On-site R&D Manager

  • Albuquerque, NM, USA
  • Full-time
  • Verisk Business: AER

Company Description

Atmospheric and Environmental Research (AER), a Verisk business, has been helping businesses and governments better anticipate and manage climate and weather-related risks for more than 40 years. Large government agencies like NOAA, NASA and the Departments of Defense and Energy rely on AER’s scientists to help solve weather and climate related problems of vital national importance in energy, environment and national security. Large insurance, energy and investment firms count on AER to help them decrease weather-related losses and increase profitability by integrating state-of-the-art climate science and weather information into their planning and decision processes.  To learn more about AER please visit us at: www.aer.com. We are proud to be a part of the Verisk family of companies!

With a history of impressive growth, an innovative culture, and offering industry-leading solutions, Verisk Analytics is an amazing place to work and make a difference. In 2018, Forbes magazine named Verisk to its World’s Best Employers list and, in 2017, to its World’s Most Innovative Companies list for the third consecutive year. We also earned the Great Place to Work® Certification for the third consecutive year in recognition of our outstanding workplace culture.

Verisk is a leading data analytics provider serving customers in insurance, energy and specialized markets, and financial services. Using advanced technologies to collect and analyze billions of records, Verisk draws on unique data assets and deep domain expertise to provide first-to-market innovations integrated into customer workflows. We’ve been delivering predictive analytics and decision support solutions to our customers for nearly 50 years, helping them protect people, property, and financial assets. At Verisk, you’ll be part of an organization that’s committed to serving the long-term interests of our stakeholders, including the communities where we operate.

At Verisk, you can build an exciting career with meaningful work; create a positive and lasting impact on the business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career. Our culture of innovation means your ideas on how to improve our business will be heard. As key contributors to our success, our team members enjoy working in a business-casual, collaborative environment that offers state-of-the-art resources, advanced technologies, and an excellent benefits package.

Job Description

Atmospheric and Environmental Research (AER) has an immediate need for a senior technical professional to manage multiple Research and Development teams on site at the Air Force Research Laboratory at the Kirtland AFB, NM location. AER’s R&D efforts at AFRL span basic and applied research, software development and integrated technology support in the areas of space environment and space weather. AER supports operations regarding the data collection, processing and distribution of both satellite and ground-based measurements. Candidates will support mentoring, training and coordination of project management activities, development and application of software best practices and customer interface and business development activities. Additional activities will include assisting with the research, development, technical support, and data center continued upgrades, and design for the future integration of additional physical models. Proven ability to manage R&D teams and projects, address complex software problems, oversee data quality, supervise scientific and engineering employees and strong customer communication is required. Successful applicant will have opportunities to manage and contribute to scientific research, presentations & publications, as well as corporate R&D efforts. Skill writing effective proposals and managing contracts and subcontracts is a plus. Strong leadership skills are essential. Background in space weather highly desirable.

 

Qualifications

Advanced degree (with 10+ years experience) in physical sciences, engineering, physics or related field.  Project management experience with emphasis in software engineering management and knowledge of web technologies, relational database, scientific visualization, and scientific algorithm development. Strong technical and communication skills, problem solving and customer interaction skills in a fast-paced R&D environment.

Ability to obtain security clearance and US citizenship required.  Competitive wage/benefits.  EEO/AA employer. 

For more than 40 years, Atmospheric and Environmental Research (AER) has been helping businesses and governments better anticipate and manage climate and weather-related risks. Large government agencies like NOAA, NASA and the Departments of Defense and Energy rely on AER’s scientists to help solve weather and climate related problems of vital national importance in energy, environment and national security. Large insurance, energy and investment firms count on AER to help them decrease weather-related losses and increase profitability by integrating state-of-the-art climate science and weather information into their planning and decision processes.  For more information visit www.aer.com.

AER operates as a subsidiary of Verisk Analytics. In just the past year, Verisk Analytics was certified as a Great Place to Work, and was named by Forbes magazine to both its World’s Most Innovative Companies list and its America’s Best Large Employers list.

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All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran's status, age or disability.

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