Country:United States of America
Location:MD601: 1325 East West Hwy Silver Sprg 1325 East West Highway , Silver Spring, MD, 20910 USA
The Advance Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS) provides cutting-edge technology to the National Weather Service. AWIPS is the corner stone of a multi-year modernization program allowing revolutionary improvements to the National Weather Service (NWS) products and services. It is a high-visibility program of great importance to the United States government and to the Nation. AWIPS is a technological wonder that consists of a nationwide network of approximately 160 sophisticated data collection and processing National Weather Service sites. The AWIPS sites are equipped with a state-of-the-art communications system so that the meteorologists and hydrologists are prepared to provide the most accurate forecasts in the quickest time possible.
We are looking for a Meteorologist with strong PostGres, UNIX and LINUX background needed to support the monitor and control functions of the NWS Network Control Facility (NCF). The NCF is a 24x7x365 facility providing Help Desk Type Support and Network Operations support to the Weather Forecast Offices, NWS National Centers, and River Forecast Centers. Support includes correcting site processes and interface system issues, wide area network (WAN) problems and satellite broadcast problems.
The ideal candidate should have strong interpersonal and demonstrated team player skills, a proactive attitude, and the desire to be an agent of positive change. They must be able to independently detect and troubleshoot failures, interact with forecast office personnel and third party vendors for site support, and accurately document all actions taken and provide customer feedback.
Ability to work a flexible shift schedule including day, evening/nights and weekends (12 hour shift 4 days’ on/4 days off)
Knowledge of and experience using RedHat Linux
Knowledge of and experience using PostGres
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Qualified applicants will be subject to a security investigation and must meet the requirements to obtain and maintain a NAC (National Agency Clearance) government security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.
Desired Skills :
Knowledge of JAVA
Knowledge of Python
Minimum GPA 3.0 cumulative GPA. Please include your GPA and transcript with your resume.
Required Education :
Bachelors Degree in Meteorology or a closely related field.
Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM).
Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.
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