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Scientist III, Silver Spring, MD

Company: Cherokee Nation Industries
Location: Silver Spring
Posted on: May 31, 2021

Job Description:

Scientist III, Silver Spring, MDJoin the team who values your skills and expertise. From intelligence and cybersecurity to vulnerability assessment and mission assurance, Cherokee Nation Strategic Programs (CNSP) brings experience and results. Building on a reputation as a dedicated, disciplined and tightly knit organization, CNSP supports DOD and other federal clients in their critical, strategic and operational programs. CNSP is looking for qualified talent to give our clients the support they deserve and the quality they expect from our teama team of experts, like you.Cherokee Nation Strategic Programs is part of Cherokee Federala team of tribally owned federal contracting companies focused on building solutions, solving complex challenges, and serving the nation's mission around the globe for more than 60 federal clients. For more information, visit .The Scientist III provides scientific, technical and programmatic services to the NOAA Weather Program Office Director including project development, implementation and tracking.Essential Duties &Responsibilities:Interacts with NOAA program managers to gather information on existing numerical prediction advancement projects (including ensemble model design and initiatives) supporting Sub-seasonal-to-seasonal (S2S) forecast improvements and the development of a national Earth system prediction capabilitySupports the preparation of Office of Weather and Air Quality (OWAQ) Strategic Plans, Program Baseline Assessments, Annual Operating Plans (AOP), cost/schedule performance reporting and schedules for internal / external meeting coordination. Manages risk and interdependencies to meet the project goals and objectives throughout program/project life cyclesCoordinates with WPO National Earth System Prediction Capability (ESPC) program to bridge across timescales, research, and operationsCoordinates with and supports the WPO Sub-seasonal-to-Seasonal (S2S) S2S program-sponsored workshops; provides community outreach and communicates the S2S program relocation to WPOEstablishes new and nurtures existing communications between operational forecasters and the model forecast producers. Collects operational needs and assists in the development of funding opportunities to bring solutions from the research community into current and future employed systemsCommunicates outreach topics between agencies, including research to operations (R2O), and operational or pseudo-operational needs translated to research (O2R) with the Climate Prediction Center (CPC) and Climate Testbed (CTB)Supervisory/Management Authority:Provides project management level oversight and scientific guidance in planning and tracking related service, product and system improvements from concept to delivery and communicate task status and schedule changesEducation and/or Experience:A master's degree in meteorology, Oceanography, Cryosphere or similarly related field Experience in numerical modeling is preferred but not requiredMinimum of two (2) years' experience in meteorological, or related, project management, program management, resource management (budget, personnel), and program planning documentation, grants management, and knowledge of R2O conventions (Readiness Levels)Minimum of two (2) years of relevant experience interacting with government agenciesMinimum of two (2 years of technical writing experienceKnowledge, Skills and Abilities: Strong analysis and problem-solving skillsA clearance is not required but a plusProficient in MS Office Suite and other database platforms Excellent communication skills; both oral and writtenThe ability to successfully pass a drug screen and a federal background check is mandatoryWork Environment:On-site climate-controlled office building. Currently during COVID restrictions, telework from home is authorizedAbout Cherokee - Federal Cherokee Federala division of Cherokee Nation Businessesis a team of tribally owned federal contracting companies focused on building solutions, solving complex challenges, and serving the nation's mission around the globe for more than 60 federal clients. Our team of companies manages nearly 1,000 projects of all sizes across the construction, consulting, engineering and manufacturing, health, and technology portfolios.Since 2012, the Cherokee Federal team of companies has won more than $5 billion in government contracts. Our 3,000+ employees work in 26 countries, 50 states and 2 U.S. territories.Why choose Cherokee Federal? Visit our website and learn about the great reasons to join our team. ComplianceApplicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, gender identity and sexual orientation. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please copy and paste the links to the following two sites: EEO Statement | EEO Poster; and If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may e-mail pliance@ for assistance. This email address is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the application process or status.For Pay Transparency Non Discrimination provision, please copy and paste the following link: Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision; We maintain an Affirmative Action Plan for proactively seeking employment and advancement for qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Upon request, we will schedule time to make our Affirmative Action Plan accessible. If you are interested, please submit a written request with the email subject line: 2021 Request to View Affirmative Action Plan to the Compliance Administrator at "pliance@" This email box is not for resumes or follow up on job applications.#CNSPFull timeSDL2017

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