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Meteorologists

Company The Boeing Company Job ID 1700021119 Date posted 11/17/2017
Location Herndon Virginia United States
Job Description

Boeing is looking for skilled Meteorologists with a strong operational mindset and mission focus to support a critical customer program. This position is vital to the success of the program and provides tremendous opportunity for leadership as a contractor. Anyone with a meteorological background should apply.

Position duties include but are not limited to:
• Work as part of a world class Technical Services team.
• Provide mission critical support to a fascinating technical capability throughout all phases of operation (pre-mission, in-mission, post-mission).
• Provide real time information on current and predicted weather conditions for multiple system test environments.
• Research, gather, quality check, and augment current weather information and forecasts from multiple sources to provide the most detailed and accurate understanding of the local environment.
• Summarize relevant information into presentation format, generate and deliver weather products for real time environmental evaluation.
• Continually refresh weather information during mission execution to maintain precise knowledge for mission safety.
• Track weather information and perform trend analysis along with possible real time and forecasted impacts to mission performance.
• Study and research system performance characteristics and how they relate to various weather conditions.
• Manipulate Graphical User Interfaces and maintain situational awareness of surrounding environment.
• Develop tactics, techniques, and procedures for sustainable operations.
• Work in a team environment and interface with mission partners to enhance operational effectiveness.
• Provide input to operational planning and mission development products.
• Provide actionable recommendations during operational debriefs and planning sessions.
• Draft and coordinate operational communications

Nonstandard shift work will be required

 
Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems. We are engineers and technicians. Skilled scientists and thinkers. Bold innovators and dreamers. Join us, and you can build something better for yourself, for our customers and for the world.


Division
Autonomous Systems

Relocation Assistance Available
No. Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications/ Experience:
Current Top Secret/SCI Security Clearance with CI POLYGRAPH is required for this position. Position is contingent on clearance verification, adjudication and customer concurrence.

This position requires an active Top Secret/SCI Security Clearance with a CI Polygraph U.S. Security Clearance.  (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active)

 

Preferred Skills/ Experience:
• Ability to quickly identify and respond to anomalous weather environments
• Demonstrated experience with weather forecasting and tools
• Proven expertise in meteorology
• Detailed understanding of relevant weather statistics and prediction indicators
• Expertise in interpretation of weather satellite imagery, climatology reports, computerized weather prediction models, and Doppler weather radar imagery
• Expertise in analyzing various types of weather elements such as clouds, wind speed, fog, visibility, atmospheric pressure, etc.
• Expertise in oceanographic, meteorological and space atmospheric conditions
• Experience operating real time weather programs and computer interfaces
• Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work in high-pressure environments
• Experience in operational planning and execution
• Familiarity with communications systems and computer networking
• Experience authoring technical documentation and training materials
• Experience utilizing multiple computer OS is a plus (ie Linux, etc.)
• Working proficiency using MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Project, etc.)

Typical Education / Experience: 
Bachelor's degree and typically 10 or more years' related work experience, a Master's degree and typically 8 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

 


Experience Level
Individual Contributor

Job Type
Standard

Travel
No

Contingent Upon Program Award
Yes

Union
No

Job Code
VBK5P4

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