Applied Meteorology & Innovation Lead

AccuWeather Inc. is accepting applications for the position of Applied Meteorology & Innovation Lead.

 

Date posted

Jan. 23, 2020 12:00 am

Application deadline

Feb. 15, 2020 12:00 am

Organization

AccuWeather Inc.

Location

  • United States

Job description

COMPANY 

AccuWeather, recognized and documented as the most accurate source of weather forecasts and warnings in the world, has saved tens of thousands of lives, prevented hundreds of thousands of injuries and tens of billions of dollars in property damage. With global headquarters in State College, PA and other offices around the world, AccuWeather serves more than 1.5 billion people daily to help them plan their lives and get more out of their day through innovative digital media properties, such as AccuWeather.com and mobile, as well as Business solutions (AES), radio, television, newspapers, and the 24/7 AccuWeather Network.

Additionally, AccuWeather produces and distributes news, weather content, and video for more than 180,000 third-party websites. Among AccuWeather’s many innovative and award-winning features free to the public are MinuteCast® Minute by Minute™ forecasts with Superior Accuracy™.  Further, AccuWeather serves more than half of Fortune 500 companies and thousands of businesses globally. 

SUMMARY

Reporting to the VP of Science, Innovation, & Development, the Applied Meteorology & Innovation Lead will be responsible for providing leadership and day to day tactical engagement in the development, integration and execution of AccuWeather’s broad scientific and innovation efforts. This role will be responsible for planning, managing and engaging in projects associated with AccuWeather Labs ensuring a strong science foundation and process that results in generating prototypes and proof of concepts. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of meteorology, experience applying their expertise to business applications, and an understanding of how to leverage modern technology (including AI/ML) to deliver solutions.  In addition, you will coach, mentor, and guide junior scientists to help them excel and advance their career development.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • M.S. or higher in Atmospheric Science, Computer Science, or a similar, relevant field.
  • Experience working with data and systems in the cloud.
  • Experience applying meteorological algorithms, models, or similar technologies to support unique, weather-impacted applications. 
  • Competency generating high quality code for applications of scientific based solutions.
  • Desire and experience working in short duration development cycles.
  • Innovative mindset with a desire to work on a variety of projects.

For more details

https://boards.greenhouse.io/accuweather/jobs/2010417

 

COMPANY 

AccuWeather, recognized and documented as the most accurate source of weather forecasts and warnings in the world, has saved tens of thousands of lives, prevented hundreds of thousands of injuries and tens of billions of dollars in property damage. With global headquarters in State College, PA and other offices around the world, AccuWeather serves more than 1.5 billion people daily to help them plan their lives and get more out of their day through innovative digital media properties, such as AccuWeather.com and mobile, as well as Business solutions (AES), radio, television, newspapers, and the 24/7 AccuWeather Network.

Additionally, AccuWeather produces and distributes news, weather content, and video for more than 180,000 third-party websites. Among AccuWeather’s many innovative and award-winning features free to the public are MinuteCast® Minute by Minute™ forecasts with Superior Accuracy™.  Further, AccuWeather serves more than half of Fortune 500 companies and thousands of businesses globally. 

SUMMARY

Reporting to the VP of Science, Innovation, & Development, the Applied Meteorology & Innovation Lead will be responsible for providing leadership and day to day tactical engagement in the development, integration and execution of AccuWeather’s broad scientific and innovation efforts. This role will be responsible for planning, managing and engaging in projects associated with AccuWeather Labs ensuring a strong science foundation and process that results in generating prototypes and proof of concepts. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of meteorology, experience applying their expertise to business applications, and an understanding of how to leverage modern technology (including AI/ML) to deliver solutions.  In addition, you will coach, mentor, and guide junior scientists to help them excel and advance their career development.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • M.S. or higher in Atmospheric Science, Computer Science, or a similar, relevant field.
  • Experience working with data and systems in the cloud.
  • Experience applying meteorological algorithms, models, or similar technologies to support unique, weather-impacted applications. 
  • Competency generating high quality code for applications of scientific based solutions.
  • Desire and experience working in short duration development cycles.
  • Innovative mindset with a desire to work on a variety of projects.