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Position Vacancy Announcement, Kansas Geological Survey

Position: Research Informatics Developer (00008290)

Rank: Unclassified Professional Staff

Starting Date: August 14, 2017.

Application Deadline: July 28, 2017.

Salary, employment status, and fringe benefits: $21.21 per hour. Regular benefits appointment, 24 hours per week, T-F, 6 hours per day. Position is contingent on funding and limited-term with an end date of Sept. 15, 2017.

Position Overview

Work as part of the Exploration Services research programming team to provide software development support to improve and debug KGS developed software. Create and modify documents, codes, develop graphics, and optimize images for design changes, and make updates to support applications' user interface.




Required Qualifications

  1. BS degree in geophysics/geology, engineering, math, physics, or related field.
  2. Background in numerical methods.
  3. Proven experience in writing GUIs.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Current or previous proven experience programming in C/C++.
  2. Experience in programming using C++ Builder.
  3. Experience in critically reviewing existing geophysics- algorithms implementations.
  4. Readable code writing skills.
  5. Evidence for ability of writing error-free code
  6. Proven reliability with attendance, staying focused on task, and meeting deadlines.

Application Procedure

Apply online at A complete application consists of the online application, resume, and a cover letter outlining how qualifications are met.

Person to Contact

Annette Delaney, Kansas Geological Survey
Phone: (785) 864-2152
Fax: (785) 864-5317

Application Deadline

July 28, 2017

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Placed online July 18, 2017
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