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College Park, MD

Science
Full Time
Global Science &Technology, Inc. (GST), a fast-growing high technology firm is seeking mid to senior scientists for an exciting task at the Satellite Oceanography and Climatology Division at NOAA...
Science
Full Time
Global Science & Technology, Inc., a fast growing scientific and high technology firm, is seeking an experienced Scientist or Remote Sensing expert with strong organizational skills is needed to...
Technology
Full Time
Global Science & Technology, Inc., a fast growing scientific and high technology firm, is seeking a Remote Sensing Scientist to support the NOAA NESDIS/STAR program. The position is in College...
Science
Full Time
Global Science & Technology, Inc., a fast growing scientific and high technology firm, is seeking a Remote Sensing Scientist to support the NOAA NESDIS/STAR program. The position is in College...

Greenbelt, MD

Science
Full Time
Global Science & Technology, Inc., a fast growing scientific and high technology firm, is seeking a Scientific Analyst to support a NOAA program. The position is located at the NASA Goddard...
Science
Full Time
Global Science & Technology, Inc (GST), a growing high technology company, is seeking an experienced Programmer Analyst to support the NASA Hydrospheric, Biosphere and Geophysics Support Services...

Silver Spring, MD

Technology
Full Time

Global Science & Technology, Inc. (GST), a growing scientific and high technology company, seeks a Programmer/Analyst to support NOAA’s National Weather Service (NWS) Office of Observations (OBS). Position is in Silver Spring, MD.

Position Summary:
Programmer/Analyst needed to provide software support to NOAA’s National Weather Service (NWS) Office of Observations (OBS). Work to take place at the NOAA campus in Silver Spring, MD. Qualified individual will provide technical support to the NOAA National Weather Service (NWS) Office of Observations, the primary office responsible for the collection of observational data gathered and/or leveraged by NWS. The NWS Office of Observations requires a range of support related to the access, processing and exploitation of environmental satellite data within NWS.

Primary Duties:
• Maintain, update, and extend interactive, data-driven Web service
• Perform software configurations for end-user access to satellite data
• Design, create, populate, and maintain Web-accessible repository of satellite-related projects

Secondary Duties:
• Serve as user liaison with weather forecasters
• Provide user software support
• Perform documentation and coordination

Required Education/Experience/Skills:
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems or scientific field and a minimum of 2 years relevant experience
• Experience with Python and JavaScript programming
• Ability to perform multiple tasks, some complex
• Ability to interface with science users and other programmers
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Linux experience

Desired Experience/Skills:
• SQL and relational databases (e.g., PostgreSQL)
• NoSQL databases – e.g., ElasticSearch
• Understanding of requirements-driven engineering
• Experience with netCDF-4 and other scientific and meteorological data formats
• Demonstrated troubleshooting skills
• Waterfall and/or Agile System Development Life Cycle
• Programming, engineering or science disciplines
• Experience with NWS, weather forecasting, or meteorology a plus

Physical Qualification(s) Required:
• Work is constantly performed in an office environment
• Must be able to remain in a stationary position for an extended period of time.
• Responsible for adhering to all established safety standards.

General Qualification(s) Required:
• Must be able to work in team environment with minimal supervision, be self-motivated and able to define plan and implement long-term goals, tasks and projects
• Possess ability to technically lead a project through the lifecycle and consult with the customer on requirements
• Excellent problem solving, multitasking, troubleshooting skills and attention to details are required to work in this challenging and dynamic environment
• Very strong interpersonal, customer service, result oriented and team building skills are essential
• Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action

U.S. citizenship is highly desired.

Selected applicants will be subject to a government background investigation.

GST offers competitive salaries; vacation, sick, and holiday leave; major medical, dental, life, long-term and short-term disability insurance; 401K retirement plan; tuition assistance; and opportunities for employee career growth and development.

You may also fax your resume to (240) 366-5994. If you need assistance, please call 301-474-9696.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veterans' status. GST is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Technology
Full Time

Global Science & Technology, Inc. (GST), a growing scientific and high technology company, seeks a Scientific Programmer/Analyst to support NOAA’s National Weather Service (NWS) Office of Observations (OBS). Position is in Silver Spring, MD.

Position Summary:
Scientific Programmer/Analyst needed to provide software engineering support to NOAA’s National Weather Service (NWS) Office of Observations (OBS). Work to take place at the NOAA campus in Silver Spring, MD. Qualified individual will provide technical support to the NOAA National Weather Service (NWS) Office of Observations, the primary office responsible for the collection of observational data gathered and/or leveraged by NWS. The NWS Office of Observations requires a range of support related to the access, processing and exploitation of environmental satellite data within NWS.

