS supercomputers running advanced numerical models, and a host of other users
Work in close collaboration with operational analysts, support programmer[s], and government leads
Develop enhancements to satellite data pre and post processing using Python Fortran, Perl programming languages
Migrating code to Python
Develop updates to GUI analysis software - adding new products, revising views
Develop methods to improve monitoring, error reporting, and automated error mitigation.
Required knowledge and experience:
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Master's Degree in physical sciences, engineering, or computer science
Experience in Unix/Linux, Bash shell
Experience in Perl, Python, Java
Knowledge of Jira, SubVersion tools
Familiarity with Full Software Development Cycle
Knowledge of satellite ground systems processing
Excellent organizational, written, and verbal communication skills
Ability to prioritize, and to on multiple projects simultaneously
Minimum 5 to 7 year's experience in related field
Knowledge of IDL/ENVi based interactive analysis system
Familiarity with scientific data formats and Meteorological data formats
Working experience using Agile methodology
Working experience in Cloud platforms
Experience working with NOAA/NESDIS is a plus.
Senior Electrical Integration & Test Engineer
Candidate should possess an Electrical Engineering degree and 10+ years’ experience integrating and testing electrical systems for aerospace applications. A strong preference is accorded to experience with spacecraft programs at NASA/GSFC, including board level testing, environmental testing, and test procedure development for digital and analog electronics. Work will be performed onsite at GSFC in Greenbelt, MD on the Integration & Test team for a flagship NASA program.