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Programmer Analyst
Ref No.: 17-00992
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Position Type:Direct Placement
Position Type: Direct Placement with our Client

Programmer Analyst

Our client, a higher education institutiion, is in search of a Scientific Programmer Analyst to lead the technical aspects related to supporting the research-computing software for their Department of Earth & Environment, including: scientific application package support, development, porting, and optimization along with consulting, training.  In this role you will serve as the primary support contact for faculty and graduate students on complex projects and issues that require in-depth knowledge of the multiple technical areas within the Research Computing Services Group, as well as the core computational research tools used by the Department of Earth & Environment.  You will work directly with faculty and other academic stakeholders to assess needs and recommend solutions as a representative of the Research Computing team. You will be the primary liaison between faculty, staff, and students in Earth & Environment and staff at Research Computing Services. The Position resides in the Department of Earth & Environment.

Required Skills
  • B.A./B.S. required, Masters preferred. Five to eight years of relevant experience.
  • Strong analytical skills  Ability to manage multiple projects and deliverables.
  • Extensive knowledge of numerical methods, computational methodologies, and math/statistical software packages (Python, MATLAB, R).
  • Experience with computational workflows and tools (e.g. ENVI/ARCGIS, QGIS/GRASS) related to Earth & Environment, including Energy & Environmental science, Geographical Sciences, Biogeosciences, and Geology/Geophysics/Geochemistry.
  • Fluency in multiple programming languages, using and scripting Linux, and ability to quickly learn new programming languages and tools as required.
  • Experience with computing on large-scale clusters and optimizing/parallelizing code desired.