NOA2105 Python Developer

Job title: NOA2105 Python Developer

Company: I.M. Systems Group

Job description: I.M. Systems Group

Location: US-MD-College Park
Job ID: 2020-1233
Category: Scientific


I.M. Systems Group, Inc. (IMSG) , leading a Scientific and Technical Support Team (IMSG Team, consisting of IMSG, Inc. and subcontracting companies) is looking for qualified Python Developer candidates to support NOAA’s Algorithm Scientific Software Integration and System Transition Team (ASSISTT) in College Park, Maryland.

ASSISTT specializes in transitioning systems from research to operations. We support integration tasks for several NOAA weather satellites by ensuring that a functional algorithm is in place and ready for operations. ASSISTT works with science teams and stakeholders to: conduct a standard set of project reviews; generate a standard set of documentation; develop and refine requirements; track risks and mitigations; clean code for coding/security, common data formats and metadata (CF & ISO), standard languages, tools, and libraries; test software; validate products, perform configuration management; and prepare the Delivered Algorithm Package.


Key Duties:

  • Provides programming and software engineering support for the next generation NOAA weather satellites using industry standard software engineering techniques.
  • Design, code, test, and document interfaces of moderate to high complexity.
  • Work with NOAA government staff to coordinate science products, algorithm development, and science processing.
  • Support scientific processing, creation of Delivered Algorithm Packages, and other research-to-operation efforts.
  • Work closely with development teams to ensure capacity and throughput requirements are met.


Essential Skills:

  • 2+ years of experience in Python
  • 2+ years of experience of Unix/Linux
  • Experience with Perl or shell scripting
  • Teamwork, strong inter-personal skills
  • Ability to quickly learn new skillsets
  • Green Card or US Citizenship is required

Desired Skills:

  • Experience in container operations (preferably Docker) and orchestration (Kubernetes)
  • Experience with Jenkins
  • Experience working in a Cloud environment
  • Experience with CM tools such as Git and GitLab
  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
  • Experience with NoSQL and/or SQL
  • Experience with real-time and off-line processing of satellite data, science algorithm development
  • Experience processing and managing large volumes of data
  • Familiarity with scientific data formats such as HDF and netCDF
  • Educational background or experience in satellites and remote sensing
  • Teamwork, strong inter-personal skills


  • BS or greater degree with formal course work in physics, mathematics and/or computer programming

Candidates must be a U.S. Citizen or Green Card Holder to qualify

(US Citizen must live in US for 3-5 years prior to application)

(please indicate in your cover letter).

To Apply

Please apply online at . In your cover letter, please indicate the following information:

1) Timeline of availability

2) Citizenship Status

3) Salary requirements for considerations

NOTE: Provide three References

IMSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Veteran and Disability friendly.


Expected salary:

Location: College Park, MD

Job date: Wed, 15 Sep 2021 07:04:42 GMT

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