Scientific Analyst

Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado
30 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
16 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Forecast Impact and Quality Assessment Section (FIQAS) within the Evaluation and Decision Support Branch of ESRL’s Global Systems Division has a mission to advance the understanding and use of weather information through impact-based forecast assessments and targeted real-time information delivery to benefit decision-making in response to high impact weather events. This position is located in a federal facility and requires the ability to pass a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI, federal background check) for building access.

Position Summary

The individual in this position will collaborate with stakeholders and other team members to assess the quality of weather products used in aviation decision-making. He/She will be responsible for assessment development and implementation, data analysis, and communicating findings in technical talks and reports. He/she will also work with software engineers to incorporate techniques in verification and decision support tools. He/She will report to the FIQAS Sr Scientific Analyst.

Special Instructions to Applicants

References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

Please address the required and preferred qualifications, as relate to your professional experience, in the cover letter.

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