[ESIP-all] FW: Positions Becoming Available in Science Data Stewardship

Carol B. Meyer carol.meyer at earthsciencefoundation.org
Wed Sep 26 10:04:53 EDT 2007

Please note the following position postings:

The following jobs are now open and available. 
One contract position (standards and Stewardship of data) is at NOAA's
National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC), and the other at the NOAA
Center for Satellite Applications and Research (STAR).
Standards and Stewardship of Data
The successful applicant(s) shall develop and implement a coherent
scheme for metadata and quality flags of climate data records from
satellite data by leveraging existing and ongoing metadata efforts
including conventions (e.g., CF Climate and Forecast Convention).  The
duties enable the interoperability across various data formats across
the geosciences community. 

This capability will advance community and international standards and
build alliances across these groups promoting standards. 

The third position (Continuity of Long-term Climate Data Records (CDRs)
is at NOAA's National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC).
The successful applicant(s) shall supply shall provide the National
Oceanographic Data Center support to transition and upgrade legacy
research software for production of climate data records of altimeter
data sets to operations.  The successful applicant shall assist in
architecting and designing appropriate software, apply current and
emerging standards and systems, recommend, develop, implement,
administer, integrate, and support systems and procedures to address the
needs of the Scientific Data Stewardship (SDS) program as applied to the
NPOESS climate science support for continuity of altimeter climate data

All three positions are offered through HOV services.  Interested
applicants, please go to the following website for complete job
description, qualifications and on-line application:


-----Original Message-----
From: Bruce.Barkstrom [mailto:Bruce.Barkstrom at noaa.gov] 
Sent: Wednesday, September 26, 2007 10:00 AM
To: Carol B. Meyer
Subject: Positions Becoming Available in Science Data Stewardship


Can you post the attached note (or equivalent)
to the ESIP?


Bruce B.

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