University of Alaska Southeast

Job Posting

Company: IBSS
Location: Juneau, AK
Position: Developer: Data Curation and Software Development (NOAA)
Requirements: See position requirements

Developer: Data Curation and Software Development

Location: Juneau, Alaska

Sign on bonus is available as well

  1. Programming Skills – be able to program in either Java or Python
  2. Big Data Analysis – have the ability to manipulate and report out on a lot of data
  3. Requirements Gathering – have the personality/skills necessary to feel comfortable talking to the client and find out what is needed with the data collected

The candidate will assist AFSC OFIS with providing a full range of services and products in support of developing, implementing, and maintaining technology to support the AFSC mission and business functions across the data management lifecycle of AFSC programs.  The key objective of this position is to assist AFSC staff with data curation, provide consultation, and coding services in order to meet the data management lifecycle needs of programs.

Tasks include meetings with program staff, determining the data processing levels needed, provide technical leadership in the area of data systems development including data ingestion, data curation, data storage, data processing, user access, data sharing, and security.

Day-to-day activities include the following:

  • Analyze, standardize, disseminate and curate data for AFSC programs
  • Develop, document and implement ETL processes, programs, and solutions
  • Design and build user interfaces, data structures, and processes for program users to populate databases
  • Assist users with data acquisition from primary or secondary data sources and maintain data systems and integrity
  • Develop innovative approaches, code, and procedures to enhance data input, output, reporting, query, data manipulation, and data sharing capabilities to enable AFSC users to improve scientific collaboration
  • Work with development and program staff to ensure the integrity and proper integration for all sources of AFSC data
  • Provide software coding including guidance, and quality adherence in languages such as Python, Java, R, JavaScript, SQL, PL/SQL, MS Access etc.
  • Analyze and document existing business processes and software applications
  • Analyze and document user needs and requirements; translate user needs and requirements into technical system requirements
  • Advice and educate staff on business process or application improvement options
  • Support existing business processes, software applications, and databases
  • Assist users with identifying and resolving data related production issues, data modeling, storage, migration, translation, and reporting
  • As needed, coordinate and assist AFSC OFIS staff with evaluation, testing, and migration of data to newer versions of database management systems and software
  • Work with AFSC OFS customers to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations under the guidance of AFSC OFIS staff

IBSS is a Woman-Owned, WBENC-certified and MBE/DBE-certified small business founded in 1992 that provides premier IT and Telecommunication services to Federal, state and local governments and commercial clients. We specialize in life cycle solutions for network engineering, information security/assurance, software engineering, help desk, data management/migration and project management services on the IT side, as well as VOIP and a broad range of wireless through our Collaboration Team.

IBSS offers a competitive benefits package including paid vacation, medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage with company-paid deductible, matching 401K plan, tuition/training 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.

Please submit requests for additional information and qualified resumes to:

Contact: Robin Graves
Contact at: or 301.942.9014 ext.15
Closing Date: Open until filled