Machine Learning Software Developer/Research Associate


27 January 2023 - 25 February 2023

The Cooperative Institute for Severe and High-Impact Weather Research and Operations (CIWRO – is seeking a Research Associate with strong attention to detail and excellent software development skills to join the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program Data Quality Office (DQO), located in the National Weather Center at the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma.

The DQO ( is seeking a versatile individual with experience in Machine Learning to lead development of new software techniques to analyze and detect failures in research grade atmospheric science data collected from multiple deployments throughout the world. The primary responsibility of the position is to implement established machine learning techniques into the existing DQO infrastructure able to detect failures and alert staff from collected data.

The DQO supports the ARM Program ( by serving as the first line of defense in discovering data quality issues with the final goal of providing the science community with the highest quality data possible. The primary responsibilities of the DQO are, in close cooperation with other members of the ARM infrastructure, to create automated processes for assessment of data quality, inspect and assess the data, document detected problems, participate in their resolution, and communicate data quality findings to end-users of ARM data. Members of the DQO are active in many different areas of the data flow process, such as enforcing standards for data products, creating the software necessary to visualize and quality control the data, and helping to convey information about known problems to data users.