Scientific Computer Programmer. at University of Washington
Seattle, Washington, United States (Posted Jul 5 2016)
About the company
The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
The Marshall Research Group, in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the University of Washington has an outstanding opportunity for a Scientific Computer Programmer to work on air pollution model development.
This position will support the development of the InMAP air quality model. The successful candidate will work on incorporating FORTRAN chemistry and physics subroutines from other air quality models into InMAP, which is written in the Go language, by a combination of providing Go interfaces to the existing FORTRAN code and translating existing FORTRAN code into Go. Specific tasks will include writing, testing, debugging, implementing, documenting, and maintaining computer programs using programming languages; assisting in preparing test data; testing and debugging computer programs; and assisting in the preparation of functional process descriptions and detailed program logic flow to describe existing and proposed operations. Candidates that wish to work on-site in Seattle or remotely will both be considered.
InMAP is a recently created model for predicting the health impacts of air pollutant emissions. A broad overview of the model can be seen at http://spatialmodel.com/inmap/; the model code is at https://github.com/spatialmodel/inmap.
Skills & requirements
Bachelor's Degree in engineering or science; OR two years of college-level work in engineering or science plus two years of experience equivalent to Research Aide I, OR four years of experience equivalent to Research Aide I.
- Proficiency in the Go programming language
- Familiarity with the computer-programming concepts of distributed version control and unit testing
- A Master’s degree in engineering, atmospheric sciences, or a related field
Instructions how to apply
See the job posting at: https://uwhires.admin.washington.edu/eng/candidates/default.cfm?szCategory=jobprofile&szOrderID=134143&szCandidateID=0&szSearchWords=&szReturnToSearch=1
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