Primary Duties:
• Maintain, update, and extend real-time satellite-data handling software
• Design, create, populate, and maintain user requirements repository
• Perform software configurations for end-user access to satellite data

Secondary Duties:
• Elicit user requirements from operational weather forecasters
• Provide advanced user software support
• Perform documentation and coordination

Required Education/Experience/Skills:
• Bachelor’s or higher degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems or scientific field and a minimum of 4 years of relevant experience.
• Experience in Python and JavaScript programming
• Experience with NetCDF-4 and other scientific & meteorological data formats
• Ability to perform multiple tasks, some complex
• Ability to interface with science users and other programmers
• Ability to participate in system engineering and process improvement
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Linux skills
• Conversant with engineering or science disciplines

Desired Experience/Skills:
• Java programming
• SQL and relational databases
• NoSQL / non-relational databases (e.g., ElasticSearch)
• Demonstrated troubleshooting skills
• Waterfall and/or Agile System Development Life Cycle
• Conversant with meteorology / weather forecasting / atmospheric science
• NOAA or other satellite data products and data generation / distribution mechanisms

Physical Qualification(s) Required:
• Work is constantly performed in an office environment
• Must be able to remain in a stationary position for an extended period of time.
• Responsible for adhering to all established safety standards.

General Qualification(s) Required:
• Must be able to work in team environment with minimal supervision, be self-motivated and able to define plan and implement long-term goals, tasks and projects
• Possess ability to technically lead a project through the lifecycle and consult with the customer on requirements
• Excellent problem solving, multitasking, troubleshooting skills and attention to details are required to work in this challenging and dynamic environment
• Very strong interpersonal, customer service, result oriented and team building skills are essential
• Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action

U.S. citizenship is highly desired.

Selected applicants will be subject to a government background investigation.

GST offers competitive salaries; vacation, sick, and holiday leave; major medical, dental, life, long-term and short-term disability insurance; 401K retirement plan; tuition assistance; and opportunities for employee career growth and development.

You may also fax your resume to (240) 366-5994. If you need assistance, please call 301-474-9696.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veterans' status. GST is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Science
Full Time

Position Summary:
Information Resource Manager needed to support NOAA’s National Weather Service (NWS) Office of Observations (OBS). Work to take place at the NOAA campus in Silver Spring, MD. Qualified individual will provide technical support to the NOAA National Weather Service (NWS) Office of Observations, the primary office responsible for the collection of observational data gathered and/or leveraged by NWS. The NWS Office of Observations requires a range of support related to the access, processing, and exploitation of environmental satellite data within NWS. This is a part time position.

Primary Duties:
• Maintain, update, and extend project Web presence
• Manage articles and documentation for use by the forecasters, scientists, and engineers of the National Weather Service (NWS) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
• Serve as the web content manager creating, editing, posting, updating and cleaning up content for a range of NWS and NOAA web platforms, including mission awareness articles, training material, activity notifications, and static technical documentation.
• Coordinate with technical staff for input and guidance regarding content, schedule, and placement.

Secondary Duties:
• End-user outreach via email and other means

Required Education/Experience/Skills:
• Bachelor's degree in Communications, Digital Media, Information management or related field with a concentration or interest in science or technology and a minimum of 3 years relevant experience
• Ability to perform multiple tasks, interfacing with science users and other programmers. Attention to detail. Experience designing and maintaining websites. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Experience with:
o Hands-on experience with HTML, CSS, and web content management systems
o Excellent written communication, copywriting, and analytical skills
o Strong project management skills
o An ability to work under tight deadlines and independently
o Strong organization and time-management skills
o HTML, CSS, JavaScript

Desired Skills/Experience:
• Experience with the LifeRay content management system
• Graphics design skills/background
• Experience with NWS, weather forecasting, or meteorology a plus

Physical Qualification(s) Required:
• Work is constantly performed in an office environment
• Must be able to remain in a stationary position for an extended period of time
• Responsible for adhering to all established safety standards

Mental Qualification(s) Required:
• Must be able to work in team environment with minimal supervision, be self-motivated and able to define plan and implement long-term goals, tasks and projects
• Possess ability to technically lead a project through the lifecycle and consult with the customer on requirements
• Excellent problem solving, multitasking, troubleshooting skills and attention to details are required to work in this challenging and dynamic environment
• Very strong interpersonal, customer service, result oriented and team building skills are essential
• Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action

U.S. citizenship is highly desired.

Selected applicants will be subject to a government background investigation.

GST offers competitive salaries; vacation, sick, and holiday leave; major medical, dental, life, long-term and short-term disability insurance; 401K retirement plan; tuition assistance; and opportunities for employee career growth and development.

