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    Salary: $91,231 (Step 01) to $118,603 (Step 10); NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01.

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    As a Computer Scientist within the Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center, some of your specific duties will include:

    • Serve as a Principal Investigator employing, and guiding others in employing, advanced computer science knowledge and experience to address challenges related to Earth sciences through the use of existing or novel technology, computation theory, and data science.
    • Plan, direct, coordinate and participate in team activities such as software architecture, multi-language programming, unit testing, user interface design, software/hardware deployment and training. Teams under the direction of the incumbent may include other federal employees, contractors, research associates, technicians, and part-time aides.
    • Employ computer science-computational theory, design patterns, programming language theory, etc.-to design modeling frameworks, computer simulations, mathematical models, complex data visualizations, and custom data collection and transmission interfaces as components of decision support systems.
    • Oversees and manages highly complex projects in a variety of UMESC IMT systems, including providing oversight to IMT specialist and computer scientist that are modifying exiting or developing new methods and approaches, interpreting and adapting guideline, and implementing recommendations.
    • Regularly leads UMESC implementation teams researching and developing recommendations for most effectively presenting and recommending major modifications to established operations to improve efficiency or operational performance, or for making modifications to established practice.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position an average of 5 nights per month.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/583889700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.