Remote Sensor Systems Engineer / Scientist
Earth Resources Technology, Inc - College Park, MD

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Position Description
Since launch, the NOAA Instrument Performance/Status Monitoring System (LTM-IPMS) has provided thousands of NPP spacecraft and instrument status/performance indices monitoring in real time. To make this system more advanced and able to better serve the community, the following items will need to be developed or improved:

* Add more spacecraft and instrument status monitoring and performance analysis indices according to research requirements and flight engineering requests;
* Update all LTM parameters, in both spacecraft and instruments modules, based on an orbit time frame rather than an hourly time frame;
* Regenerate daily trending plots for historical event revisits and reanalysis;
* Generate a data file to correspondent to each plot for reanalysis;
* Upgrade LTM website to include historical plot selection and correspondent data access functions;
* Create IPMS warning notification PCT table based on operational PCT so that any anomaly will be caught even such variation is within operational PCT limits;
* Update operational PCT table generating program based on LTM-IPMS results and test PCT in ADL for pre-operational valuation.

Required Skills
5 years of graduate/post-graduate experience in satellite sensor post-calibration analysis and/or modeling. Experience with radiative transfer model and time series analysis. Skillful programming ability in FORTRAN, C/C++, IDL, and MatLab in a UNIX/LINUX environment. Website development capability including HTML, PHP, JavaScript, etc.

Must be able to pass a background investigation to obtain a security badge to enter the applicable government facility.

Education
PhD in atmospheric science or engineering, related discipline, or equivalent.

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