Coastal Ocean Modeler San Mateo, CA | Boulder, CO | New York, NY Full time, Earth and Ocean Systems Group

About Us

Jupiter is the global market leader in analytics for resilience planning and enterprise climate risk management, especially in financial services, industrial, the public sector, and NGOs.

Jupiter is led by pioneers in data, climate, and earth and ocean sciences, as well as technology, risk management, company building, and public policy. Our climate risk modeling solutions save lives and mitigate potentially catastrophic impacts inflicted by hurricanes, floods, heat waves, wildfires, drought, and other extreme weather events on homes, businesses, infrastructure, food and water supplies, and entire economies.

Bringing diversity to prepare a diverse planet for our changing climate

Jupiter was founded on the principle that with the right approaches and the right team, we can prepare Earth?s economies to meet the challenges associated with climate change. The world is a diverse place; a diverse workforce in an inclusive environment is essential to meet our goals. We go forward together.

We seek new colleagues?data scientists, physical scientists, software engineers, company builders, and more?who share our passion for excellence, innovation, and collaboration. Jupiter was founded on the principle that with the right approaches and the right team, we can prepare Earth?s economies to meet the challenges associated with climate change.

Jupiter is hiring a dynamic individual to contribute to development of our next-generation ocean models. You will work with data scientists, physical scientists, and software engineers to implement, interpret, and scale our coastal ocean capabilities globally. Model preparation, calibration, and execution will be primary parts of your contributions to Jupiter?s mission. Innovations toward automation, cloud deployment, and open-source solutions will provide you the opportunity to think differently about coastal modeling.

Core Functions of the Position

-Contribute to building comprehensive hydrodynamic coastal modeling systems worldwide -Find, curate, and adapt data sets from a variety of sources -Couple multi-scale climate, weather, ocean, wave and hydrologic models -Execute models efficiently, and ensure the results are sound -Post-process output from hydrodynamic models for input to other models -Calibrate and validate models as required -Contribute to reports and presentations -Collaborate with other teams within Jupiter who are working on complementary product components -Occasional travel may be required

Technical Skills

-Experience with coastal hydrodynamic, wave and runup models -Knowledge of calibration and validation on coastal ocean and/or estuarine circulation models using rigorous statistical methodologies -Strong coding, debugging, and scientific visualization skills in FORTRAN, -Python, or other similar languages in a Linux OS environment -Working knowledge of probability and statistics Additional desirable skills: -Knowledge of open-source GIS software such as QGIS -Knowledge of commercial cloud computing environments -Experience working with parallel programming on HPC architectures


-A Doctorate or Masters degree from an accredited college or university with a field of study closely related to Physical Oceanography or Ocean Engineering -Three or more years of experience in numerical modeling and/or data analysis -Commitment to excellence and high standards -Excellent written and oral communication skills -Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills -Ability to manage priorities and workflow -Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm -Acute attention to detail -Demonstrated ability to plan and organize projects -Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines -Good judgement with the ability to make timely and sound decisions -Creative, flexible, and innovative team player

For Colorado Residents Only- If you are hired into a Colorado work location, the compensation range for this position is between $90,000 and $140,000 based on a full-time schedule. The salary will vary depending on your location and confirmed job-related skills and experience. For part-time roles, your compensation will be adjusted to reflect your hours. Base Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. As of the date of this posting, In addition to your salary, Jupiter Intelligence offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Health, dental, and vision plans; wellness program; flexible spending accounts; 401(k) retirement plan; employee stock purchase plan; life insurance, short-term disability insurance, and long-term disability insurance; Employee Assistance Program; PTO; and employee-paid critical illness and accident insurance.

Jupiter Intelligence is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

Successful candidates must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Please submit your Cover Letter and Resume to us to see if there might be a great fit.