CIRES/ NOAA NCEI Passive Acoustic Archive Data Manager

The Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) at the University of Colorado in Boulder has an opening for a passive acoustic data manager.

 

Date posted

May 26, 2021 12:00 am

Application deadline

July 26, 2021 12:00 am

Organization

The Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES)

Location

  • United States

Job description

CIRES/ NOAA NCEI Passive Acoustic Archive Data Manager

Requisition Number: 30502
Location: Boulder, Colorado
Employment Type: Research Faculty
Schedule: Full-Time
Date Posted: 18-May-2021

Job Summary

The Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) at the University of Colorado in Boulder has an opening for a passive acoustic data manager working with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). NCEI’s mission is to provide scientific stewardship of and timely access to environmental data to promote, protect, and enhance the Nation’s economy, security, environment, and quality of life. NCEI is globally recognized as the premier repository and provider of geophysical, oceanographic, coastal, space weather, and marine ecosystem data and information. NCEI data management is focused on standards-based best-practices and tools, including spatially-enabled relational database management systems that drive web services. CIRES is looking for a scientist with experience managing large data sets, automating the processing of data, describing data with standard metadata, and maintaining relational database systems. The successful candidate will participate as part of a team stewarding geophysical data, providing discovery and access for passive acoustic data and derived scientific products, and supply customer service to global data users. The candidate will also strengthen existing partnerships within the community to address a vast need for data management. 

This position is located at NCEI, David Skaggs Research Center, 325 Broadway, Boulder, Colorado, and supports the CIRES Research Theme of Advanced Modeling and Observing Systems.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the passive acoustic data archive.
  • Archive passive acoustic data and associated files, and maintain relational databases and systems to enable discovery and access to data.
  • Troubleshoot and fix problems with data ingest systems.
  • Evolve existing systems to improve efficiency, scalability, and reliability including investigating new storage, discovery, and processing tools.
  • Prepare metrics on data archive and delivery for archive partners and staff.
  • Develop and maintain data management procedures documentation.
  • Provide excellent customer service to global data users.
  • Support scientists at NOAA and beyond.
  • Help coordinate and shepherd data submissions from numerous partners within and outside NOAA.
  • Collaborate with staff throughout NCEI to advance the cohesive management of geophysical data and a strategic direction for data delivery and web services.
  • Actively participate in meetings to coordinate cross-NCEI data management activities.

Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in the Earth sciences, oceanography, or related field with 2+ years applicable experience managing data, specializing in the marine realm.
  • Experience working with acoustic data, associated metadata, and ancillary data.
  • Experience working with relational databases.
  • Experience using scripting languages, such as Python, JavaScript, Bash, and Groovy, to automate data tasks.

For more details

https://jobs.colorado.edu/jobs/JobDetail/CIRES-NOAA-NCEI-Passive-Acoustic-Archive-Data-Manager/30502