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GreenZone Solutions, Inc. is hiring Data Scientist
- Meet with vital agency leaders and backers, collaborating with other consultants and advising agency personnel regarding the development of innovative data analysis techniques.
- Build data ingestion and pipeline processes for innovative analytics platforms using best practices and open source tools such as, NiFi.
- Develop and apply quantitative and qualitative analytic methods to identify, collect, process and analyze large data sets for specified purposes.
- Develop analytical solutions that are scalable, repeatable, effective, and meet the expectations of the decision-makers and stakeholders.
- Conduct analysis and make recommendations that significantly affect the content, interpretation, or development of major programs and policies.
- Develop polished, high-impact persuasive reports and presentations that enable strategic decision-making supporting the project’s mission.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, quantitatively-focused social sciences, or other quantitative fields.
- 1 to 4 years of experience working with large and varying data sets, applying qualitative and quantitative analysis to interpret the data.
- Knowledge and experience utilizing open source and business intelligence tools such as Python, R, Java, and SQL.
- Preferred Experience with Tableau, AWS, Apache, Hadoop, NiFi, OrientDB, HBase, ElasticSearch, and JIRA.
- Understanding of and experience with building canned and ad-hoc reports based on user requirements.
- Proficient in MS Office with advanced skills in Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Projects, and Visio.
- Strong writing skills and experience conveying highly technical material to non-technical audiences.
- Strong analytical skills with the ability to analyze data sets to determine trends, establish strategies, and make decisions.
- Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with diverse audiences and influence cross functionally.
- Experience working in the federal contracting space is highly desired.
- Must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a government suitability clearance.
Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship
Welcome and thank you for your interest in this exciting scholarship opportunity. The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program has been established by the Department of Defense (DoD) to support undergraduate and graduate students pursuing technical degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. The program aims to increase the number of civilian scientists and engineers working at DoD laboratories. Learn More >
Click here to learn more about the SMART Scholarship Program from SMART Participants and DoD Personnel
The application window opens on August 1, 2018. All applicants are required to submit applications online by December 1, 2018 at 5:00 PM EST. All supporting materials including references and test scores must be received by December 1, 2018 at 5:00 PM EST. Notifications of awards are traditionally made in the spring. Application materials are not returned to applicants. Applicants must click the “Submit Application” button to submit the application. The following information may be useful in planning and preparing your application.
The annual competition for Graduate Fellowships begins with the application period which opens each year in August at which time a deadline consistent with those of NSF and other fellowship granting organizations will be posted. Only those applications which are complete, with all supporting materials and documents provided (including Reference Reports) by the posted deadline will be assured of full consideration by the Foundation. Untimely or incompletely-submitted applications will be entertained only at the Foundation’s discretion and convenience.
Each year’s competition concludes at the end of the following March, at which time the Foundation’s Board of Directors determines the most highly qualified Fellowship applicants and the number of new Fellowships which available resources will be able to support.
The next Hertz Fellowship Application due dates for academic year 2019 – 20 are:
Application opens: August 15, 2018
Deadline to submit application: Fall 2018
References due by: Fall 2018
Two Research Positions in Urban Data Analytics and Simulation
Student Researchers (undergraduate or graduate level) – Two open positions within the DataLab. Salary will be $15-20/hour depending on qualifications.
The DataLab, College of Science at George Mason University invites qualified students (graduate or undergraduate level) to join the Data Science Research Group starting in January 2018 to work in an interdisciplinary research team that focuses on sponsored data science research in relation to urban movement analytics and simulation. Successful applicants will support the development of various software packages that have been generated as parted of research projects.
This is a part‐time, 20 hours per week position.
- One position will be responsible for maintaining and extending a Web-based exploratory data analytics platform that has been developed by our research group.
- The second position will be responsible for extending a Java-based micro simulation framework.
Required Qualifications Demonstrated experience developing and supporting:
- Java applications.
- Demonstrated experience installing, configuring, maintaining and supporting MongoDB databases and/or Elasticsearch.
- Demonstrated experience installing, maintaining and supporting Linux environments.
Enrollment: Interested students should send their CV to Dr. Dieter Pfoser (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Dr. Nektaria Tryfona (email@example.com). Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
NATIONAL PARK SERVICE INTERNSHIPS
The following six internships with the National Park System are available IMMEDIATELY. For full consideration, you must apply using the working title listed. Provide a current resume, transcripts, list of three professional references with contact information and letter of interest electronically to Jim Pieper firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 202-339-8327. All applications will be reviewed as they are submitted, and the advertisement will remain open until the position is filled.
- NPS Fish Data Intern (Part-Time)
- NPS GIS Data Management Intern (Part-Time)
- NPS Hydrology Intern (Part-Time)
- NPS Natural Resource Museum Collections Intern (Part-Time)
- NPS Natural History Museum Technician (Part-Time)
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