The Applied Meteorologist will be responsible for providing leadership and day-to-day tactical engagement in the development, integration, and execution of AccuWeather’s weather technology initiatives.
June 16, 2021 12:00 am
July 16, 2021 12:00 am
The Applied Meteorologist will be responsible for providing leadership and day-to-day tactical engagement in the development, integration, and execution of AccuWeather’s weather technology initiatives. This role will plan, manage, and engage in projects associated with the Weather Technology team, ensuring a strong science foundation and process that results in generating prototypes and proof of concepts. We are looking for someone who has a deep understanding of meteorology, with an initial emphasis on historical data, along with an understanding of data verification techniques and how they apply to meteorological data.
- Operate as the subject matter expert in applied meteorology, supporting the exploration and realization of solutions that drive AccuWeather’s next generation technologies.
- Establish and manage scientific goals through implementation and improvement of a process of rapid prototyping and development in a cloud-based environment.
- Perform research across a variety of meteorological datasets to understand differences in resolution, variable availability, and source inputs, with an emphasis on historical data.
- Build and maintain a data catalog to track data usage and performance.
- Support efforts related to data quality and data verification.
- Work with cross functional internal teams to bring ideas to life.
- Maintain and ensure the use of meteorological technology best practices.
- Other duties as assigned.
- B.S. or higher in Atmospheric Science, Computer Science, or a similar, relevant field.
- Experience working with data and systems in a cloud environment.
- Experience applying meteorological algorithms, models, or similar technologies to support unique, weather-impacted applications.
- Innovative mindset with a desire to work on a variety of projects.
- Capable of writing scripts to support exploration and verification efforts.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Enjoys engaging in team environment, including daily stand ups and routine brainstorming.
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