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Job Announcement: NSIDC Software Development Service Group Manager

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The National Snow and Ice Data Center, part of the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) at the University of Colorado at Boulder, serves as a national information and referral center in support of snow and ice research. NSIDC is a trusted source of cryospheric data and services, and is a leader in research and development within this field.

Position Overview

The Software Development Service Group Manager/Professional Research Assistant reports to the Director of NSIDC and leads one of three service groups within NSIDC’s matrixed organization. The Manager leads a team of developers engaged in the full range of software design, development, testing, and maintenance in support of NSIDC’s mission and its complex data systems. Current projects include implementing and modernizing NASA, NSF and NOAA science data systems, building interactive data visualization tools, and showcasing climate change indicators to broad audiences.



The position will be filled as a Professional Research Assistant at the University of Colorado at Boulder and will be eligible for employee benefits, including 22 days of vacation (for a 100% position) per year.

You must use to formally apply for this position. Search for this position using job posting number RF01117. Be prepared to upload your cover letter, a current resume including contact information for three references, proof of your degree, and a letter of reference, and complete the Faculty/Exempt Professional and EEO Data (application) form.

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at (303) 492-1334.

The University of Colorado at Boulder conducts background checks for all final applicants being considered for employment.


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