You may also fax your resume to (240) 366-5743. If you need assistance, please call 301-474-9696.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veterans' status. GST is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Suitland, MD

Technology
Full Time

Global Science & Technology, Inc., a fast growing scientific and high technology firm, is seeking Systems Engineers to support a NOAA program. The position is located in Suitland, MD.

Position Summary:
Systems Engineers needed to support operations on the NOAA Environmental Satellite Processing and Distribution System (ESPDS). Engineering support to be provided for NOAA’s Product Distribution and Access (PDA) system, which will distribute near-real-time data from both current and next generation weather satellites. Positions are based at the NOAA Satellite Operations Facility in Suitland, MD.

Primary Duties:
• Provide engineering support for NOAA’s Product Distribution and Access (PDA) system.
• Support the delivery of the system from the development contractor and the transition into the production environment.
• Provides high level installation, maintenance, and operational support of specialized database and infrastructure software such as software engineering tools, DBMS's, virtualization servers, email servers, directory servers, web servers, etc.
• Provides identification/fixing of problems within existing software, design/implementation of new systems and enhancement of existing applications.
• Participates in analysis, design and new construction of next generation IT applications.
• Responsible for understanding the needs of the customers and the realities of commercially available IT products and creating requirements that will allow implementation by the development team and COTS products.
• Focus on design and implementation of support technologies for an enterprise deployment of Active Directory and remediation of the existing environment, Storage and Servers (both Physical and Virtualized) Infrastructure.
• Design, implement and configure the systems needed to support an enterprise AD infrastructure.
• Design, implement and configure the enterprise server infrastructure and have upgraded an enterprise environment from 2003 to 2012 R2.
• Design, migrate and configure SCOM from 2007 to 2012.
• Create training material(s) to provide to the customer on all solutions implemented.
• Create standard operating procedures on all solutions implemented.
• May involve supporting on-call duties for off hours (evenings/weekends/holidays) anomaly response.
• Develop software solutions that will meet or exceed business requirements; the development effort includes designing and implementing modules to the system specifications, conducting unit testing, troubleshooting issues and producing detailed proposals to resolve issues.
• Design engineering solutions per systems requirements; support code reviews, unit test, and integrate coded modules, assist developers in resolving issues, support testing and remediate defects, support users through troubleshooting and analysis of production logs and data.
• Actively participate and contribute in SDLC activities such as solution design, work effort estimation, assisting peers with technical challenges and code reviews.
• Perform production support activities such as monitor system processes, evaluate the outcome of system processes, work through system exceptions, and create processes to monitor and report on the overall system health.
• Propose, design, and implement updates or improvements to processes and infrastructure hardware such as network devices, servers and workstations.

Secondary Duties:
• Familiarity with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.
• Rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
• Perform a variety of complicated tasks.
• May lead and direct the work of others.
• A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
• Work after hours and at other NOAA facilities maybe required periodically

Required Education/Experience/Skills:
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems or related field and a minimum of 8+ years relevant experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
• Experience with Java/JEE, SQL scripting, ActivMQ messaging / Enterprise Service Bus, PHP, Python, and Shell scripting, RHEL 6/7 on VM-ware, Windows 10, Apache, WSO2, ClearCase, Subversion, Bamboo and JIRA.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Desired Experience/Skills:
• C, C++, Fortran, IDL
• Tripwire Enterprise and Tripwire Log Center
• Solarwinds Enterprise monitoring and alerting
• Systems Administration experience in Linux and Windows environments
• Database programming and administration. Oracle preferred
• netCDF-4, ArcGIS, other meteorological/scientific data formats
• Experience supporting a system in an Enterprise IT environment
• Demonstrated troubleshooting skills
• Waterfall and/or Agile System Development Life Cycle (SCLC)
• NASA/NOAA ground system and product generation/distribution experience
• Experience working on satellite ground systems
• Experience with LAN and WAN infrastructure
• Experience with IT Security Zone Architecture design and implementation
• Knowledge of Websense

Physical Qualification(s) Required:
• Ability to sit for up to 80% of time
• Ability to lift or carry objects up to 25 lbs.

Mental Qualification(s) Required:
• Must be able to work in team environment with minimal supervision, be self-motivated and able to define plan and implement long-term goals, tasks and projects
• Possess ability to technically lead a project through the life cycle and consult with the customer on business requirements
• Excellent problem solving, multitasking, troubleshooting skills and attention to details are required to work in this challenging and dynamic environment
• Very strong interpersonal, customer service, result oriented and team building skills are essential
• Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action

U.S. citizenship or Permanent Resident (Green Card holder) is required.

Selected applicants will be subject to a government background investigation.

GST offers competitive salaries; vacation, sick, and holiday leave; major medical, dental, life, long-term and short-term disability insurance; 401K retirement plan; tuition assistance; and opportunities for employee career growth and development.

