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    Salary GS-13: $98,747 (Step 01) to $128,373 (Step 10);   NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01.

    This is an interdisciplinary position which may be filled as a Geophysicist or a Computer Scientist.

    There is one vacancy however, this announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies if they become available.

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    As a Geophysicist or Computer Scientist (ShakeAlert Scientific Programmer) within the Earthquake Science Center, some of your specific duties will include: 

    -Participates in the design and development of the ShakeAlert system including:

    • the overall system architecture
    • establishing performance standards
    • system testing
    • system monitoring.

    -Writes new and modifies existing computer code to implement various modules for the production version of the ShakeAlert EEW system.

    -Develops solutions to problem within the system.

    -Ensures that code, configurations, and procedures are:

    • documented
    • checked into the project code management repository
    • properly tested and certified.

    -Communicates and coordinates with other project partners and does work based on priorities and consideration of the difficulty and requirements of assignments.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/519078200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.