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Data Steward

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency


Location:
Saint Louis, Missouri
Date:
09/05/2017
2017-09-052017-10-05
Job Type:
Employee
Job Status:
Full Time
Categories:
  • Data Analytics
  • Data Engineer
  • Data Scientist
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
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Job Details

Location: Various locations

Title, PP, Series, Band

Data Steward 

Pay Band, Salary Range - Ext

Band 03   $52,329 - $129,553 

Band 04   $74,584 - $153,097 

Band 05   $103,672 - $161,900

Permanent Change in Station

PERMANENT CHANGE IN STATION: PCS expenses are authorized.

Additional Information

Band 03: Data Stewards manage corporate data within geospatial databases, relational databases, and other cloud data storage structures to satisfy routine customer requirements. They select and apply methods and techniques to generate, to approve, and to populate moderately complex data for databases. They evaluate data quality and determine data availability. They apply broad knowledge of products, data, and systems to support the extraction, analysis, and finishing of geospatial data. They prepare and validate data for web publishing. They organize data properties and relationships according to a system of categories. They create models or simulations of the intersection of data categories to enable data decisions and determine potential risk and risk mitigation. 

* Develop an understanding of customer requirements; recommend specific data sources and types to satisfy mission needs 

* Manage data projects to address Key Component challenges and priorities 

* Synchronize data from numerous sources; develop data taxonomy to support integration into intelligence products 

 

Band 04: Data Stewards lead the management of corporate data within geospatial databases, relational databases, and other cloud data storage structures to satisfy difficult or unusual customer requirements. They plan and lead efforts to generate, to approve, and to populate complex data for databases. They evaluate data quality and determine data availability. They apply comprehensive knowledge of products, data, and systems to support the extraction, analysis, finishing, and web publishing of geospatial data. They provide official publications with an authoritative standardized dataset, for use by the US Government and the general public.  They review and approve newly created models or simulations which enable data decisions and determine potential risk and risk mitigation. 

* Deliver custom solutions for complex data requests and overcome system limitations to satisfy customer requirements 

* Identify, analyze, and resolve program risks to deliver data on time 

* Provide authorization for official data publishing 

 

Band 05: Data Stewards oversee and provide strategic direction for corporate data management within geospatial databases, relational databases, and other cloud storage structures. They research and implement new methods and procedures to generate, to approve, and to populate highly complex data for databases. They evaluate data quality and determine data availability. They apply expert knowledge of products, data, and systems to support the extraction, analysis, and finishing of geospatial data. They oversee and authorize data for web publishing. Additionally, they develop mid-range to long range plans for data programs to ensure alignment with mission, to achieve organizational goals, and to integrate requirements across the office. 

* Validate data taxonomy and access controls to ensure data integrity and accessibility 

* Develop strategies to increase co-production with US and foreign partners 

* Develop contingency plans for data access and availability as a part of crisis management

DCIPS Statement

This position is a Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1601. DoD Components with DCIPS positions apply Veterans' Preference to eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement. If you are a veteran claiming veterans' preference, as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you must self-identify your eligibility in our ERecruit application.

Benefits

For more information on the array of benefits programs, please visit https://www.nga.mil/Careers/Benefits/Pages/default.aspx.

How To Apply

NGA is an equal opportunity employer. All candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, disability, or sexual orientation. NGA provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify us at [email protected]

 

To apply for this position, application instructions can be found by visiting https://www.nga.mil/Careers/ApplicationProc/Pages/ApplicationProcInstructions.aspx and reading the FAQs. All announcements close at 7:59PM EST on the closing date listed. Be sure to complete and submit your application by that time in order to be considered. An incomplete application will be ineligible for consideration. ONLY ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

Requirements

Qualifications Desirable

1) Education: Data Management, Data Engineering, Data Science, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Applied Physics, Econometrics, UX/UI Design / Data Visualization 

2) Experience: Software Coding: C++ Java, Statistics & Modelling: R, Python, Query Languages: SQL, NoSQL, Scripting: JavaScript, Python, Cloud Services Design, Algorithm Development, Data Visualization, Big Data /Data Modelling, Machine Vision & Deep Learning, Optimization.

Special Requirements

As a condition of employment at NGA, persons being considered for employment must meet NGA fitness for employment standards. 

* US Citizenship 

* Security Clearance (Top Secret/Sensitive Comparted Information) 

* Polygraph 

* Direct Deposit 

* Two-year trial period 

* Position is subject to Drug Testing

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