Product Development Scientist

Employer
Decagon Devices Inc.
Location
Pullman, Washington State
Salary
$60-80k Depending On Experience (full benefits including profit sharing)
Posted
Mar 27, 2017
Closes
Apr 26, 2017
Education Level
Masters
Job Type
Full-time
Relocation Cost
Negotiable

METER Group, Inc. USA is seeking a Product Development Scientist (Product Owner) at the M.S. or Ph.D. level with some micrometeorology or atmospheric science field instrumentation experience and optimally also plant science expertise. This individual will work with a dedicated team of engineers and scientists to develop new instrumentation for Environmental/Ag/Atmospheric/Plant Science researchers.  

METER's headquarters is located in Eastern Washington with an unmatched quality of life. Enjoy the smaller town life: no traffic, country space, great schools and universities, safe neighborhoods, and easy access to recreational activities in nearby mountains, rivers, and forests.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide product ownership of METER's ATMOS and PHYTOS product lines, which include atmospheric and plant measurements
  • Lead dedicated product development team, acting as the subject matter expert
  • Regularly interact with customers at tradeshows, customer sites, etc., to develop product vision and allow development team to iterate and make better products

Minimum Qualifications include:

  • M.S. or Ph.D. with research/coursework in Environmental Biophysics, Atmospheric Science, Climatology, Micrometeorology, or related field
  • Field instrumentation experience during research program
  • Plant science coursework or research
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • General knowledge of current research and monitoring needs in these areas and willingness to routinely communicate with researchers to learn more
  • Ability to travel as much as 3 weeks/quarter
  • Ability to manage complex projects from start to finish, often with competing priorities
  • Background check results satisfactory to METER
  • At least three professional or academic references will be required during the interview process

Vision:

  • Gain a solid understanding of the researchers that use METER's products, their needs and wants, and translate that information into revolutionary products that help them do their jobs better
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