Monday , January 30 2023

Smithsonian Jobs in Hagerstown – IT Specialist (Back Office Developer/Data Analyst).

Website Smithsonian Institution

Job Description:

This is the position of IT Specialist (Back Office Developer/Data Analyst) in the NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS) Project, High Energy Astrophysics Division of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. The ADS serves a corpus of more than 15M scientific articles with more than 134M citations to a worldwide community of astronomers, researchers and librarians with hundreds of thousands of requests per day.


Job Responsibilities:

The ADS system uses a modern development stack: a custom build of the open-source search engine Apache Solr, a highly responsive UI engineered on top of React, a high performance distributed brokerage system, and cloud-based hosted services with Kubernetes in Amazon Web Services.The primary responsibility of the employee is to enhance the ADS back-office architecture, improving the data processing pipelines and the public cloud-based API, as well as developing new functionalities to give support to the search engine and ADS natural language processing / machine learning / deep learning plans.

Job Requirements:

  • Attention to Detail – Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.
  • Customer Service – Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services.
  • Oral Communication – Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.
  • Problem Solving – Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.

Job Details:

Company: Smithsonian Institution

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Hagerstown, MD, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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