Meteorologist
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P osition: Meteorologist
Location: Silver Spring, Maryland *Relocation Assistance not Authorized*

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The Advance Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS) provides cutting-edge technology to the National Weather Service. AWIPS is the corner stone of a multi-year modernization program allowing revolutionary improvements to the National Weather Service (NWS) products and services. It is a high-visibility program of great importance to the United States government and to the Nation. AWIPS is a technological wonder that consists of a nationwide network of approximately 160 sophisticated data collection and processing National Weather Service sites. The AWIPS sites are linked with a state-of-the-art communications system so that the meteorologist and hydrologists are prepared to provide the most accurate forecasts in the quickest time possible.

We are looking for a Meteorologist with strong UNIX and LINUX background needed to support the monitor and control functions of the NWS Network Control Facility (NCF). The NCF is a 24x7x365 facility providing Help Desk Type Support and Network Operations support to the Weather Forecast Offices, NWS National Centers , and River Forecast Centers . Support includes correcting site processes and interface system issues, wide area network (WAN) problems and satellite broadcast problems. The person must also be able to independently detect and troubleshoot failures, interact with forecast office personnel and third party vendors for site support, and accurately document all actions taken and provide customer feedback.

Required Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Bachelor degree in Meterology or related technical discipline. Candidates for this program must receive their Bachelors or Masters degree between Dec 2010 and August 2012.
  • Experieince with UNIX and/or LINUX.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are a must
Desired:
  • Candidates in the local area with be given a preference because relocation assistance is not authorized.
Required Education:
  • Bachelor in Meterology or related technical discipline. Candidates for this program must receive their degree within the last 18 months.
Other Requirements:
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance
  • Must be able to work day, evening, or night shifts including weekends.
Raytheon is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor.

Headquartered in Dulles, VA, Raytheon Technical Services Company LLC (TS) provides a full spectrum of technical, scientific and professional services to its defense, federal, international, and commercial customers worldwide. It specializes in training, logistics, engineering, product support, and operational support services and solutions for the Mission Support, homeland security, space, civil aviation, counterproliferation and counterterrorism markets. With 9,500 employees, TS operates on all seven continents. TS customers include all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, NASA, the Federal Aviation Administration, the U.S. National Science Foundation, Department of Energy, the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, the Transportation Security Administration, and other agencies of the Department of Homeland Security, as well as international governments.

Raytheon is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor.

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