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<b><span style="color:#222222">Job opportunity with the USGS</span></b><span style="color:black"> </span><span style="color:#201F1E"></span></p>
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<b><span style="color:#222222">Applications are due 0</span></b><b><span style="color:#201F1E">7</span></b><b><span style="color:#222222">/</span></b><b><span style="color:#201F1E">27</span></b><b><span style="color:#222222">/2020!</span></b><span style="color:black"></span></p>
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<b><span style="color:#222222">The USGS Earthquake Science Center has an open position for a </span></b><b><span style="color:#201F1E">Computer Scientist supporting ShakeAlert</span></b></p>
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<span style="color:black">The Earthquake Science Center (ESC) of the USGS Earthquake Hazards Program is seeking a Computer Scientist with systems administration experience and fluency in programming languages, to support our real-time seismic monitoring projects.
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<span style="color:black">The successful applicant will be responsible for systems administration of on-premises, cloud-based and
</span><span style="color:#201F1E">virtualized computing environments, along with contributing to ancillary activities of maintaining and contributing to the development of software for automated data acquisition, processing and quality control. Primary duties
 will be to operate and maintain the <b>ShakeAlert </b>Earthquake Early Warning (shakealert.org) system, a mission-critical, distributed system that rapidly detects earthquakes and generates and issues alerts.
<span style=""> </span>Secondary responsibilities will be to contribute in the engineering and development of new software applications, new features for deployed applications and enhancing existing functions and coding defect repairs to deployed applications.</span></p>
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<span style="color:black">As a Computer Scientist within the Earthquake Science Center, some of the specific duties will include:</span><span style="color:#201F1E"></span></p>
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<span style="color:black">* Serves as the lead system administrator for systems used in the earthquake monitoring computing environment.<br style="">
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<span style="color:black">* Operates, troubleshoots, and maintains computer systems for the development, testing, integration, production, and distribution of rapid automatic earthquake products in an on-call, 24/7 operational environment.</span><span style="color:#201F1E"></span></p>
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<span style="color:black">* Participates in leading and contributing to implementations and management of virtualized and cloud-based computing environments from inception to completion and serve as the subject matter expert for emerging cloud services and
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<span style="color:black">* Contribute to the development of seismic data process and analysis applications and their integration into the workflow including adaptations for future hardware architectures.<br style="">
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<span style="color:black">* Employs modern software engineering principles and system design techniques to the next generation of software.</span><span style="color:#201F1E"></span></p>
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<span style="color:black">Open to all US citizens:</span><span style="color:#201F1E"></span></p>
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<span style="color:black">   https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/572965200</span></p>
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<span style="color:black">Open to current & former federal employees with status:</span><span style="color:#201F1E"></span></p>
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<b><span style="color:#222222">Please be sure to submit <i>all</i> the requested materials, including complete transcripts by July 27<sup>th</sup>  – and please do not wait until the last minute to apply.</span></b><span style="color:#222222">  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,
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<span style="color:#222222">If you have questions about the application process, please call 916-278-9399 or email </span><span style="color:#1155CC"><a href="mailto:pacsac1@usgs.gov" target="_blank"><span style="color:purple">pacsac1@usgs.gov</span></a></span><span style="color:#222222">. 
 It is highly recommended</span><span style="color:black"> that you e-mail the contact person in the vacancy announcement to confirm that your documents uploaded correctly.  Sometimes the documents submitted are blurry and hard to read or the file is corrupt
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<span style="color:#201F1E">Menlo Park, CA 94025</span></p>
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