Synoptic is currently accepting applications for the following positions.

Resumes can be submitted to jobs@synopticdata.com.

Commercial Applications Programmer
Help design, develop and implement software to enhance Synoptic Data's data access, storage, analytics and data mining capabilities. Other tasks may include enhancing the data API for geospatial scientific data or to design and develop applications to facilitate large data acquisition and dissemination using cloud computing services.
 
Minimum requirements:  B.S. degree with computer programming experience related to solving scientific computing problems involving large data sets. Preferred: Familiarity with several of the following data integration and systems development technologies: Python, relational databases, API development and methodologies, software version control, cloud computing services. Candidate must be self-driven, accountable under minimal supervision to reach project goals, and comfortable working in a research environment with other employees locally and remotely.  Salary commensurate with experience. Employment location is possible at Synoptic Data offices in one of several desirable locations including Salt Lake City UT, Fort Collins CO, or New Smyrna Beach FL.
 
 

API Services Programmer
Help design, develop and implement software to enhance research and development of SynopticLabs API services and data mining capabilities, including the design and development of applications to facilitate large data dissemination. Candidate must be self-driven, accountable under minimal supervision to reach project goals, and comfortable working in a research environment with other employees. 
 
Minimum requirements: B.S. degree with computer programming experience; a strong grasp of python and modern web languages (HTML, CSS, JS); familiarity with relational databases (MySQL) and software version control. Preferred: Demonstrated experience in software development (point us to your github, apps, or web pages); knowledge of API development and methodologies (mostly REST).  Employment location is with the SynopticLabs staff at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City UT.
 
 

Sales and Business Development Specialist
As Synoptic continues to expand rapidly and increase the breadth of its offerings, there is an increased need for dedicated personnel to carry out sales and business development functions.  The person filling this position will work directly with existing and potential customers to identify and articulate their requirements, manage proposals and contracts, work with the technical staff to bring required capabilities on line, and keep senior managers fully briefed on all activities and issues.
 
Minimum requirements: B.S. or M.S. degree with exposure to business, scientific, and communications concepts.  The ideal candidate will have 3 to 5 years of experience with as many of the following as possible: one or more of the natural sciences, computer programming and web interfaces, Big Data processes and techniques, sales and marketing, and numerical analysis. Extremely strong candidates without significant work experience will be considered for entry level positions.  Strong written, verbal, and Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) skills are required.  Candidate must be self-driven, accountable under minimal supervision to reach project goals, and comfortable working in a flexible and distributed work environment.  Salary commensurate with experience. Employment location is possible at Synoptic Data offices in one of several desirable locations including Santa Cruz CA, Salt Lake City UT, Fort Collins CO, or Hampton Roads VA.