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Systems Meteorologist

Company: Atmospheric Science Technology, LLC
Location: Norman
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Atmospheric Science Technology, LLCDescription:This full-time position will be based at AST's Norman, OK headquarters. The primary duties will be a mix of providing forecast services for the U.S. Army Garrison - Kwajalein Atoll via distributed operations, performing scientific analyses of radar and satellite data along with data from other platforms as customers require, code development, and some traveling to remote locations to provide forecast services and perform instrumentation setup/maintenance. Benefits include company-paid medical, dental, vision, group term $50,000 life insurance, Short-Term disability insurance for the employee, and 401k. Additionally, employees receive 10 paid holidays per year and paid vacation. Job Overview:Consult with agencies, professionals, or researchers regarding the use and interpretation of meteorological information, including numerical model output, climatological data, and information from meteorological instruments such as radar, upper-air systems, etc.Develop and use weather forecasting tools, such as mathematical and computer models.Provide forecasting services for the general public and a range of customers.Gather data from sources such as surface and upper air stations, satellites, weather bureaus, and radar for use in meteorological reports and forecasts.Make scientific presentations and publish reports, articles, or texts.Study and interpret data, reports, maps, photographs, and charts to predict long- and short-range weather conditions, using computer models and knowledge of climate theory, physics, and mathematics.Effectively communicating with customers, supervisors, peers, or subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.Other related duties as assigned.Essential Functions:Occasional (approx. 1-2 shifts per week) forecasting and weather watch duty shifts for Kwajalein Atoll performed at the Norman, OK office.Meteorological analysis and report writing in support of mission campaigns.Developing code to improve existing meteorological analysis and create new analysis methods/techniques.Assists with technical writing for business development.Temporary duty travel (TDY) to CONUS and OCONUS locations to provide interim weather station staffing and/or weather and instrumentation support for mission campaigns.Minimum Qualifications:Prefer a Master's Degree in Atmospheric Science plus 5 years of work experience or equivalentAbility to obtain and maintain a security clearance.Ability to obtain IT certifications such as CompTIA Network+ or Security+.Physically able to perform and tolerate remote work deployments.Programming experience, especially in C and Python.Familiarity with Windows and/or Linux operating systems.Familiarity with Microsoft Office.Ability to handle and maintain large datasets.Must be a U.S. citizen.Desired Qualifications:Prior work experience in tropical meteorology, aviation forecasting, and/or range meteorology.Technical writing experience.Experience working with dual-polarized weather radar data.Experience working with geostationary and polar orbiting satellite data.Experience with data formats such as HDF4/5 and netCDF.Experience with configuring and administrating meteorological instrumentation.Work Environment:Code development, report writing, and occasional shift work performed at AST offices in Norman, OK.Temporary duty travel (up to 20%) to remote tropical climate locations with wet and dry seasons and little temperature variation between. Work performed is both inside and outside and may include forecast operations, and instrumentation set-up.Additional Notes:Additional information about the Kwajalein Atoll weather station and the products we provide can be found at with information about the company at AST offers competitive wages and an excellent benefits package, inclusive of ROTH and 401k options. Atmospheric Science Technology provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.In accordance with applicable law, it is also the policy of Atmospheric Science Technology to give preference to qualified Alabama-Quassarte tribal members in all phases of employment and training, including, but not limited to, hiring, promotions, transfers, and training opportunities.Reasonable AccommodationsThe ADA defines reasonable accommodation as a change or adjustment to a job or work environment that allows a qualified individual with a disability to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of a particular job and does not cause undue hardship for the employer. Examples of reasonable accommodations may include: Additional modifying equipment or devices; Modified work schedules; Providing an interpreter; or Making the work environment readily accessible to individuals with disabilities.This Organization Participates in E-Verify- to Work - Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision -

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