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    About UL- AWS Truepower

    UL-AWS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, marital status, military status, genetic predisposition, or any other basis protected by law.

    UL has acquired AWS in 2017. UL solves the safety, security and sustainability challenges of the 21st century. We empower trust and enable the safe adoption of innovation. To do this, UL tests, inspects, audits, certifies, verifies claims, advises and trains as well as provides software solutions. Around the world, our employees share a common passion for our public mission to promote safe working and living environments for all people. Our public charity, Underwriters Laboratories Inc., conducts independent research, community outreach, standards development and safety education. To learn more about us, visit ul.com


    We are looking for a


    Researcher  (m/f) – AWS Truepower, a UL Company


    for a EU funded European Project in the fields of numerical weather prediction and seasonal forecasting.




    We would expect your primary duties will include:

    • Investigates the feasibility of applying scientific principles and concepts to potential inventions and products under the framework of the project.
    • Plans and Executes the tasks needed to meet Company goals, deliverables and deadlines inside the project.
    • Maintains a broad knowledge of state of the art principles and theories and makes major contributions to scientific literature and conferences. 
    • Project require expert and extensive knowledge of state-of-the-art principals and theories, and uses professional concepts and procedures to solve a wide range of scientific problems.
    • Initiates, plans, designs and executes scientific research, experiments and related activities to ensure timely completion of projects. Evaluates results and provides recommendations to management through the partnership with Research Engineers.

    • Maintains and develops extensive scientific knowledge of current and new technologies for new products, as well as current needs and trends.

    • Stays ahead of changing technologies, in the field by reading journals and scientific publications, attending academic conferences, writing and collaborating on original publications, and delivering presentations on scientific topics.

    • Demonstrates potential for technical proficiency, scientific creativity, collaboration with others, and independent thought.

    • Collaborates with industry, academics and other research and development staff to apply the results of research used to develop new techniques, products and practices.

    • Performs other duties as directed.


    We are looking for:

    Degree in Physics or Engineering. Demonstrated experience in the use of atmospheric numerical models, supercomputing, programming and UNIX-Linux environment. Demonstrated general knowledge of scientific disciplines. Demonstrated ability to maintain academic and applied knowledge and skills. Ability to collaborate with peers, and work directly with Research Engineers and other team members in order to complete a project from start to finish. Excellent communication skills required.


    What can we offer you?

    Experience from your first day our robust structures, quick decision making paths and corporate culture that encourages achievement based on trust, together with a lot of freedom to implement your own ideas.

    Be as international as it gets by working with colleagues across different cultures and also get inspired and supported from senior colleagues and leaders.


    Talking about your future with us, we can start with a competitive commensurate package of benefits and conclude with a realistic and achievable professional development with the support of our Learn and Development structure: UL Academy.


    Look at what we can do together!

    You’ve learned about us – now we would like to learn more about you. If you like what you have read and you believe that you would be a good fit please send your CV in English:


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