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Data Analyst - Metadata

General Dynamics Information Technology
Stennis Space Center, MS 39529
  • Job Code
    9111_RQ67774-1

Type of Requisition:

Regular

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

Secret

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

Secret

Suitability:

No Suitability Required

Public Trust/Other Required:

NACLC (T3)

Job Family:

Database Analysis/Design

Job Description:

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT), a leading provider of systems engineering, integration, IT service operations and support solutions, is seeking talented professionals to deliver valuable services and solutions to our customers.GDIT has a great team consisting of experienced and knowledgeable managers who lead and support the career development objectives of our employees. Our employees consider the company to be a solid partner in their career, with an abundance of opportunities for advancement.

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) is seeking a Metadata Specialist to support the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA's) National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) at Stennis Space Center, Mississippi. This position is for a team member supporting the NCEI Center for Coast, Oceans and Geophysics. The employee will be responsible for creating and improving metadata descriptions for NCEI's digital collections and datasets following NOAA procedural directives and Federal data standards.

The position:

  • Requires the ability to work on federal contracts in the USA.

  • Requires the ability to pass a background investigation to obtain a security badge to enter a government facility.

  • Requires a minimum B.S. degree in earth science or related disciplines, such as remote sensing, GIS, ecology, geography, physics, mathematics, computer science, etc.

  • Requires a minimum of 3 years of experience conducting metadata applications within an environmental research environment.

  • Requires experience with the creation and maintenance of records for large metadata repositories.

  • Is suited for an experienced professional capable of working with team members and stakeholders in various geographical locations.

  • May require occasional travel to related conferences and meetings. (less than 10% travel).

Minimum Qualifications

  • Someone who is very familiar with creating valid ISO metadata

  • This will be the Subject Matter Expert that will be providing metadata training as well as metadata templates.

  • Experience with the creation of original metadata according to industry and local standards and has experience with content management systems

  • Experience with maintenance of records for large metadata repositories

  • Expertise in Oxygen XML editor and Altova Mission Kit XML Spy or equivalent software packages

  • Demonstrated knowledge of current trends in metadata standards and practices

  • Demonstrated ability to provide custom assistance and advice with cross walking and normalizing metadata

  • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in providing metadata technical training

  • Demonstrated leadership in the descriptive metadata arena, including involvement in national efforts associated with metadata

  • Familiarity with the NOAA observing systems, programs and data

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For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class;

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Travel Required:

None

Telecommuting Options:

Some Telecommuting Allowed

Work Location:

USA MS Stennis Space Center

Additional Work Locations:

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.





Posted: 2020-10-04 Expires: 2020-11-02
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