Physical Scientists/ Scientific Programmer Analyst/ Subject Matter Experts

I.M. Systems Group, Inc. (IMSG) www.imsg.com, is seeking multiple Physical Scientists / Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to support a multi-year potential Federal Government Contract at NOAA/NESDIS/Center for Satellite Applications and Research (STAR) (located in College Park, MD) in its theme area of Sensor Science and Cross-Cutting Technology. Job ID: NOA2401

 

Date posted

Feb. 26, 2024 11:15 am

Application deadline

Mar. 26, 2024 5:00 pm

Organization

I.M. Systems Group, Inc.

Location

  • United States

Job description

I.M. Systems Group, Inc. (IMSG) www.imsg.com, is seeking multiple Physical Scientists / Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to support a multi-year potential Federal Government Contract at NOAA/NESDIS/Center for Satellite Applications and Research (STAR) (located in College Park, MD) in its theme area of Sensor Science and Cross-Cutting Technology. These will support the scientific and technical R&D for NOAA’s operational satellite sensor payloads for earth observing polar-orbiting, geostationary, and space weather instruments, as well as measurements from other platforms.  The selected candidates will conduct instrument calibration/validation (cal/val) activities to ensure data quality, monitor current operational instrument performance, and prepare for future satellite instruments. 

Specific Tasks

  • JPSS Satellite Instrument Cal/Val;
  • Integrated Cal/Val System;
  • GOES-R Instrument Cal/Val;
  • MetOp Instrument Cal/Val;
  • Space Weather Instrument Cal/Val;
  • Ocean Sensor Cal/Val;
  • Radio Occultation Cal/Val;
  • SmallSat Sensor Cal/Val;
  • Radiative Transfer Models (RTM);
  • Non-NOAA Sensor Cal/Val;
  • Product System Development and Implementation (PSDI) and Satellite Products and Services Review Board (SPSRB);
  • Risk Reduction;
  • Moderate/Experimental Service and Assurance Level;
  • System Engineering;
  • Data Assimilation; and,
  • Proving Ground, AWIPS Test and Evaluation and Science Training. 

Required Qualifications:

  • MS in physics, remote sensing, and/or related fields.
  • Hands on experience in satellite instrument Cal/Val.
  • Solid understanding of physical principles and strong analytical skills using physics and statistical methods.
  • Scientific programming skills Fortran, C/C++, and/or Python, etc.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills and demonstrated experience in writing scientific and technical documents.
  • Good interpersonal and team-work skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD in relevant disciplines.
  • Experience at NOAA, NASA, and/or NIST in similar task areas.
  • Experience using CRTM or other radiative transfer models
  • Experience with pre-launch and post-launch sensor characterization, cal/val, data analysis, algorithm, software updates, maintenance,
  • Experience coordinating with JPSS flight and ground operations, end-to-end experiment support associated with JCTs.
  • Use of ADL to test algorithm updates; Discrepancy Report Analysis, anomaly reports, delivery of PCTs, and science verification support for IDPS build-to-build tests

 

For more details

https://imsg.bamboohr.com/careers/73