You may also fax your resume to (240) 366-5994. If you need assistance, please call 301-474-9696.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veterans' status. GST is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Technology
Full Time

Global Science & Technology, Inc. (GST), a mid-size, nationwide scientific and high technology company, seeks an experienced a Software Engineer to support a NOAA program. The position is in Suitland, MD.

Position Summary:
Software Engineer needed to support operations at the NOAA Environmental Satellite Processing and Distribution System (ESPDS). Engineering support to be provided for NOAA’s Product Distribution and Access (PDA) system, which will distribute near-real-time data from both current and next generation weather satellites. Position is located in Suitland, MD.

Primary Duties:
• Configuring and integrating applications which process and distribute NOAA weather data in a 24x7 operational environment.
• Testing, troubleshooting and modifying new and existing products and applications
• Authoring new and/or updating existing product and application documentation.
• Providing immediate code fixes for problems impacting product delivery/quality in near-real-time Isolating root causes and design mitigation for factors that impair system performance.
• Development and implementation of both fixes and enhancements that are managed using the Software Development Life Cycle as required by the customer.
• Supports operations at the NOAA Environmental Satellite Processing Center.
• Responsible for ensuring reliable operation of the systems that decode the data coming from weather satellites, make images, perform scientific analyses to make higher level products, and make these products available to National Weather Services (NWS) local forecast offices, NWS supercomputers running advanced numerical models, and a host of other users at NOAA, other government agencies, international users and more.
• Update, reconfigure and support of the TEP effort (Training and Test Simulator Emulation Program) of the NOAA Polar Orbiting Environmental Satellite program.
• Develop new solutions required to make the TTS Emulation Program (TEP) more closely reflect the performance of the actual satellites being emulated; Support install and configuration of TEP at multiple locations, complete testing and acquire approval to use the systems from our government customer.
• Create training material(s)/standard operating procedures/documentation to support all solutions implemented.
• Research, evaluate, and remain current on emerging tools, techniques, and IT technologies.
• Work closely with client to perform technical and requirements analysis.
• May involve supporting on-call duties for off hours (evenings/weekends/holidays) anomaly response; after-hours and travel to other NOAA facilities may be required at times.
• Develop software solutions that will meet or exceed business requirements; the development effort includes designing and implementing modules to the system specifications, conducting unit testing, troubleshooting issues and producing detailed proposals to resolve issues.
• Evaluate new coding techniques, tools, technologies, and implement as appropriate.
• Consult on requirements solicitation and definition.
• Design engineering solutions per systems requirements; support code reviews, unit test, and integrate coded modules, assist developers in resolving issues, support testing and remediate defects, support users through troubleshooting and analysis of production logs and data.
• Actively participate/contribute in SDLC activities such as solution design, work effort estimation, assisting peers with technical challenges and code review.
• Work with supervisor and Government to understand assigned work, deliver on agreed upon dates and raise issues/risks in a timely manner.
• Ability to perform multiple tasks, some complex, with minimal supervision and guidance
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to think creatively and work with different teams to troubleshoot issues

• Required Education/Experience/Skills:
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems or related field, or equivalent education and experience
• Experience and/or familiarity with the following:
•JPerl, Python, shell scripting
• RHEL 6 on VM-ware SQL scripting
•ActivMQ messaging / Enterprise Service Bus
•PHP, Python, and Shell scripting
•RHEL 6/7 on VM-ware, Windows 7
•Apache, JBoss, WSO2
•ClearCase, Subversion
•Meteorological Scientific data formats such as HDF-4, HDF-5, netCDF
•Java, C, C++, F90/95, IDL

Physical Qualification(s) Required:
• Ability to sit for up to 80% of time
• Ability to lift or carry objects up to 25 lbs.
• Work is constantly performed in an office environment
• Must be able to remain in a stationary position for an extended period of time
• Responsible for adhering to all established safety standards.

Mental Qualification(s) Required:
• Must be able to work in team environment with minimal supervision, be self-motivated and able to define plan and implement long-term goals, tasks and projects
• Possess ability to technically lead a project through the lifecycle and consult with the customer on business requirements
• Excellent problem solving, multitasking, troubleshooting skills and attention to details are required to work in this challenging and dynamic environment
• Very strong interpersonal, customer service, result oriented and team building skills are essential
• Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action

U.S. citizenship is required.

Selected applicants will be subject to a government background investigation.

GST offers competitive salaries; vacation, sick, and holiday leave; major medical, dental, life, long-term and short-term disability insurance; 401K retirement plan; tuition assistance; and opportunities for employee career growth and development.

You may also fax your resume to (240) 366-5743. If you need assistance, please call 301-474-9696.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veterans' status. GST is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.