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Administration

Software Engineer I

Arecibo, Puerto Rico

Job Description: Provide support to the implementation of a new cloud based data management storage system at the Arecibo Observatory. Perform cataloging and indexing of data archives, and support new data uploads into the platform.

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Electronics Department

Motion Control Specialist

Arecibo, Puerto Rico

Job Description: Responsible of the maintenance, upgrades and documentation of motion control systems and instrumentation of the radio-telescopes at the Arecibo Observatory. Provide support to other areas at the Electronics Department, particularly the communications sections.

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Facilities Department

Radio Frequency Interface (RFI) Specialist / Engineer

Arecibo, Puerto Rico

Job Description: Monitor the Radio Frequency (RF) spectrum and take the corrective actions to ensure that the AO protected radio bands have no interference and minimize the interference of adjacent bands. Respond to RFI complaints and find the cause of interference. Perform RFI tests and design RF shielding for equipment installed or to be installed at AO. Monitor the radiation levels of our transmitters. Provide support to other areas at the Electronics Department, particularly the analog systems section.

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Space and Atmospheric Science Team

Senior Observatory Scientist - Team Lead

Arecibo, Puerto Rico

Job Description:The Arecibo Observatory (AO) is looking for a talented senior observatory scientist to lead the Space and Atmospheric Science (SAS) team at the observatory. We seek a candidate who will undertake the following tasks: • Serve as technical leader for the space and atmospheric science team. • Mentor and train staff in the SAS group. • Write proposals for new external funding. • Work in conjunction with the science manager, the principal scientist and the deputy principal scientist to develop a strategy to represent Arecibo observatory and Arecibo science interests in the decadal survey.

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Space and Atmospheric Science Team

Observatory Scientist

Arecibo, Puerto Rico

Job Description: The Arecibo Observatory (AO), part of University of Central Florida (UCF), is seeking a talented observatory scientist for the Space and Atmospheric Science group. The research emphasis of the group is plasma aeronomy and physics, as well as space weather using the 430 MHz Incoherent, scatter radar (ISR) and the support cluster of radio receivers and passive-and-active optics placed onsite and in the AO remote facility in Culebra Island.

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