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Senior AWS Developer in Lexington, MA at Verisk Analytics

Date Posted: 3/14/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Lexington, MA
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  • Experience:
    At least 8 year(s)
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Job Description


Senior Scientific / AWS Software Engineer

Job Description:

Verisk is seeking a senior scientific software engineer with AWS experience to join their Weather Solutions division in Lexington, MA. This small growing team is responsible for developing and maintaining products and services that aid clients in the insurance, restoration, and related industries in effectively responding to natural catastrophe events. The successful candidate will have a strong background in science-related software development, with direct experience in leading cloud-based software projects.  The candidate will interact closely with scientists, product managers and will direct the efforts of a junior software developer.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in math, computer science, engineering, or physical science (physics, earth science, meteorology, etc.)
  • Minimum of 8 years of related experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading software development efforts of scientific, geospatial, or engineering applications.
  • Proficiency in one or more computer languages such as C++ or Python.
  • Proficiency in Linux / UNIX / shell scripting.
  • Proficiency in one or more version control systems such as Git, Subversion, Perforce, IBM Rational ClearCase, etc.
  • Proficiency in developing software that runs on Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud computing servers.
  • Experience working with databases such as MySQL.
  • Ability and enthusiasm to rapidly learn new software technologies

Desired Qualifications:
  • Advanced degree in math, computer science, engineering, or physical science (physics, earth science, meteorology, etc.)
  • Familiarity with scientific data, with previous work experience involving meteorological or other geophysical data a plus.
  • High performance computing and code optimization, including experience in multithreading and multiprocessing applications, and GPGPU programming.


Expertise:        Software

Education:       Bachelors

Job Type:        Full Time

Location:         MA-Lexington