Computer Science: Computer Design and Engineering, Computer Science: Information Technology, Computer Science: Programming
4 Year Degree
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate is offering a unique opportunity that will support the Office of Innovation and Collaboration (I&C) to develop, build and maintain a database/website interface for technical analyses, program reviews, and annual reports.
What will I be doing? You will review and examine the existing databases within the I&C, assess the needs of I&C staff and customers, develop a strategic plan for I&C database management and collaborate in the execution of a development plan.
Other activities may include:
Develop databases to support innovative web-based applications.
Troubleshoot software problems and provide solutions to overcome those problems.
Present development progress to management, colleagues, and customers.
Develop plans for better leveraging those capabilities to address S&T needs.
Collaborate in the development of impact metrics for the capabilities.
Brief I&C leadership and S&T stakeholders on database requirements, desired impact and development progress
Location: Washington DC
Anticipated Start Date: Application reviews will begin on September 30, 2020 and continue until a candidate is selected for this opportunity.
Competitive stipend as determined by DHS
Health Insurance Supplement. Participants are eligible to purchase health insurance through ORISE.
Training and Travel Allowance
Must be a U.S. Citizen
Bachelor’s degree required.
The desired candidate will have:
Experience in database or information system management, development, and strategic planning for an organization
Completed undergraduate degree
Completed coursework or have experience in database design, information management, computer science or related field
Experience with one or more computer programming languages (C#, VBA, C++, R, Python, Java, etc.)
Interest in developing strategic plans for database development to meet an organization's needs
Internal Number: 2020-001
About The U.S. Department of Homeland Security
ORISE is a U.S. Department of Energy asset that is dedicated to enabling critical scientific, research, and health initiatives of the department and its laboratory system by providing world class expertise in STEM workforce development, scientific and technical reviews, and the evaluation of radiation exposure and environmental contamination.
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