Data Specialist/ Data Processor

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), a national leader in scientific research and development, located midway between Baltimore and Washington, DC is seeking a Data Specialist/Data Processor.

Job Summary: Process Trident weapon system data. Conduct quality control checks on data from initial receipt through final data delivery, applying problem-solving and analytical skills to resolve data discrepancies to ensure data accuracy.

Duties:

  • Become proficient with software used to transform raw data for engineering analysis. Work as part of a team to select appropriate inputs, monitor execution, perform data quality checks and verify outputs are complete. (75%)
  • Perform software testing when new versions become available. Interface with software developers to address issues. Work on a team to define areas for process improvement and automation. (25%)

Note: This job summary and listing of duties is for the purpose of describing the position and its essential functions at time of hire and may change over time.

Required Qualifications: Associates degree in science, technology, engineering or math or related field or equivalent relevant experience in data processing and data quality analysis. Strongwritten and oral communication skills. Excellent interpersonal, organizational& multi-tasking skills. Detail oriented, team player, eager to learn.

Desired Qualifications: Softwaretesting experience. Interest in developing GUIs. Technical writing experience. Interestin obtaining Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology or Computer Science.Mathematical inclination.

Special Working Conditions: Some processing must be performed in classified closed areas. Occasional weekend or evening hours are required for processing data during operations. Occasional travel, once a year or less, to support flight tests.

Security: Top Secret Clearance is required. Applicants selected will be subject to a Government security investigation and must meet the eligibility requirements for an SSBI and access to classified information. Preference for current SSBI. Eligibility requirements include US citizenship.

Benefits: APL offers a comprehensive benefits package including a liberal vacation plan, a matching retirement program, significant educational assistance, a scholarship tuition program for staff with dependents, and competitive salaries commensurate with skills and experience. For more information about our organization, please visit our web site at www.jhuapl.edu.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that complies with Title IX of the Education Amendments Acts of 1972, as well as other applicable laws, and values diversity in its workforce.


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