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Posted: Sunday, March 12, 2017 9:53 PM

MDA Information Systems LLC has an immediate opening for a Director level position leading a group of highly talented data scientists and data engineers in our Commercial Products and Services group located in our Gaithersburg location. MDA Information Systems LLC is a major supplier of weather information and geospatial intelligence. The firm serves a diverse client base including commercial and governmental organizations in agriculture, energy, defense, and civilian government. MDA is an industry leader in Earth observation remote sensing technology, image processing, as well as commercial weather observing and forecasting services. We also build satellite ground systems that enable users to acquire and process imagery from the most sophisticated Earth:observing satellites in the world through a direct downlink to their specific location as well as developing sophisticated sensors and analytics for various space based systems. MDA Information Systems LLC offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life, and short/long:term disability insurance, vacation and sick leave, 401(k) retirement plan, Flexible Spending Account and tuition assistance. MDA Information Systems LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To be qualified, you must be a US Citizen.Provide leadership in a dynamic, technology:focused environmentLead and grow a team of data scientists and engineers who have backgrounds including math, statistics, geoscience, meteorology and business intelligenceFacilitate the use of a wide variety of data sources to solve business problems and create data solutions that will be integrated into software productsWork in cross functional role with Executive Team, Operations, Product Development, Business Development/Sales/Marketing, Contracts, HREnsure that the product development group and the operations group are provided with the necessary support to effectively build and provide information products that meet market demandsManage budgets and allocate resourcesProvide staff with technical and personnel support, ensuring they receive training to support career growth and needs of the organizationEncourage high performance and innovation by engaging employees in decision:making and development of new product and process improvement ideasDirect team in maintenance and development of Quality Control (QC) and Quality Assurance (QA) plans Perform as a contributing author to whitepapers and research publicationsTake a key role in collaborating with software engineering, research science, operations, and business management teams to develop new technology for the purpose of creating value added solutions for both internal and external consumersFundamentally : take your exceptional knowledge of the physical sciences along with your experience in the computer sciences to lead a highly performing team and accomplish great things Required Qualifications10+ year experience managing at a technology company that provides software and information products, with a proven record of excellent leadershipAdvanced computer science or related degree, or commensurate high:level experience developing in a Linux environmentAdvanced degree in meteorology, geography, forestry, environmental science, agriculture or a related discipline in the physical sciences domainFluency in a variety of programming languages including Perl, C/C++, Python, JavaScript, and shell scriptingExtensive experience with relational databases, specifically MySQL and PostgreSQLExperience performing data analysis and visualization using tools such as such as R, NCL, IDL, GrADS, MATLABAbility to communicate effectively to every level of the organization with excellent presentation skillsExperience with software development life cycle techniques and philosophiesDesired QualificationsFamiliarity with weather forecasting technologiesFamiliarity with commercial and open source GIS software/libraries including ESRI ArcGIS, ERDAS Imagine, QGIS, GeoServer, and


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