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Junior Scientist – Climate Data Engineer

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Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location Italy (North) - Europe
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Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level First Level
Deadline 15/09/2022
Company Name CMCC (Centro Euro-Mediterraneo per i Cambiamenti Climatici)
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The CMCC Foundation is a scientific research center on climate change and its interactions with the environment, the society, the world of business and policy makers.

Our work aims to stimulate sustainable growth, protect the environment and develop strategies for the adaptation and mitigation of climate change.

Our Division of Advanced Scientific Computing (ASC) is looking to hire one talented, motivated and proactive Climate Data Engineer to work, within several European Projects, in team with scientists and engineers in computational science, data analytics, machine learning, and climate science. Main responsibilities will include:

- Perform scientific research in the area of Big Data for Climate Science;

- Design and implementing frameworks and tools for climate data management and analysis;

- Publish research results in peer-reviewed journals and technical reports;

- Engagement and contribution to open source software communities.

The job location is CMCC Headquarters in Lecce, Italy. Remote working is considered as an option.

We are looking for a motivated person with the following requirements:

  • Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Data Science or equivalent fields;
  • 3+ years of research in Databases, Data Warehouse, Data Lake and/or Big Data Frameworks (preferable applied to climate and geo science);
  • Strong experience in using Python stack for scientific programming (numpy, scipy, pandas, xarray), parallel processing (dask) and for cataloguing and sharing datasets (intake);
  • Experience working with large weather and climate datasets;
  • Knowledge of Database technologies (MySQL, Postgres, Cassandra, PrestoDB, …);
  • Experience with Data Flow Automation (Prefect, Airflow);
  • Experience with in-memory analytics frameworks (Apache Arrow, Spark);
  • Experience in writing research papers for peer-reviewed journals;
  • Ability to work both independently and in team;
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills in English.

Belonging to legally protected categories (ex L. 68/99) will constitute a preferential condition.

Some fiscal benefit could be applied for repatriated workers or foreign researchers/professors, having the requirements defined by Dlgs 147/2015 (for repatriates) or Dl 78/2010 (for foreigners).

We offer the opportunity to join our team through a temporary contract of 12 months starting from November 2022, with the possibility of contract extension based on performance, results achieved and new project opportunities. After 2 years, we will evaluate the possibility to offer a full permanent position within the Advance Scientific Computing Division. Annual salary ranging from 33k to 42k Euros, comprehensive of benefits, depending on qualification and experience.

This job announcement is a public invitation to express interest in the above mentioned CMCC Position.

(Deadline: September 15th, 2022)

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