NOA1787 Research Engineer II

I.M. Systems Group, Inc. (IMSG) is looking for qualified research engineers for multiple positions.


Date posted

Feb. 1, 2018 12:00 am

Application deadline

Mar. 31, 2018 12:00 am


I.M. Systems Group, Inc. (IMSG)


  • United States

Job description

NOA1787 Research Engineer II

US-MD-College Park


I.M. Systems Group, Inc. (IMSG), leading a Scientific and Technical Support Team (IMSG Team, consisting of IMSG, Inc. and subcontracting companies) is looking for qualified research engineers for multiple positions to support NOAA’s Algorithm Scientific Software Integration and System Transition Team (ASSISTT) in College Park, Maryland. 


ASSISTT specializes in transitioning systems from research to operations. We support integration tasks for several NOAA weather satellites by ensuring that a functional algorithm is in place and ready for operations. ASSISTT works with science teams and stakeholders to: conduct a standard set of project reviews; generate a standard set of documentation; develop and refine requirements; track risks and mitigations; clean code for coding/security, common data formats and metadata (CF & ISO), standard languages, tools, and libraries; test software; validate products, perform configuration management; and prepare the Delivered Algorithm Package.



  • Provides programming and software engineering support for the next generation NOAA weather satellites using industry standard software engineering techniques.
  • Design, code, test, and document interfaces of moderate to high complexity.
  • Work with NOAA government staff to coordinate science products, algorithm development, and science processing.
  • Support science algorithm integration and ressearch-to-operation efforts.

Required Skills:

  • 3+ years of experience in Fortran
  • 2+ years of experience in C/C++
  • 2+ years of knowledge of Unix/Linux
  • Experience with Perl, Python, or shell scripting

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