ACME Software program Developer — Penn State Meteorology and Atmospheric Science

The incumbent will present scientific and technical software program engineering and growth assist for the Multi-Radar Multi-Sensor (MRMS) undertaking (


Date posted

Mar. 6, 2023 4:15 pm

Utility deadline

Apr. 6, 2023 5:00 pm


CIWRO on the College of Oklahoma


Job description

It is a career-track analysis affiliate place within the Utilized Computing for the Meteorological Enterprise Workforce (ACME) on the Cooperative Institute for Extreme and Excessive- Affect Climate Analysis and Operations (CIWRO) on the College of Oklahoma (OU) in collaboration with NOAA’s Nationwide Extreme Storms Laboratory (NSSL).

Place Overview

The incumbent will present scientific and technical software program engineering and growth assist for the Multi-Radar Multi-Sensor (MRMS) undertaking ( The perfect candidate will likely be enthusiastic about being a part of a extremely collaborative crew fascinated with transitioning cutting-edge analysis into operations. The place will likely be based mostly on the Nationwide Climate Heart in Norman, OK, a extremely collaborative forecasting, analysis, and tutorial setting containing a variety of NOAA and OU organizations. The incumbent will work instantly with analysis scientists at CIWRO and NSSL.

Job Obligations

  • Purchase the information and expertise essential to take care of and assist the prevailing MRMS software program methods
  • Work with an interdisciplinary crew of engineers and scientists to design, develop and implement enhancements and enhancements to the MRMS software program methods
  • Help in growing a brand new infrastructure that would be the foundation for the subsequent technology of the MRMS software program methods for potential use on the NCEP operational {hardware} and software program platforms
  • Put together documentation on all elements of engineering actions (together with system testing and analysis) and, as acceptable, collaborate with scientists to take part in publishing scientific papers
  • Carry out associated duties as assigned 


  • A level in Pc Science, Pc Engineering, or associated area
  • Sturdy laptop programming expertise with explicit emphasis on C/C++, Object Oriented Programming, fashionable scripting languages, and different rising applied sciences
  • Programming expertise with engineering and/or scientific purposes
  • Wonderful oral and written communication expertise
  • Capability to acquire all essential safety clearances for entry to NCEP operational laptop methods (Everlasting Resident standing or US citizenship is required)

Desired Attributes

  • Proficiency in Linux (Unix) environments, AWS cloud expertise, docker/container publicity
  • This place doesn’t require specialised information of distant sensing, radar methods, or atmospheric science, however such information could be advantageous 

Starting wage is commensurate with diploma and expertise. Data on OU advantages could be discovered at CIWRO helps a various, non-discriminatory workforce that respects the tradition, beliefs, and practices of all workers. Our versatile work hours and simple space commutes allow workers to handle private wants with out sacrificing paid depart. CIWRO has a structured career- monitor program that enables for development {and professional} status all whereas sustaining a wholesome work/life steadiness. Data on dwelling in Norman Oklahoma and the encompassing communities could be discovered at Neighborhood-Sources/Norman-Space

The best way to Apply

Ship a press release of curiosity highlighting the way you meet the place {qualifications}, your resume/CV, and an inventory of three skilled references to: Enter within the topic line: ATTN: ACME Software program Developer. For extra details about this place, please contact Jeff Brogden ( 

The College of Oklahoma is an Equal Alternative/Affirmative Motion employer.


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