Scientific Programmer

Job opening ID

1393

Posting title

Scientific Programmer

Roles and responsibilities

Must be a US Citizen
On going contract position
W2 with full benefits
Must be able to pass background check and drug screen

Job Description:
Converts scientific, engineering, and other technical problem formulations to formats that can be processed by computer. Resolves symbolic formulations, prepares flowcharts and block diagrams, and encodes resultant equations for processing by applying extensive knowledge of branch of science, engineering, or advanced mathematics, such as differential equations or numerical analysis, and understanding of capabilities and limitations of computer. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. May lead and direct others. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. BS/BA degree (or equivalent) and 4 to 6 years of experience in related area

Required Skills:
•BS Degree Reuired
•4-6 years of related experience
•Strong knowledge of FORTRAN and C application development or maintenance.
•CGI scripting experience
•Expertise on C++ programming language. (5 years of experience)
•Deep understanding on how Windows and Linux operating systems work.
•Expertise on Java programming language (4 years of experience)
•Expertise on TCL, PHP, PERL, and Shell scripts
•Experience with the real time systems.
•Experience in trouble shooting operational anomalies in real time with no supervision

Desired Skills:
•PostgreSQL experience
•HRPT data file experience
•PERL

Number of positions

1

Location

Suitland

State

Maryland