Skip navigation
Unable to save this job. Please try again later.

{msg}

Email this Job to Yourself or a Friend

To begin the application process, please enter your email address.

Company Contact Info

Already have an account?

Sign in to apply with your saved resumes.

New to CareerBuilder?

Don't have an account? Continue as a guest!

Sorry, we cannot save or unsave this job right now.

Report this Job

Trust and Site Security Team.

Don't miss out on new jobs!

Get the latest Molecular Biology Research Associate jobs in Silver Spring, MD delivered directly to your inbox. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Saving Your Job Alert

Job Alert Saved!

Could not save Job Alert!

You have too many Job Alerts!

This email address has reached the maximum of 5 email alerts. To create a new alert, you will need to log into your email and unsubscribe from at least one.

Sign Up

or   Sign In Here
Password Must Contain
• 
8 to 15 characters
• 
1 uppercase letter
• 
1 number or symbol
• 
1 lowercase letter
Cancel
Create an Account with CareerBuilder to save jobs & unlock these great features
See similar job titles and skills to help you make your next move
Upload a resume and become visible to Hiring Managers and Employers
Compare Salary Information to see where you stand amongst your peers
Easily Quick Apply to jobs with just one click!

Email Send Failed!

Research Associate

ECS Federal, LLC • Silver Spring, MD

Posted 1 month ago

Job Snapshot

Full-Time
Government - Civil Service
Information Technology

Job Description

ECS is seeking a Research Associate to work in our Silver Spring, MD office.

Job Description:
NOAA Fisheries' Office of Science and Technology (ST) promotes and ensures the sound scientific basis for NOAA Fisheries science programs and resource conservation and management decisions. The Marine Recreational Information Program (MRIP) focuses on collecting, analyzing, and reporting recreational fishing data. MRIP was initiated by NOAA Fisheries as a state-federal collaborative working with the interstate fisheries commissions and other relevant agencies to reassess and redesign how recreational data are collected, analyzed, and used. MRIP is the new way NOAA Fisheries is collecting, analyzing and reporting recreational fishing data.

The NOAA Fisheries Office of Science and Technology requires survey operations and statistical support to assist with monitoring and performing statistical data analyses/technical reviews on survey deliverables and data collection tasks from contractors and/or state partner grantees, performing QA/QC checks of survey sample frames and survey data, and reviewing survey contract deliverables to determine whether or not they meet requirements specified in the subject contract or grant.

Responsibilities

  • Quality Control, Auditing, and Editing of Survey Data - Develop and implement data quality procedures to identify and resolve potential errors associated with sampling, reporting, coding and processing of survey data.
  • Survey estimation - Develop and execute programs to produce final survey datasets and estimates. Develop and implement procedures to review survey estimates and identify and evaluate potentially anomalous values.
  • Document Survey Operations - Document existing or new procedures or protocols for sample selection, data collection, data processing, and/or statistical estimation. Produce annual report describing survey procedures and results, including sample sizes, survey response rates, results of data processing activities and survey estimates.
  • Data Dissemination - Facilitate responses to routine requests for survey data and statistics which are maintained in SAS format, and produce data tables and datasets with requested information.
  • Monitor Survey Performance - Monitor the conduct of survey tasks by contractors and/or state agency partners. This work requires understanding of the basic schedule of sampling and data collection tasks performed by contractors/grantees.
  • Track Survey Deliverables - Track the deliverables (or progress reports) from contractors and/or state partner grantees according to a pre-defined schedule.
  • Review Survey Deliverables Relative to Survey Contract Requirements - Check and review survey contract deliverables (or grant progress reports) to determine whether they meet requirements specified in the subject contract or grant. Document and communicate errors to program staff and data collection contractors.
  • Communications with Survey Contractors, State Partners, and Interstate Commission Partners -Communicate with contractors, states, and interstate commissions to facilitate survey operations.
  • Participate in interdisciplinary teams to develop, evaluate and document alternative survey design and estimation methodologies.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in environmental studies, biology, survey methodology, statistics, mathematics or a related field. Graduate degree in quantitative ecology quantitative fisheries science, statistics, survey methodology, survey research, applied mathematics, or a related field preferred.
  • Strong data management and analysis skills.
  • Intermediate level of SAS programming skills for data processing and evaluation, descriptive data analyses, and graphical outputs.
  • Strong quantitative skills.
  • Knowledge of surveys and survey operations.
  • Basic or intermediate GIS experience.
  • Advanced level of working knowledge in Microsoft Excel for data explorations and analyses.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.
  • Motivated, proactive, and a self-starter.

Desired Skills:

  • Background in fisheries surveys is a plus


ECS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. ECS promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.

ECS is a leading mid-sized provider of technology services to the United States Federal Government. We are focused on people, values and purpose. Every day, our 2300+ employees focus on providing their technical talent to support the Federal Agencies and Departments of the US Government to serve, protect and defend the American People.

Job ID: 5133
Help us improve CareerBuilder by providing feedback about this job: Report this Job.
CAREERBUILDER TIP
For your privacy and protection, when applying to a job online, never give your social security number to a prospective employer, provide credit card or bank account information, or perform any sort of monetary transaction. Learn more.
By applying to a job using CareerBuilder you are agreeing to comply with and be subject to the CareerBuilder Terms and Conditions for use of our website. To use our website, you must agree with the Terms and Conditions and both meet and comply with their provisions.
Don't miss out on new jobs like this
Get the latest jobs delivered to your inbox. Unsubscribe at any time.

Saving Your Job Alert

Job Alert Created

Well, this is embarrassing. We are having trouble saving your search. You can try again or come back at a later time.

Maximum Email Alerts

This email address has reached the maximum of 5 email alerts. To create a new alert, you will need to log into your email and unsubscribe from at least one.