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The mission of the National Weather Service (NWS), an agency within the Department of Commerce's National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), is to provide weather, water and climate forecasts and warnings for the United States, its territories, and its adjacent waters and oceans to protect life and property and to enhance the national economy. The Weather and Climate Infrastructure Services (WCCIS) contract supports the NWS's Central Processing and Information Dissemination portfolios. The contract is managed by the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) Central Operations (NCO).
WCCIS supports NCO's mission which is to deliver national and global weather, water, climate and space weather guidance, forecasts, warnings and analyses to a broad range of users and partners. These products and services respond to user needs to protect life and property, enhance the nation's economy, and support the nation's growing need for environmental information.
Will build, test, debug, and troubleshoot new/legacy programs and scripts. Will work alongside an existing team of developers that support high-traffic web applications, backend data processing and internal CMS applications. Will participate in both unit testing and full integrated system testing, as well as supporting the efforts to modernize legacy applications. Specific duties include:
Maintain, optimize, and secure existing legacy applications.
Develop new applications using modern frameworks that include APIs, Content Management Systems, GIS data layers and web services using primarily the PHP and/or Python programming languages.
Develop applications and web services that interact with both NoSQL and Relational Databases Systems.
Support the integration and testing of the software developed.
Provide training and documentation for clients and team members for the software developed.
6+ years of progressive experience with programming in an enterprise setting. Must be proficient in PHP. Must have strong understanding of MySQL, PostgreSQL and/or MongoDB. Must have excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking skills. Must be comfortable in a fast pace work environment, have driven work ethic, and possess strong problem-solving skills.
Experience implementing an API.
Experience with client side frameworks.
Experience with Python, Perl and/or Java.
Installing, configuring, maintaining & troubleshooting software within a Linux environment.
Experience with Jira and Confluence.
Experience with Git and GitLab CI/CD.
Experience working with the Federal government.
Background in Meteorology (or other Physical Sciences).
Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident and be able to pass a background investigation to obtain a security badge to enter the applicable government facility.
BS in computer science, related discipline, or equivalent.
Submit resume to ERT's Career Opportunities Web Page at: https://chu.tbe.taleo.net/chu04/ats/careers/searchResults.jsp?org=ERT&cws=1
Earth Resources Technology, Inc. (ERT)
ERT is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer - All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.