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Sioux Falls, SD: $91,231 (Step 01) to $118,603 (Step 10)
This is an interdisciplinary position that can be filled as a Computer Scientist, GS-1550, or Computer Engineer, GS-0854.
Open to all U.S. citizens under: USGS-RES-21-10985410-DE-KFW
As a LANDSAT CALIBRATION AND VALIDATION MANAGER within the EARTH RESOURCES OBSERVATION AND SCIENCE (EROS) CENTER, some of your specific duties will include:
- Prepares and presents project reviews to management personnel at EROS and USGS HQ, and to technical and management personnel in cooperating Federal agencies to present status on assigned or potential projects and related schedules. Includes briefings and reports for scientific, business, and systems-oriented hardware/software development efforts required for implementation of unique future Landsat Next and SCR calibration tools and systems.
- Serves as the ECCOE Calibration/Validation manager planning, managing and providing technical oversight to EROS calibration and validation activities focused primarily on the Landsat series of satellite missions. Collaborates with the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center cal/val team on Landsat mission calibration and validation work on planned, active and decommissioned missions to ensure long term and standard calibration of Landsat data for land change applications.
- Supports Landsat operations by reviewing calibration plans, reviewing technical reports, and providing direction for continuing Landsat calibration into the future. Exercises personal experience, ability and professional technical judgement to propose, design, and plan projects to ensure the validity of Landsat Surface and Surface Temperature products, as well as improving interoperability among various sensors.
- Supports Landsat 9 and future Landsat missions potentially including super spectral and hyperspectral systems development by participating in instrument, spacecraft, and ground system reviews and technical interchange meetings.
25% or less - You may be expected to travel up to 5 nights per month for this position.
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