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Data Analyst - Metadata

ACI Federal™ Bay Saint Louis ,MS
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
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 5 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
  • 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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