Software Engineer - evaluation and quality control of climate data (RE2)
Barcelona, Spain
hace 4 días
source : Euraxess

Context And Mission

Within the Copernicus Climate Climate Change Service (C3S), the Evaluation and Quality Control (EQC) function plays a critical role to ensure that the service meets the needs of a range of users for high-quality data and information, and in proposing the necessary evolution of the service itself, while shaping the research agenda to attend the most important challenges detected.

The Earth Sciences Department of the BSC is in charge of developing and implementing a system to evaluate the quality of the operational data from the C3S, both observations, seasonal forecasts, and climate projections, as well as the quality of the toolbox and the whole service.

The successful applicant will join the BSC Computational Earth Sciences group to help with the practical implementation of such an evaluation system based on the work done in the previous projects.

Moreover, the applicant will contribute to the implementation of the ongoing strategy to develop the Earth Sciences Department tools, thereby increasing the applicability and international visibility and hence the impact of the research coming out of the current and future projects.

Key Duties

Enhance the C3S data quality checks software suite

  • Manage the operational workflow of the data checkers
  • Participate in the development of software solutions for other projects from the Earth Sciences department
  • Participate in the developments of the C3S 512 content management system
  • Offer Requirements

    Skills / Qualifications


    Mc in computer science, telecommunications or a related discipline

    Essential Knowledge and Professional Experience

    Experience with UNIX / LINUX environments and scripting languages (bash, python, etc.)Good programming skills to manage big and collaborative projects and experience with gitKnowledge of climate data formats (GRIB, NetCDF)Knowledge of workflow design is not necessary but will be valuedKnowledge of Drupal is not necessary but will be valued


    Capacity to interact and build strong relations with both climate and computer scientistsExcellent written and verbal communication skillsAbility to take initiatives, prioritize the tasks and work under set deadlinesAbility to work both independently and within a teamAbility to learn and adapt to multiple programming languages easilyFluency in English, both speaking and writing

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