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Technical Computing Scientist/Researcher VI

Company: NANA Regional Corporation
Location: Barnstable
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

**Technical Computing Scientist/Researcher VI****Description****Akima Systems Engineering \(ASE\)** supports the Intelligence, DoD, and Science and Research communities with tools, domain knowledge, analyst teams and essential mission staffing services\. We continually seek people with the skills, experience and passion to successfully leverage the complete intelligence lifecycle across America's most critical initiatives\. As an Alaska Native Corporation \(ANC\), 100% of our company's profits go back to our more than 14,000 I--upiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years\. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment\.**Summary:**TheUSGSWoodsHoleCoastalandMarineScienceCenter\(WHCMSC\)conducts awiderangeofinterdisciplinaryresearchactivitiesinmarine,estuarine,lacustrine,andterrestrialregionsoftheUnitedStates,includingtheAtlanticOcean,PacificOcean,GulfofMexico,theArcticOcean,CaribbeanSea,GreatLakes,andAlaskanNorthSlope,aswellasinternationallocations\(e\.g\.,SouthAmericaandEurope\)\.Theresearchaddressesgeologicalissuesoflocal,regional,nationalandglobalconcern,suchasenergyresources,naturalhazards,climatechange,environmental qualityandhealth,andinformationmanagement\.ResearchintheCoastalChangeHazardsProjectiscarriedoutundertheUSGSNationalCoastalandMarineGeologyProgramandincludescooperativeresearchwithotherUSGSprogramsandUSGSScienceCenterssuchasthePacificCoastalandMarineScienceCenter\(PCMSC\)inSantaCruz,CA,aswellaswithotherfederalagencies,internationalorganizationsandforeigngovernments,andacademic and research institutions\.ThisworkiswiththeU\.S\.GeologicalSurvey'sCoastalChangeHazardsProjectandis acollaborativeeffort between the WHCMSC and the PCMSC\.Officeworkwillbeperformed _p_ _r_ _i_ _m_ _a_ _r_ _il_ _y_ attheUSGS,WoodsHoleCoastalandMarineScienceCenter,384WoodsHoleRd,WoodsHole,MA02543,andattheUSGSPacificCoastalandMarineScienceCenter,2885MissionSt,SantaCruz,CA95060;toimplement,test,andevaluatenewcomputationalalgorithmsforcoastalshallowwaterhydrodynamicsandsedimenttransport\.Interactionwith thePacificCoastal Change Hazards teamwill bebothvirtualand on\-site _\(_ _N_ _T_ _Et_ _h_ _r_ _e_ _e_ _p_ _h_ _y_ _s_ _ic_ _a_ _l_ _v_ _i_ _s_ _i_ _t_ _s p_ _e_ _r_ _ye_ _ar\)_ ; approximately one week per visit\.Field datacollection locations may include, but are notlimited to,the USEast coast,the US westcoast,and northernGulf of Mexico _\(N_ _T_ _E one_ _v_ _is_ _i_ _t_ _/_ _l_ _o_ _c_ _at_ _i_ _on\);_ NTE\(1\)week per location\.Akima is hiring a Researcher to complete the following duties in support of USGS:**Responsibilities:**+ Implement numerical algorithms into oceanographic, sediment, andwave modelsas part of the USGS COAWST system\. Testthealgorithmimplementations usingidealized testcasesand realistic applications\. Document thecode\.+ Plan,coordinate,andassistin numerical experiments for regionalapplications\.+ Developtoolstocompare observationaldata tonumericalmodeling results,evaluate data to ensure data integrity; process data foranalysis, display,archive,and test hypotheses\.+ Provide generaltechnical servicesandexpertise to scientists, engineers,and technicians on a broadrangeof objectivesand supportrequirements for field and modeling studies ofcoastaland marine geology\.**Fie** **l** **d** **Pr** **o** **g** **r** **a** **m** **O** **p** **e** **r** **at** **io** **ns** **:**+ Supportscientificstaffforplanning,designing,andperformingfieldstudiestocollectdatainsupportofcoastalchangeprocesses\.Thesedatawillbeusedtotestandvalidatenumericalapplicationsforregionalstudies\.**O** **f** **f** **i** **c** **e** **D** **u** **t** **i** **e** **s:**+ Collaborateonorleadtheproductionofpeer\-reviewedpapersontheresultsofworkcompleted,includingimplementationofnewcodes,validationofresults,andapplicationstoregionalstudies\.+ Preparepresentationsasrequestedontheresultsofcompletedwork\.+ ProvideinputonscientificgoalsandbudgetaryrequirementsformeetingtheUSGSCoastalChangeHazards Project mission and its obligations to external agencies\.+ Disseminate and visualize numerical modeldataand field observations viaan online data portal\.**Qualifications****Minimum Qualifications:**+ Ph\.D\.incivil,environmental,coastal,aerospace,orcomputerengineeringisrequired\. At least one year of postdoctoralexperiencepreferred\.+ Abilitytoextendand modifyexistingtechniques to solve a variety oftechnical problems\.+ Skill andexperience in high performancecomputing and numericalcodedevelopment usingFORTRANandMatlab necessary; knowledgeandexperience in python, perl, Java,and html5 a plus\.+ Skillin development of numerical algorithms and incorporation into model systems\.+ Dissemination/acquisition ofdata using CFconventions via Thematic Real\-time Environmental Distributed Data Services \(THREDDS\) data dissemination methods\.+ Knowledgeandexperience in oceanographic data, sedimenttransport processes, physical oceanography,and oceanengineering\.+ Skill andexperience tomaintain, program, and run numerical oceanographic models, includingCOAWST, Regional Ocean ModellingSystem \(ROMS\),andSimulatingWavesNearshore \(SWAN\)\.+ Abilitytocommunicate in writingin a professionalmanner\. Experienceand skill in technical writing\.+ Co\-author onatleast 2peer\-reviewed papers\.The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position\. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required\. Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary\. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted\._We are an equal opportunity employer\. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender\-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law\._We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities\. If you have a physical and/or mental disability and are interested in applying for employment and need special accommodations to use our website to apply for a position please contact, Recruiting Services at job\-assist@akima\.com or 571\-353\-7053\. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case\-by\-case basis\.The dedicated email and telephonic options above are reserved only for individuals with disabilities needing accessibility assistance to apply to an open position using our website\.Please do not use the dedicated email or phone number above to inquire on the status of your job application\._In order for our company to stay compliant with government regulations, please apply on line\. Please DO NOT email resumes or call in lieu of applying online unless you have a physical and/or mental disability and need assistance with the online application\._**Job:** Life, Physical & Social Science**Primary Location:** US\-MA\-Barnstable**Shift:** Day Job**Req ID:** ASE00346

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