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Guidehouse Scientific Software Engineer in Little Rock, Arkansas

Job Family :

Software Development & Support (Digital)

Travel Required :


Clearance Required :

Ability to Obtain NACI

What you will do:

  • Maintain and enhance programs that create images for the various numerical models run on the NOAA WCOSS system. This includes, maintaining the existing image process, possible improvements, bugs reported by end-users and most importantly making changes in conjunction with model upgrades

  • Design, develop and test your software to adhere to the specified requirements

  • Run performance benchmarking tests as needed

  • Refactor and optimize existing code

  • Document code so other developers can understand and contribute to it

  • Review colleagues' code

  • Meet with product owners, designers, developers and project staff for progress updates

  • Contribute to implementing an agile product development environment

  • Effectively communicate technical information and work status accurately and reliably to project leads and managers

What you will need:

  • BS /BS Degree

  • 6-8 years of experience. Additional 4 years of experience can be substituted for degree.

  • 6+ years experience in Meteorology visualization packages such as GEMPAK and Python

  • 6+ years Linux/Unix scripting experience including BASH, Perl and Python

  • 6+ years experience with Scientific Python coding

  • Basic knowledge of Fortran

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • U.S. Citizen or Green card is required for the position

  • Must successfully pass a Federal Background Investigation

Would would be nice to have:

  • Experience working with NetCDF, HDF5, or GRIB datasets

  • Experience with scientific data dissemination such as LDM

  • Experience with Meteorology visualization packages like - GrADS/NCL/MetPy

  • Experience with numerical modeling principles

  • Experience with PHP and/ or Java

  • Experience with change management and version control systems, such as Git

  • Experience working with JIRA and Confluence

  • Degree in Meteorology

The annual salary range for this position is $93,800.00-$140,700.00. Compensation decisions depend on a wide range of factors, including but not limited to skill sets, experience and training, security clearances, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs.

What We Offer:

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

  • Parental Leave

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Group Term Life and Travel Assistance

  • Voluntary Life and AD&D Insurance

  • Health Savings Account, Health Care & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Transit and Parking Commuter Benefits

  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development, Certifications & Learning Opportunities

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

  • annual membership

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Supplemental Benefits via Corestream (Critical Care, Hospital Indemnity, Accident Insurance, Legal Assistance and ID theft protection, etc.)

  • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.