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Jacobs Senior Data Science Librarian in Springfield, Virginia

Senior Data Science Librarian



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  • This position is CONTINGENT upon contract award. Our recruiting team will follow up with you on your application. Our hiring team will not start the interview evaluation process until award.

Skills & Tasks

  • Able to develop & use more complex concepts & processes:

  • Leads multiple Junior/Mid-level personnel

  • Conduct root cause problem analysis

  • Performs multiple tasks at specialist level

  • May be recognized as a SME

  • Guide & support Journeyman level personnel

Job Duties

  • Knowledge and experience with data management, transformation, visualization, analysis, and organization tools and techniques

  • Knowledge and experience with Search tools, Search results organization and the implications of metadata organization, indexing, catalog content

  • Overall Data Wrangler – ability to demonstrate organized structure for data when there appears to be none due to differences in data types and sources

  • Interdisciplinary bridge builder who understands the Internet, databases, analytics, visualization, and data curation

  • Ability to categorize the data and metadata in order to build the metadata application profile.

  • Knowledge of metadata standards

  • Recognized as Subject Matter Expert for work with Information/Library Science

  • Experience in GIS-related applications.

  • GEOSpatial Data Expert

  • Experience with cloud storage solutions(S3, Glacier, understanding of Data Strategy, Search and Ingest andConditioning, Discovery and Dissemination solutions with restricted andprivilege access)



  • Master’s degree plus 2 years’ experience, Bachelor’s degree plus 4 years’ experience, Associates degree plus 6 years’ experience, or a minimum of 8 years’ experience, in relevant field

Certification Requirements

  • Applicable software/hardware training & certification (e.g.; specialties like Amazon Web Services (AWS) developer/engineer)

Clearance Requirements

  • TS/SCI clearance preferred

Essential Functions

Physical Requirements:

Most work will be done at a desk or computer.

Work Environment:

General Office environment. The work environment is fast-paced and sometimes involves extreme deadline pressures. The nature of the work requires a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with other members of the staff as well as individuals across the Company and Customers.

Equipment & Machines:

General office equipment including PC/laptop, Fax, Copiers, Shredder, Printers, Telephone, and other miscellaneous office equipment.


Attendance is critical at all times. Must be able to work a 40-hour workweek, normally Monday through Friday. However, times and days may vary depending on business requirements. Needs to be available to work overtime during critical peaks and be available to meet last minute requests for overtime should the situation occur.

Other Essential Functions:

Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.

Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization both verbally and in writing. Must be well-organized with the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously. Must work well under pressure to meet deadline requirements. Must be willing to travel as needed. Must take and pass a drug test and background check as well as a motor vehicle records check. Must be a US citizen.

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Job Administration

Primary Location United States-Virginia-Springfield

Job Type Experienced

Req ID: MIS0000MG