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Geospatial Researcher/Data Scientist IV

Employer
Battelle Memorial Institute
Location
Fort Belvoir, VA
Closing date
Aug 12, 2022

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Sector
Science, Mathematics and Statistics
Organization Type
Corporate
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Battelle delivers when others cant. We conduct research and development, manage national laboratories, design and manufacture products and deliver critical services for our clientswhether they are a multi-national corporation, a small start-up or a government agency.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

Battelle's National Security Business Unit is seeking Geospatial Researcher/Data Scientists to support research and development activities. This position is located at the Army Geospatial Center (AGC) Army Engineer Research Development Centers (ERDC) Geospatial Research Laboratory (GRL) in Ft. Belvoir, VA . A full benefits package including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, 401k, pension plan, and tuition reimbursement is available. Compensation will be based on relevant qualifications and experience. Relocation support is not available.

BACKGROUND

GRL conducts geospatial research, development, technology, and evaluation of current and emerging geospatial technologies that will help characterize and measure phenomena within the physical (terrain) and social (cultural) environments encountered by the U.S. Army. GRL also engages in research to support the development of the Army Geospatial Enterprise, as well as develop geospatially enabled technologies for Joint, other Services and Functional Combatant Command (COCOM) supported programs.

JOB SUMMARY

An individual in this role supports our geospatial project work, including (i) performs moderately complex statistical design, modeling and analysis. (ii) performs complex machine learning methods. Determines appropriate methods, fills in technical details, identifies problems and implements solutions, and (iii) oversees others in extracting data from existing databases or literature and preparing data for statistical/biostatistical/machine learning analysis.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

An individual in this role supports our geospatial project work, incluplex statistical design, modeling and analysis. (ii) performs complex machine learning methods. Determines appropriate methods, fills in technical details, identifies problems and implements solutions, and (iii) oversees others in extracting data from existing databases or literature and preparing data for statistical/biostatistical/machine learning ding (i) performs moderately comanalysis.

THE FOLLOWING IS REQUIRED
  • Review literature to identify appropriate methods to solve a problem, then implement those methods.
  • Extract and organize data from existing databases and data files, often at significantly varying scales.
  • Develop software tools using statistical, machine learning capabilities.
  • Critically evaluate data for quality measures such as completeness, accuracy, and applicability, applying understanding of relevant research area nomenclature
  • Communicate technical results in a clear, concise, and effective manner with emphasis on data visualization techniques.
  • Maintain excellent communication and interact with both co-located and geographically diverse team members.
  • Analyze and interpret data collected and write various reports or sections of reports/presentations.
  • Contribute to technical reports and presentations, describing results with tables, graphs, and software tools.
  • Implement methodologies for solving problems with guidance. Perform other duties as assigned by Technical Lead.

LEGAL DISCLAIMER

The above statements are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities and skills required of staff members. No statement herein is intended to imply any authorities to commit Battelle unless special written permission is granted by Battelles Legal Department.

BENEFITS

Battelles competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.

As a condition of employment, Battelle will inquire about COVID vaccination status, and in the event that vaccinations are mandated at a work location (including client site and Battelle sites) we expect all candidates to comply with these required safety protocols.

Battelle is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact recruiting@battelle.org .

Battelle provides employment and opportunities for advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, veteran-status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal, state, or local law. Our goal is for each staff member to have the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all qualified employees at all levels within Battelle.

For more information about our other openings, please visit www.battelle.org/careers
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