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Statistician III / Remote (21-329)

Company: IBSS Corp.
Location: Silver Spring
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Statistician IIILocation: Silver Spring, MD (Onsite, with some telework flexibility)Clearance Required: Existing or ability to obtain a Public Trust security clearanceDescription IBSS supports the NOAA Atlas 14 program, which represents the authoritative federal source for precipitation frequency estimates across the US. We perform state-of-the-art statistical analysis and spatial interpolation on data from internal and external sources to verify and improve the accuracy, reliability, and resolution of estimates of rainfall and runoff for use in design of highway drainage structures and all manners of public infrastructure.Key Responsibilities:IBSS is seeking a mid-level Statistician to assist our team in producing and publishing new Atlas 14 volumes and related datasets. The ideal candidate will help us meet the following Atlas 14 project objectives:Collect and perform quality control of historical precipitation data sets.Regionalize and calculate regional statistics that use groupings of the precipitation characteristics across geospatial domains.Select and calculate frequency distributions using sophisticated statistical and computational methods.Develop of estimates for short-duration periods (e.g., 5-minute and 10-minute durations).Analyze and adjust estimates to ensure internal consistency at observing locations.Assess and assign error estimatesGenerate rainfall frequency estimates with confidence limits.Incorporate spatial interpolation and consistency, coupled with appropriate temporal distributions.Develop documentation and deliverables representing the Atlas 14 precipitation volumes.Required Skills /Education/ Certifications & Qualifications:Knowledge of statistical data analysis, extreme value theory, and analyzing and processing of large climate and observational datasets. Knowledge of extreme value theory and applied statistical tools/techniques for developing products for engineering application.Knowledge of applied statistical methods and techniques for modeling the precipitation extremes, including Bayesian hierarchical models, spatio-temporal statistics, and Monte Carlo methods.Proficiency with R, Python, and/or other programming languages and experience with data structures and formats used in earth science applications.This position has a positive Education Requirement. Degree: BS or MS degree that included 15 semester hours in statistics (or in math & stats combined but with at least 6 semester hours in stats), and 9 additional semester hours in one or more of the following: physical sciences, hydrology, meteorology, climatology, mathematics, atmospheric science, water resources About IBSS Corp.IBSS is a Woman-Owned business. Since 1992, IBSS has provided specialized professional, scientific, technical, cybersecurity, IT, and software engineering solutions to the Federal sector. Our clients include the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the Department of Defense (DoD), and the Department of Justice (DOJ). We are committed to serving our clients and employees by delivering service excellence, creating value through technology, and continually improving our skills, services, and processes. Moreover, we maintain an ISO 9001:2015 certification which allows us to optimize current industry best practices to enhance delivery outcomes for our clients.IBSS offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage with company-paid deductible, paid time off, federal holidays, matching 401K plan, tuition/professional development reimbursement, and Flex-Spending (FSA)/Dependent Care Account (DCA) options.IBSS is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Keywords: IBSS Corp., Silver Spring , Statistician III / Remote (21-329), Other , Silver Spring, Maryland

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