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Red Canyon Sofware - Exploring Other Planets, Improving Our Own

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*filled* Scientific Visualization Programmer

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$Competitive to $ per hour

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Do you want to help a small company make a BIG difference on Earth? Do you take ownership of your job and responsibility for your actions? Then come work for Red Canyon and help us continue our mission of helping mankind improve our own planet!

Red Canyon is seeking a self-motivated, detail oriented, goal driven individual to be a Scientific Visualization Programmer.

After reading the below requirements and responsibilities, if you feel you are the textbook candidate, please email your Word formatted resume and cover letter (in the body of the email) that details how your experience and education are a perfect match for our requirements.


As part of the scientific team you will collaborate to bring a state-of-the-are visualization laboratory into operation, with responsibility for integrating, calibrating, and operating the visualization hardware, as well as, developing custom scientific visualization applications to run in this hardware environment.

•Collaborate with scientific staff to enable visual analysis of scientific data
•Assist in the installation, integration, and troubleshooting of state-of-the-art visualization hardware (e.g. tiled-display walls, and virtual reality environments)
•Provide scientific staff guidance on the use of the visualization infrastructure
•Present visualizations and demonstrations to visitors making to the scientific work accessible to a diverse audience
•Assist in the writing of technical documents and reports

Required Skills:
•C/C++ and OpenGL development experience on Linux
•Extensive background in scientific applications development
•Knowledge of standard computer graphics and scientific visualization algorithms
•Experience working with large-scale tiled and/or blended displays
•Familiarity with tracking technologies
•Familiarity with stereoscopic displays
•Bachelor Degree, Masters preferred
•Excellent technical and communicative skills
•Self-motivated, detail oriented, goal driven

Desired Skills:
•Advanced degree in computer science or closely related field
•Experience programming in an immersive virtual environment
•Experience with augmented reality development
•Experience with Python, R, Qt, and VTK programming


Red Canyon Engineering and Software: “Exploring Other Planets, Improving our Own”

Red Canyon contracts with NASA, USAF, NREL, Lockheed Martin, LASP at CU Boulder, SEAKR Engineering, and Ball Aerospace among others. We specialize in building spacecraft, developing renewable energy technologies to help make our planet a better world and cutting edge research and development. Our disciplines include systems engineering, mechanical design, structural analysis, real time flight and ground software, simulation software, user interface software, and mission management software. We help our contractors with the full life cycle of product development from requirements to test and delivery.

Some of the programs we have previously or currently worked on include: Mars 98, Odyssey 01, Stardust, Genesis and Deep Impact, Mars Phoenix, Mark Reconnaissance Orbiter, Crew Exploration Vehicle – ORION, Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter and the MarsFlight and LunarSIM Simulation. We also work on classified programs.

Red Canyon is located in scenic Denver, Colorado. We are a small company that maintains a flat organization to decrease our overhead and costs to our customers. Our number one focus is to solve some of the most complicated engineering problems humankind is facing.

We have a fun and talented team of engineers and we are committed to our engineers continued success and development. Included in our employment package are immediate health benefits, profit sharing, referral bonuses and a generous 401k retirement plan.

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