Science Systems and Applications, Inc. - Science and Technology with Passion


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Scientific Researcher - NASA LaRC
Reference #:21-3248
Open Date:8/26/2021
Location:Hampton, VA
US Citizenship Required:No
Job Description:
Science Systems And Applications Inc. (SSAI) is seeking an individual for the Scientific Researcher position to support the work at NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia.

The qualified candidate will join a team of scientists and researchers to support the hyperspectral remote sensing retrieval algorithm and radiative transfer model development. The candidate will support the software development as well as the data analysis and validation of airborne and satellite remote sensing observations. The work includes the algorithm development support for both active and passive sensors. The candidate should also possess strong problem-solving skills, leading to new and improved solutions.

Required Qualifications:
  • Master of Science degree or higher in Scientific/Technical field such as Physical Science, Mathematics, Atmospheric Science or Meteorology and 1-2 years of experience in the development and testing of science algorithms, analysis software, and/or data management or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Working knowledge of one or more of the following programming/scripting languages: Fortran, MATLAB, Python.  Ability to program in C/C++  is a plus
  • Ability to work independently as well as within an integrated team of scientists and engineers
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience working with large datasets or familiarity with science data formats
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Knowledge of software configuration management tools such as Git, SVN.