Cervest

Flood Modeller (6 Months Contract)

Artificial IntelligenceMid
Cervest
's Mission

Cervest is pioneering Earth Science AI to help businesses, governments and growers adapt to climate volatility. Using machine learning, it generates real-time streamed ‘signals’ to answer questions linked to climate uncertainty, land, and natural resources. It brings clarity to decisions to help mitigate risk, safeguard food and ensure economic security – and supports the restoration and resilience of our planet and its people.

What you'll be doing

  • Building and improving our flood modelling pipeline, for both riverine and coastal flooding, including in-house components and third-party integrations.
  • Writing clean, easy-to-understand code.
  • Teaching the team members how to use complex flood modelling software.
  • Communicating complex scientific concepts simply but non-reductively to other teams and clients.
  • Collaborating with designers and engineers

Requirements

  • Flood modelling background, with industry experience.
  • Good understanding of both empirical and hydrodynamic flood models.
  • Good scientific communication skills, able to explain technical concepts to a non-technical audience.
  • Knowledge and understanding of current state-of-the-art in pre-computed flooding datasets.
  • Pragmatic approach to problem solving.
  • Solid software engineering skills.
  • Experience with Python.
  • (Desirable) Experience using climate simulations to drive flood models.
  • (Desirsble) Experience with Julia.

Company Values

  • We're Objective
  • We're Curious
  • We're Humble
  • We believe in being beneficent
  • We are a Community
  • We prize integrity

Company Benefits

  • £1000 yearly Learning & Development budget
  • 30 days holiday each year – 22 to take as you choose, plus 8 bank holidays
  • Access to Spill, for video or text-based counselling and holistic mental health support
  • Spend up to £1,000 on a bike through our cycle-to-work scheme
  • Paid maternity, paternity, adoption or shared parental leave
  • Strong flexible-working and remote culture
  • Paid sick leave for physical and mental health needs
  • Everyone has a plant that they own and take care of in the office
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