Vacancy: Programmer position at the Mohn-Sverdrup Center

The Mohn-Sverdrup Center for Global Ocean Studies and Operational Oceanography seeks one programmer for web-dissemination of an operational ocean forecasting system.

The programmer shall supervise the operations of the TOPAZ ocean forecasting system http://topaz.nersc.no, and to present forecasts interactively on the internet through a THREDDS/OPeNDAP client.

The programmer will work in team of young scientists, participate to the implementation of new features into a state-of-the-art system and interact with international scientific development projects. The employment can start as early as 1st December 2009.

The candidate should have programming skills (Shell, Python and Perl) and internet markup languages (html, xml).

Experience with the following is optional, but welcome:
• Oceanography
• Numerical modelling
• Fortran90 programming
• The NetCDF file format
• The OPeNDAP protocol
• The THREDDS server
• Database management (SQL)

The salary will be according to qualifications. Deadline for applications is 20th November 2009.

Applications should be sent to the Nansen Centre c/o Laurent Bertino (Laurent.Bertino"at"nersc.no).