Title:Geospatial Data Scientist
KBR, Inc . is seeking to fill a full-time Geospatial Data Scientist position to support the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) at the Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center (http://eros.usgs.gov/), located near Sioux Falls, SD (http://www.siouxfalls.org).
The successful candidate will become an integral part of the Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC, https://lpdaac.usgs.gov), a National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) funded project, located at the USGS EROS Center. The LP DAAC operates as a partnership between the USGS and NASA and is a component of NASA’s Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS). Geospatial Data scientists, system engineers, user service representatives, and outreach staff work together to support LP DAAC activities and distribute data to the science user community. The Geospatial Data Scientist will utilize Geographic Information System (GIS) software and scripting techniques against a broad spectrum of remote sensing data to evaluate and provide quality assurance of LP DAAC science data.
The selected candidate will identify and develop practical solutions to science application problems. Additionally, the Geospatial Data Scientist will investigate innovative and emerging technologies and author technical reports and scientific media. If you have a related skillset/background and are interested in an exciting and challenging career in this field, we invite you to apply for this position.
Candidates must have strong technical abilities, excellent communication skills, and a teamwork emphasis. Candidates must also be able to integrate into a highly-skilled Information Technology Team.
The candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a national agency check and background investigation after hire to obtain a badge for facility access and user accounts.
This position will be posted to the career opportunities listing on the KBR website ( https://www.kbr.com/careers ).
This position may be filled by a KBR teammate on the TSSC Contract. Please apply on-line.
KBR is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/m/f/disabled/veteran.
KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.