Global Data Consultants

  • Software Developer

    Job Locations US-PA-State College
    Posted Date 1 month ago(5/21/2019 11:40 AM)
    Job ID
    Emma Hotra-Schubert
  • Overview

    GDC IT Solutions is currently seeking a Software Developer in the State College, PA or Wichita, KS, or Montreal, Canada area.

    Position Overview

    Currently looking for a talented Software Developer with demonstrated contributions in a fast-paced team environment. Reporting to the Director, Forecast Data and Systems, this role is part of a dedicated team which develops, maintains and expands a cutting-edge short-term forecast system and related efforts. This system serves as the foundation for various hyper local, detailed, and actionable minute-by-minute forecast products used by consumers and businesses alike.


    • Research, implement, and continuously improve short-term forecast system and related modules.
    • Exhibit or obtain over time deep knowledge and experience with meteorological datasets and how to best leverage to create accurate forecasts.
    • Serve as a technical expert to the Forecast Systems product team, providing insight, opportunities, and risks when determining projects and priority.
    • Develop solutions to enhance architecture used to ingest, process and serve atmospheric and related data that are used to create forecasts.
    • Assist in maintaining the infrastructure and service health monitoring process to enable proactive issue mitigation and expedited issue resolution.
    • Participate in Agile development process and meet sprint commitments, working with diverse technical and product teams.
    • Provide support to resolve issues in a production environment.
    • Stay current with latest technology trends and best practices.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • BS in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field.
    • Minimum 4 years of experience developing production software with C++ or similar language.
    • Experience in working in an Agile environment with ability to coordinate cross-functional work towards task completion.
    • Experience with UNIX, build systems and Shell Scripting is required.
    • Experience working with multi-threaded software applications is required.
    • Proficiency with object oriented design and implementation is required.

    Preferred Experience

    • An understanding of Amazon Web Services, or a similar cloud-based service, is an asset.
    • Strong ability to diagnose problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
    • Self-driven, adaptable and proactive.
    • Good verbal and written communication, collaboration, reporting and analytical skills.
    • Ability to plan and estimate your own tasks and ensure timely delivery in a continuous development and fast paced environment.
    • Fluency in French and English preferred.

    What We Do

    GDC is a full-service IT Staffing and Solutions company specializing in the areas of IT talent placement, application development, multilingual service desk, networking and infrastructure, business intelligence, and project management.

    Why Work for GDC?

    • Cutting Edge Technology and Innovation
    • Career Growth Opportunities
    • Employee-Centric Environment
    • Comprehensive Benefits Package
    • Holiday and Vacation

    Equal Opportunity Workplace:

    GDC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.


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