Seeking a Data Scientist

Aeris is hiring tenacious, creative, and technically minded individuals with a passion and skill for interpreting and distilling large datasets into actionable intelligence and communicating those results to stakeholders. Aeris is an energetic, fast-paced software engineering and scientific technical services company that supports the U.S. Government. Aeris aspires to be an integral partner to our clients, enabling them to make a difference by making the world safer and more secure.

Our ideal candidate is a Data Scientist with a love for creative analytics, algorithm development and a diversified work portfolio. At Aeris, we believe in a culture of innovation, fun, and empowerment, within an environment that allows our team members to maintain a healthy work-life balance. We offer cutting edge technical services centered around high-resolution modeling of microscale atmospheric dynamics and are proud to contribute to the national security sector by providing world class analytics and software tools that address a wide array of missions.

As a Data Scientist at Aeris, your responsibilities may include:

  • Developing data reduction pipelines to process large atmospheric data sets (>1TB)
  • Designing data preprocessing routines to retrieve input datasets from public APIs, extract necessary information and write out to proprietary formats
  • Interfacing with DoD High Performance Computing (HPC) resources to design and submit distributed computations
  • Working with geospatial datasets to project across coordinate systems, interpolate, down-sample and perform geostatistical analysis
  • Working closely with software engineers to integrate your code into our enterprise software products
  • Developing professional graphical output to preset your analysis and share with clients
  • Developing or supporting AI/ML data reduction pipelines for atmospheric data (SOMs, auto encoders or physics-based ML)

We understand that candidates may not be able to check the boxes for all desired qualifications. What is most important is that candidates have exceptional problem-solving skills, creative out-of-the-box thinking, and are comfortable in an environment where you will be quickly learning, evaluating, and deploying new technologies.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • BS in Data Science, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, or comparable field.
  • Advanced proficiency in a “scientific” programming language such as Python or R
  • Familiarity with large dataset subsetting and manipulation
  • Experience producing high quality graphics and presenting to stakeholders
  • Experience working on a LINUX system and a robust comfort level with a command line interface
  • Eligibility (U.S. Citizenship) and willingness to undergo a background investigation to obtain a United States Department of Defense Security Clearance.
  • Willingness to relocate to the greater Boulder, CO area

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • M.S. in Data Science, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, or comparable field
  • Experience with geospatial dataset manipulation
  • Experience working with NetCDF and the NCEP GRIB2 formats
  • Experiencing working with and/or developing numerical models
  • A cursory understanding of atmospheric science or fluid dynamics
  • Experience working with API interfaces
  • A basic understanding of C++
  • Experience with Agile development
  • Experience working with the Atlassian suite of tools (Bitbucket, Jira & Bamboo)

Highlighted Benefits:

  • Health and dental medical insurance coverage for employee, spouse and dependents (Premiums 100% covered by Aeris).
  • Simple IRA company match
  • Personal Time Off and U.S. Holidays
  • Annual performance bonuses
  • Health and wellness program
  • Continuing education benefits
  • Phantom equity eligibility

Application Guidelines

Qualified applicants are asked to apply via Indeed.