Northrop Grumman Data Acquisition Specialist in Monterey, California

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Northrop Grumman is seeking a Data Acquisition Specialist to become part of Northrop Grumman's organization supporting the Army Analytics Group's Research Facilitation Laboratory located in Monterey, California. The team conducts a variety of research studies and supports data analytics efforts for clients across the Army, Office of the Secretary of Defense and greater DoD, conducting high-quality research with practical real-world implications. The team works primarily within a data environment that houses a wealth of administrative, personnel, survey, and medical data (i.e., big data) on extremely large populations. Projects generally focus on resilience, health, and readiness among military service members, and include population-based studies, machine learning projects, visual analytics platforms, measurement analysis, and pilot program evaluations.

The data acquisition specialist will:

  • Research and negotiate the transfer of data from data providers across DoD.

  • Be responsible for establishing and staffing data use agreements with DoD agencies and other data providers, ensuring that all required legal and procedural language is present for all datasets.

  • Develop amendments, extensions, or addendums to existing agreements based on needs of projects.

  • Coordinate and follow up with data providers, database administrators, and extract, transform, load specialists to ensure appropriate procurement, scheduling, and movement of data.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with 6 years of relevant experience

  • Strong computer skills; Proficient with Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and Word

  • Ability to develop and maintain customer and other DoD agency relationships

  • Ability to hold a DoD Secret Clearance (US Citizenship is required)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledgeable about relational databases and information technology

  • Understanding of data management and database administration best practices

  • Previous military experience

  • Experience with AR 25-50 and/or DoDI 4000.19

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.