Get Hydrology JobsGet Hydrology Jobs

Flood Modeller

RMS is currently recruiting for a position in the Flood Modelling Team in London, UK or Newark, CA. The Flood team focuses on developing high-resolution, large-scale flood models which are used to assess flood risk. The modelling work carried out by the flood team encompasses all steps from hazard modelling to loss modelling. The department has an engaged working environment with a very clear scientific and technological focus, and with strongly self-motivated people.

Key Accountabilities & Deliverables:

- Further development of large scale rainfall-runoff models, stochastic rainfall processes, and defence failure models, and to seek for scientific and technological improvements in them;
- Spatial and temporal result analysis using GIS in a scripting environment;
- Calibration of hydrologic and hydraulic models;
- Advancement of hydraulic inundation methods;
- Benchmarking of model loss results against claims data and loss targets;
- Perform rigorous QA and research into consistency between observed and modelled spatial patterns, seasonality of floods, flood magnitudes, and similar for loss patterns.

Experience Required:

- Candidates with a PhD in Hydrology or Hydraulics preferred, but a similar degree in Meteorology, Applied Mathematics, or Civil Engineering will also be considered;
- Must have a strong analytical mind-set;
- Strong programming skills (Fortran, R, bash/csh, Python, Perl, awk/sed);
- Experience working with GIS-tools and spatial databases;
- Prior experience of working on large data sets in a Linux/Unix environment;
- Strong personal motivation, combined with an ability to work as part of a team, and to communicate results;
- Experience with Data Science considered an advantage;
- Experience with model development, usage of GPUs for large compute jobs, SQL, and a strong publication record are considered an advantage;
- Experience working with Spark, and Scala is considered an advantage.

Please quote "Application Flood Modeller" when applying.

More info can be found on RMS' career webpages.

Job Closed

This position is currently filled/closed/expired, please CLICK HERE to search for similar positions.

Employer Information

Previous Page New Search

I like the user interface of your website. There seems to be a number of new postings on a regular basis. Unfortunately not in my local area that I am currently interested in at this time, but enjoy keeping an eye on available water jobs!

Mike Eytel, Water Resources Spec

Join 6,683 other Hydrology Professionals receiving FREE weekly job listings to their inbox every week.

We value your privacy. We will not rent your email to anyone.

Browse other Hydrology Jobs

  1. Hydrogeologist

    11.19.17 San Antonio, TX
    We are searching for a Hydrogeologist who will provide field expertise and consulting services to...
  2. Sr. Hydraulic Engineer

    11.19.17 City of Irvine, CA
    our teams. Tetra Tech is currently seeking a Senior Hydraulic Engineer with approximately 12 or more...
  3. Senior Hydrologist Consultant

    10.24.17 United Kingdom
    A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Hydrologist Consultant. This is a newly created position as my client is ex...
  4. Senior/Principal Hydrologist

    10.24.17 United Kingdom
    We have an unique opportunity for an accomplished Senior/Principal Hydrologist & Drainage Specialist to become a senior member of ...
  5. Hydrologist

    10.24.17 United Kingdom
    A fantastic opportunity for a Hydrologist working for a successful global engineering and consulting company. As the Hydrologist y...
  6. Jr. Groundwater Hydrologist

    11.19.17 Grand Junction, CO
    Navarro Research and Engineering, Inc. is recruiting for a Jr. Groundwater Hydrologist in Grand...
  7. Environmental Consultant (San Francisco)

    11.19.17 San Francisco, CA
    ERM is seeking an Environmental Consultant to join our highly-motivated technical teams in San...
  8. Geophysicist - Job #5202NP

    11.19.17 Wheat Ridge, CO
    Geophysicist Wheat Ridge, CO. Conduct both geophysical & nondestructive evaluation (NDE) work...
  9. Oilfield Water Haulers

    11.19.17 Norman, OK
    Current CDL w/tank and Hazmat required EEOE/AAP Associated topics: coal exploration, environmental, gas...
  10. Development/Prospect Geophysicist (2873)

    11.19.17 Dfw Airport, TX
    The successful candidate will contribute in a small team to evaluate and recommend development and...
Previous Page New Search