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Job #: R-00098305
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Category: Research Scientist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 50%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Looking for an opportunity to make an impact?

The Leidos Research Support Team supporting the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) is seeking a Geographer Data Scientist with experience in environmental justice/social justice domain to join our team in Morgantown, WV, Pittsburgh, PA, or Albany, OR. In this role you will facilitate information sharing, analysis, and decision making through a geospatial information system (GIS). You will also collaborate in the development of advanced custom mapping interfaces and transform data to/from GIS formats and integrate GIS with varied data domains to provide holistic information.

This work will involve participation alongside other data scientists, engineers, geologists, and computer scientists as part of a multi-disciplinary, scientific, and technically-oriented national laboratory team that produces technological solutions for America’s energy challenges. From developing creative innovations for efficient and resilient energy systems to environmental stewardship of energy resources, NETL research is providing breakthroughs and discoveries that support the transition to a carbon-neutral energy future, stimulate a growing economy, and improve the health, safety, and security of all Americans. Highly skilled people at NETL’s three research sites – Albany, Oregon; Morgantown, West Virginia, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – conduct a broad range of research activities that support DOE’s mission to advance the national, economic, and energy security of the United States.

This position may involve a hybrid of on site and remote research and development support for the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) at one of its three research sites: Albany, Oregon; Morgantown, West Virginia, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

If this sounds like the kind of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

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 needs for ongoing projects.
  • Identify data sources, efficiently acquire, explore, and transform data using authoritative techniques, and produce scientific and statistical results.
  • 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.

Required Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Geography, Environmental Sciences, Data Sciences, Social Sciences, or related field with 2+ years experience or Master’s degree in Geography, Environmental Sciences, Data Sciences, Social Sciences, or related field with 0-2 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).
  • 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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expert in ESRI products (ArcPro, and ArcEnterprise)
  • Experience developing Web Applications and Dashboards
  • Advanced experience programming in Python or R for data sciences
  • Experienced 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 $60,450.00 - $93,000.00 - $125,550.00

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.

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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