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Software Developer/ AWS/ Scientific in Lexington, MA at Verisk Analytics

Date Posted: 3/14/2018

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Scientific / AWS Programmer

Job Description:

Verisk is seeking a scientific programmer 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 scientific programming, with direct experience in developing software that runs on the cloud. The candidate will interact closely with scientists, product managers, and other product developers.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in math, computer science, engineering, or physical science (physics, earth science, meteorology, etc.)
  • Minimum of 3 years of related experience or an advanced degree.
  • Demonstrated experience in software development 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.
  • Ability and enthusiasm to rapidly learn new software technologies

Desired Qualifications:
  • Proficiency in developing software that runs on Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud computing servers.
  • Familiarity with scientific data, with previous work experience involving meteorological or other geophysical data a plus.
  • Experience working with databases (MySQL).
  • High performance computing and code optimization, including experience in multithreading and multiprocessing applications, and GPGPU programming.


Expertise:        Software

Education:       Bachelors (or equivalent work experience)

Job Type:        Full Time

Location:         MA-Lexington

Experience:     3-5 Years