Lead Physical Scientist
College Park, MD 
Posted 16 days ago
Job Description
Lead Physical Scientist
ID 2021-10835
# of Openings 1
Job Locations US-MD-College Park
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 4 months ago(9/13/2021 9:45 AM)
Category Information Technology

AceInfo is seeking to hire a Lead Physical Scientist to support our upcoming federal project in College Park, MD.

The Lead Physical Scientist shall lead other support scientist personnel in performing advanced scientific programming and numerical analysis to solve state-of-the-art scientific geophysical problems, designing components of the state-of-the-science numerical forecast systems and applying advanced mathematical techniques for the design and implementation of operational forecasts systems and products.

The Lead Physical Scientist abilities shall include advanced scientific programming analysis skills applied to geophysical problems and personnel leadership in advanced applications.

Duties & Responsibilities

The candidate will be responsible for tasks such as:

    Performing meteorological or hydrologic analysis and data integration; emerging operational problems; identify new data sets; and develop routine forecast guidance and analyses.
  • Maintaining situational awareness through continuous assessment, interpretation and collaboration of meteorological or hydrologic data and forecast model output, and related decision support activities.
  • Forecasting products, such as inundation mapping.
  • In addition, the ability to understand and analyze problems, define potential solutions, and conduct in-depth analysis, assessments and trades and explain results of weather-related studies are expected.


Required qualifications:

  • An advanced degree (e.g. M.S. or Ph.D.) from an accredited institution in Atmospheric Science, Oceanography, or other Geophysical Sciences, Engineering, Computer Sciences, or Mathematics
  • At least 10 years of experience in related areas
  • At least 3 years' experience in project management
  • Must be US Citizen

Preferred qualifications:

  • Previous work experience at National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification


Due to our contractual requirements and federal orders, including an Executive Order from the White House and an emergency regulation from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the position for which you are applying requires that you provide proof of your vaccination status. If you are unable to receive the COVID-19 vaccine for medical reasons or because of a sincerely held religious belief, you may request an exemption from the vaccination requirement which shall be reviewed after the submission of requested documentation. If an accommodation is granted, the conditions may include weekly testing and masking. All Guidehouse employees also agree to follow any additional health and safety mitigation policies that may be required in the workplace.

Company Description

Dovel Technologies and its Family of Companies (Medical Science & Computing and Ace Info Solutions) was acquired in October 2021.

Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public sector and commercial markets, with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. By combining our public and private sector expertise, we help clients address their most complex challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures focusing on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that help our clients outwit complexity and position them for future growth and success. The company has more than 12,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies.

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance, including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse, and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

AceInfo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Required Experience
10+ years
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