Meteorological Analyst

The GWC Meteorological Analyst reports to the CTO and works closely with fellow GWC meteorologists, scientists, IT personnel, and the GWC sales team. The Analyst fulfills a customer-facing technical role by configuring and deploying forecasts for new and existing customers, monitoring forecast performance, and responding to forecast delivery/quality issues should they arise. The successful candidate is comfortable interfacing directly with customers while simultaneously working closely with GWC’s technical team. The candidate will be well-versed in meteorology, meteorological data and applications, high-level programming languages, and the Linux environment. This is an entry-level position, but qualified candidates will demonstrate a strong desire to learn new skills and, as needed, develop new scripting tools to fulfill customer requests and improve forecast service delivery and scalability.

 

Key  Responsibilities

  • Develop in-depth knowledge of GWC’s multiple forecast platforms, including how to configure new customers, forecast sites, and resolve forecast quality
  • Work closely with new and existing customers to add forecast sites, respond to requests, and educate prospective customers on GWC forecast
  • Provide operational customer support to avoid critical issues and service
  • Regularly update and monitor GWC’s customized/customer-specific forecast offerings such as regional (ISO-wide) renewable energy
  • Develop scripts to improve forecast products, verification techniques, and to advance R+D

 

Requirements

  • BS or MS degree in meteorology, atmospheric or computer science, or related
  • Experience with common meteorological principles, applications, statistical analysis, and data formats such as netCDF and
  • Strong knowledge of the Python programming
  • Knowledge and experience working in the Linux
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to interact directly with customers and translate customer feedback into concrete steps for product
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, to contribute to technical discussions while also showing initiative to offer new ideas for product

 

Additional desired skills

  • Experience in additional programming languages, especially: C++, HTML, JavaScript,
  • Experience in numerical weather prediction and/or NWP post-processing
  • Familiarity with shell scripting
  • Experience in wind and solar power generation

 

Apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@globalweathercorp.com, addressed to William Gail, Chief Technology Officer.

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