Air Quality Data Scientist

Job Name: 
Air Quality Data Scientist
Job Description: 
Sonoma Technology is seeking an Air Quality Data Scientist to join our Data Science Department in Petaluma, California. The successful candidate will work on projects involving ambient, satellite, modeling, and/or emissions data to better understand local and regional air pollution levels and sources. We are looking for candidates who have experience in ambient air quality data and/or air quality emissions and modeling.</p> Selected by the <i>North Bay Business Journal</i> as one of the Best Places to Work for the 13th consecutive year, Sonoma Technology is an employee-owned consulting firm that provides innovative, science- and technology-based solutions for our clients' environmental challenges worldwide. Our integrated teams of air quality and environmental scientists, meteorologists, software engineers, and specialists tailor products and services to best serve our clients. We empower our clients to make informed, timely decisions about environmental issues.</p> We believe that our most valuable resource is our team. We offer a casual but professional work environment, a competitive benefits package to full-time employees, and an opportunity to address intellectually challenging environmental issues. We organize a variety of inclusive activities throughout the year and enjoy a balanced and supportive culture. For more information about our culture, visit <a href="http://www.sonomatech.com/charter" target="_blank">www.sonomatech.com/charter</a href>.</p> Sonoma Technology is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.</p> <b>Key Responsibilities</b> <ul><li>Conduct technical analyses using ambient air quality and meteorological data, as well as advanced emissions and air quality models, to address complex environmental problems and meet the research and regulatory needs of our clients.</li> <li>Visualize, analyze, and interpret ambient air quality and/or model data.</li> <li>Apply statistical methods to assess ambient air quality and/or model data.</li> <li>Investigate spatial and temporal patterns of ambient air quality, model, and/or emissions data to support international, national, regional, and local-level air quality assessments.</li> <li>Prepare technical reports and communicate results to clients and other scientific researchers.</li> <li>Work with interdisciplinary teams in a collaborative applied research environment.</li></ul> <b>Required Qualifications and Skills</b> <ul><li>A BS, MS, or PhD degree in the physical sciences, environmental sciences, or engineering, with a focus on air quality or atmospheric science.</li> <li>A strong interest in air quality and environmental science.</li> <li>Experience in air pollution data analysis, including ambient, satellite, and/or modeling/emissions data.</li> <li>Ability to create scientifically sound and clear written products such as journal manuscripts.</li> <li>Excellent communication, organization, time management, and problem-solving skills.</li> <li>Ability and willingness to learn through on-the-job internal and external training.</li></ul> <b>Desired Qualifications</b> <ul><li>Knowledge of atmospheric processes.</li> <li>Experience in air quality (e.g., CMAQ, CAMx, AERMOD) or emissions (e.g., MOVES, SMOKE) modeling.</li> <li>Proficiency in a data science and analysis platform (e.g., Python, R, Matlab, IDL).</li> <li>Experience in advanced data analytics such as machine learning or artificial intelligence.</li> <li>Experience or familiarity with GIS technology (ArcMap) or satellite data analysis software (ENVI or IMAGINE).</li> <li>Experience with spatial statistics.</li></ul> <b>Submitting a Résumé</b><br> No phone calls, please. Simply send a letter of interest, a résumé, and the job reference code by email, mail, or fax to:<br> <br>Cathy Anthony<br> Sonoma Technology, Inc.<br> 1450 N. McDowell Blvd., Suite 200<br> Petaluma, California 94954<br> <a href="mailto:canthony@sonomatech.com">canthony@sonomatech.com</a><br> Fax: 707-665-9800<br> <a href="http://www.sonomatech.com" target="_blank">www.sonomatech.com</a><br><br>
Job Reference Code: 
AQDS
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Address: 
1450 N. McDowell Blvd., Suite 200
Petaluma, CA 94954
United States
Contact Number: 
7076659900