Analyst - HiDALGO Project - HPC & Big Data
1. Position information
Vacancy No.: VN18-36
2. About ECMWF
ECMWF is both a research institute and a 24/7 operational service, producing and disseminating numerical weather predictions to its Member States. This data is fully available to the national meteorological services in the Member States. The Centre also offers a catalogue of forecast data that can be purchased by businesses worldwide and other commercial customers. The supercomputer facility (and associated data archive) at ECMWF is one of the largest of its type in Europe and Member States can use 25% of its capacity for their own purposes.
For details, see www.ecmwf.int
3. Summary of the role
ECMWF will be part of the new Horizon 2020 project HiDALGO, which will explore the advanced coupling of numerical weather forecast model output to other models and applications and develop services to allow weather product generation to run on Cloud environments.
This new position sits in the Development Section of the Forecast Department and it will further strengthen the activities of delivering model outputs in the team. The role of the team is to support the development of new services to provide access to data from ECMWF forecasts and activities. The Analyst will work within the Scalability team to support the evolution of existing services but also to explore and setup the provision of data through new services and standards.
The successful candidate will contribute to the developments of project to enable ECWMF to bring this system into operational status. He or she will apply their knowledge and expertise to contribute to future developments to ensure a successful evolution of ECMWF’s modelling and data services.
4. Main duties and key responsibilities
5. Personal attributes
6. Qualifications and experience required
Knowledge and skills (including language)
7. Other information
The successful candidate will be recruited at the A2 grade, according to the scales of the Coordinated Organisations and the annual basic salary will be £58,238.40 net of tax. This position is assigned to the employment category STF-PL as defined in the Staff Regulations.
Full details of salary scales and allowances are available on the ECMWF website at www.ecmwf.int/en/about/jobs, including the Centre’s Staff Regulations regarding the terms and conditions of employment.
Starting date: As soon as possible
Length of contract: 30 months but finishing no later than 31 October 2021.
Location: The role will be based in the Reading area, in Berkshire, United Kingdom.
8. How to apply
Please apply by completing the online application form available at www.ecmwf.int/en/about/jobs/.
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Staff from other countries may be considered in exceptional cases