Operations & Maintenance Data Systems Operator in Asheville, NC at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 8/14/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

GDIT, is seeking a Operations & Maintenance Data Systems Operator to support the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA's) National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI).  This position is part of a team supporting the Data Stewardship Division and IT Stewardship Division.  This team works on a variety of science data and metadata management systems to monitor
production processes, deploy software changes to the test and production tiers, and assess data and metadata quality. The position will:

  • Be suited for a motivated individual who is starting a career in technology, or in climatology, meteorology, or related environmental science.
  • Require monitoring serOperations & Maintenance Data Systems Operatorvice logs, data files and directories to ascertain service status.
  • Require performance of data management tasks.
  • Require integration testing of code prior to and after software deployments.
  • Require attention to detail and following established process.

Required Skills

  • Command line experience in Unix or Linux
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skills, written and verbal




  • Familiarity with meteorological and climate science.
  •  Programming experience, especially in Unix/Linux/Python shell scripting and Java.
  • Familiarity with THREDDS Data Server (TDS) operation and configuration.
  • Familiarity with meteorological and/or climate data formats, e.g NetCDF, GRIB, and/or generic data file formats like CSV and JSON.
  • Familiarity with revision control/deployment/CI/CD tools like git and GitLab.
  • Able to obtain a Public Trust Clearance

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.