The Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory in Palisades, New York, is seeking a Staff Associate III/Software Engineer to support the mission of the Climate Data Science Lab by leading the development of scientific software for ocean and climate research. Contributes to the development and maintenance of open source software packages as needed for the advancement of scientific objectives. Develops high performance computational libraries in python and contributes to the development and maintenance of community-based open-source python projects. Collaborates with scientists to support research projects. Conducts some education and training around scientific computing.
Duties and Responsibilities include: - Develop, optimize, and maintenance of new high performance open-source computational libraries for oceanography and climate data analysis using Python and possibly Numba, C/C++ , Fortran, and Julia. - Develop and maintain the xarray python package and other community-based open-source packages which are required for Climate Data Science Lab research. - Work with postdocs and students to profile and optimize research code in support of scientific research projects. - Develop tutorials and other educational materials. - Travel to conferences and workshops to share software and conduct tutorials. - Works with minimal supervision on complex assignments that require a high degree of initiative and independent judgement. - Controls budget for cloud computing (~$50K).
Internal Number: 6223
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