[unav_all] United States Geological Survey (USGS) open position: Computer Scientist / Geophysicist for Earthquake Early Warning

Yoon, Clara cyoon at usgs.gov
Tue Dec 11 15:50:23 MST 2018


*Job opportunity with the USGS!*

*Applications are due 1/4/2019!*

Job location:  United States Geological Survey (USGS), Department of
Interior, Earthquake Science Center, Pasadena, CA

US Geological Survey is seeking IT professionals to join the team
developing and operating the ShakeAlert earthquake early warning (EEW)
system (https://www.shakealert.org/). It is a mission-critical, distributed
system that rapidly detects earthquakes and generates and issues alerts
24/7 to institutional users and the public *before* the severe shaking in
an impending damaging earthquake happens on the West Coast of the U.S. The
mission is to have far reaching impacts including reducing injuries and
property damage.  Examples of ShakeAlert customers are emergency planners
and responders, scientists, utility and transportation organizations,
private companies, and the public.

These positions are at the main testing and monitoring center in Pasadena,
CA, which operates a comprehensive code management, testing and
certification platform in a Linux environment. Applicants who have
experience in scientific software development and operations projects in a
real-time Linux environment will receive consideration for this
opportunity. Development environment includes Java, C, C++, Python, Puppet,
ActiveMQ, Git, and Perl. Please, apply only if you have experience that is
relevant to this opportunity.

* Appointment is Permanent, Full-Time
* Applicants must be U.S. Citizens.

* Suitable for Federal employment, as determined by background
investigation.

* Selectee may be subject to serving a one-year probationary period.

* More requirements are listed under Qualifications and Other Information.

* Read the https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/519078200#overview
for Main
Duties, and Qualifications

THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

You must apply online at USAJOBS [open to all US citizens]:
https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/519078200#overview
Announcement number: SAC-2019-0003

*Closing date is January 4, 2019. * Be sure to apply as soon as
possible.  Please
carefully follow the instructions and resume guidelines when applying. The
resumes MUST include detailed information for current and past positions:
job title, name of company/agency, month/yr to month/yr, (e.g., March 2012
– June 2013), number of hours worked per week, salary, supervisor’s name
and # (can include statement, “can call/do not call/contact me before
calling,”) and narrative (not bullet list) of duties, responsibilities,
knowledge, skills, and abilities.  *Please submit all the requested
materials, including transcripts as early as possible to meet the
01/04/2019 due date.*

If you have questions about the application process, please contact Earl
Emerson at *pacsac1 at usgs.gov <pacsac1 at usgs.gov>*.
--
Clara Yoon, Ph.D.
Supervisory Geophysicist | Software Developer
U.S. Geological Survey, Pasadena Field Office
525 S. Wilson Ave. | Pasadena, CA 91106
Office Phone: 626-583-6793
Email: cyoon at usgs.gov | cyoon at caltech.edu
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