Data Engineer / Data Architect
ORISE fellowship opportunities are available with the Office of Innovation, Development, Evaluation, and Analytics (IDEA), Division of Global Migration & Quarantine (DGMQ) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, GA. This is a full-time, one-year, stipend-supported opportunity that may be renewed for an additional year. Start date is flexible but no later than June 30, 2021.
IDEA’s mission is to deliver insights and solutions to support DGMQ by leveraging an agile team with focused resources and specialized skillsets in analytics, partnership development, evaluation, and innovation. We are creating a new data science team that will study globally mobile populations to enhance situational awareness, scientific understanding, and decision-making for CDC’s COVID-19 response.
We seek ORISE fellows to receive the following data science training opportunities:
You will learn how to:
· Identify potential data sources for assimilation
· Design automatic scheduling and monitoring methods
· Create and maintain database documentation
· Make strategic recommendations on data collection, integration, storage, access, analysis, and retention
· Identify relevant available data from internal and external data sources
· Lead the design and deployment of enhancements and fixes
· Adapt existing approaches and apply new developments to critical problems in public health data science
· Identify novel or obscure problems and be versatile and innovative in adapting and modifying precedents, methods, and techniques
· Assess feasibility, effectiveness, and necessity of unusual approaches and identify potential benefits
Ideal qualifications/experience include:
· Master’s or PhD in computer science, information technology, or similar
· Knowledge of computer systems and hardware concepts such as computer architecture and cloud technology
· Designing and building data warehouse structures
· Integrating multiple data sources
· ETL and QA/QC
· Accessing and extracting data through APIs
· Advanced concepts of automation and information processing
· Interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships, overcome skepticism, and gain cooperation
· Experience with the design, development, construction, and maintenance of databases/warehouses, including data inflows, data cleaning, and data quality and completeness
By March 1st, email your resume and statement of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject heading “ORISE Fellow Resume.” Your resume should include your academic history, employment history, and any other relevant experience. Your statement of interest should address your desire to solve public health challenges of globally mobile populations as well as explain how this fellowship opportunity will help you learn to solve those problems. Please provide contact information for two educational or professional references.
This program, administered by ORAU through its contract with the US Department of Energy (DOE) to manage the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, was established through an interagency agreement between DOE and CDC. The initial appointment can be up to one year but may be renewed upon recommendation of CDC contingent on the availability of funds. The participant will receive a monthly stipend commensurate with educational level and experience. Proof of health insurance is required for participation in this program. The appointment is full-time at CDC in the Atlanta, Georgia, area. Participants do not become employees of CDC, DOE, or the program administrator, and there are no employment-related benefits.