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Scientific Analyst

IBSS Corporation
Narragansett, Rhode Island, US
Closing date
Jun 16, 2023

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
Job Title: Scientific Analyst
Location: Narragansett, RI
Clearance Required: Public Trust Eligible

Description (scope of work)
IBSS is seeking a Full Time Analyst to provide Management Strategy Evaluation support to the Ecosystem Dynamics and Assessment Branch of the Northeast Fisheries Science Center, within NOAA Fisheries.

Key Responsibilities: Project management: Coordinate Ecosystem and Socioeconomic Profile reporting for Northeast U.S. fish stocks. Initiate collaborations with scientists and subject matter experts within and outside of the Northeast Fisheries Science Center. Plan and lead meetings. Track progress towards objectives and deliverables.
Data analysis and methods development: Identify suitable data for inclusion in Ecosystem and Socioeconomic Profiles. As needed, perform data manipulations and analyses. Document processes on GitHub. Establish best practices for data development and statistical analyses.
Writing: Lead and contribute to written Ecosystem and Socioeconomic Profile reports and associated working papers. Ensure that information is complete, accurate, and cited appropriately. Contribute to additional written products, such as manuscripts.
Presentations: Present Ecosystem and Socioeconomic Profile updates, information, and results to collaborators, colleagues, and stakeholders as needed. Prepare slides and write presentations. Audiences may include groups of collaborators, stock assessment working groups, Fisheries Management Councils, and more. May include virtual and in-person presentations. Assist with planning and logistics of program and project team meetings/workshops and help develop agendas, written documents, meeting minutes, presentation, or other materials .

Required Skills /Education/ Certifications & Qualifications: Master's degree preferred or Bachelor's degree in marine science, fisheries, quantitative ecology, oceanography, or similar with 2-3 years of experience
Familiarity with how stock assessments work, particularly understanding the inputs/outputs of assessment models and how the environment/ecosystem can influence stock processes
Experience with data analysis and familiarity with the design, development, and management of relational databases for scientific information
Experience with statistical software, such as R, python, SAS, MATLAB
Experience and understanding of code versioning software, such as Git, SVN, mercurial
Ability to interact effectively and diplomatically with a wide range of stakeholders

About IBSS Corp.

Since 1992, IBSS, a woman-owned small business, has provided transformational consulting services to the Federal defense, civilian, and commercial sectors. Our services include cybersecurity and enterprise information technology, environmental science and engineering (including oceans, coasts, climate, and weather), and professional management services.

Our approach is to serve our employees by investing in their growth and development. As a result, our employees bring greater capabilities and provide an exceptional level of service to our clients. In addition to creating career development opportunities for our employees, IBSS is passionate about giving back to the community and serving the environment. We strive to leave something better behind for the next generation.

We measure our success by the positive impact we have on our employees, clients, partners, and the communities we serve. Our tagline, Powered by Excellence, is a recognition of the employees that make up IBSS and ensures we deliver results with quality, applying industry best practices and certifications.

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 affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Click to see, The EEO is the law.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to the HR Department, Francesca Urrutia at (703) 826-4302, or email at

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