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Geographer Data Scientist

Company: Leidos
Location: Albany
Posted on: May 17, 2023

Job Description:


The Leidos Research Support Team supporting the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) is seeking a Geographer or Data Scientist with experience in environmental justice/social justice domain to join our Team in Morgantown, WV, or Albany, OR. In this role you will facilitate information sharing, analysis, and decision making through a geospatial information system (GIS). An emphasis will be placed on environmental justice and social justice experience. You will also collaborate with a multidisciplinary team to develop advanced custom mapping interfaces, transform data to/from GIS formats, integrate GIS with varied data domains to provide holistic information, and communicate science to a variety of audiences (i.e., conferences, internal meetings).

Location: Candidate must be local to the Morgantown, WV or Albany, OR area as this is a hybrid role. Approximately 50% will be worked onsite at the NETL campus and 50% will be worked remotely from home.

Primary Responsibilities:

Identify credible data sources through extensive literature reviews and online research, then acquire and process data for further analytics.

Utilize social, energy, and environmental justice domain knowledge to understand and evaluate data collection and analytical needs for ongoing projects.

Identify geospatial data sources, efficiently acquire, explore, and transform data using authoritative GIS techniques, and produce scientific and statistical results.

Demonstrated experience using GIS to process geospatial data, run spatial analytics, and develop derivative spatial layers.

Demonstrated experience in cartography to develop readable and insightful maps.

Create data-driven products for stakeholders, including but not limited to maps, web map applications, dashboards, story maps, and data.

Support quality assurance and control of geospatial data products and associated metadata prior to public release.

Collaborate with interdisciplinary team, including geologists, geographers, chemists, computer scientists, environmental scientists, and other researchers to assist each other in accomplishing project related tasks.

Build and maintain relationships with internal and external clients.

Generate data analysis reports that are publication worthy.

Assist in writing methods, results, and data interpretations for publications in high quality, scientific peer-reviewed journals, and technical reports.

Develop and present results for oral or poster presentation at staff meetings and professional conferences.

Provide weekly and monthly technical updates to research team members and project management.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree with 3+ years experience or Master's degree in Geography, Environmental Sciences, Data Sciences, Social Sciences, or related field with 1+ years experience.

Experience with the environmental and social justice domain.

Experience collaborating on a dynamic team of interdisciplinary researchers including geographers, geologists, data scientists, web developers, engineers, and more.

Competent using ESRI products (ArcGIS, ArcPro).

Working knowledge of Python or R programming languages.

Comprehensive knowledge of basic principles of cartography and graphic design, with demonstrated skills in digital cartography and geographic visualization.

Experience identifying, acquiring, and processing credible data (including tabular and spatial data) from online sources.

Experience developing metadata for geospatial and tabular datasets.

Must be able to meet the requirements for gaining access to work on the NETL campus.

Must be a U.S. Citizen

Preferred Qualifications:

Expert in ESRI products (ArcPro, and ArcEnterprise)

Experience developing Web Applications and Dashboards.

Experience programming in Python or R for data sciences.

Experience in data analysis, report development, scientific writing, and presentation of results.

Experience in communicating results to a range of audiences.

Experience working with and producing results from demographic, environmental, infrastructure data.

Salary Range for this position: $75K to $90K

Pay Range:

Pay Range $63,050.00 - $97,000.00 - $130,950.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

Keywords: Leidos, Albany , Geographer Data Scientist, Other , Albany, Oregon

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