The Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University located in Palisades, New York, is accepting applications for either an Associate Research Scientist or Research Scientist role within the Marine Geology and Geophysics department. The incumbent scientist will serve as Technical Director for the R2R data facility, serving as primary point of contact with the marine operator community and leading all technical developments for this 4 institution collaborative effort. Design, develop, implement and maintain software solutions to scientific problems and applications for R2R. Represent R2R at science and geoinformatics community meetings and lead other outreach efforts. Participate in proposal writing and reporting to agencies and stakeholder communities. Contribute to the design and operations of R2R cyber infrastructure including maintaining the R2R cybersecurity plan. Ability to write code in a variety of languages including shell scripting and for example PHP, Python, and deal with legacy code in other languages (PERL) will be needed. Must exercise high level of responsibility, independence and expertise in the normal performance of duties. This position will remain open until filled.