Senior Maritime Data Specialist

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
Top Secret SCI
Job Description:

Parsons is looking for a sharp Senior Maritime Data Specialist/Systems Engineers to join our exciting and growing Space and Geospatial Solutions team. The successful candidate will embed with a DoD Publications Team to assist with production, quality control, and data cleanup as part of a Maritime Publications Modernization effort. Candidate shall be able to review publications data and structure against conceptual data models and future database plans, and to perform data cleanup activities in accordance with established guidelines and direction.

  • Review and update FrameMaker files, including supporting documentation
  • Convert documents between FrameMaker versions
  • Upgrade documents to the latest FrameMaker version
  • Create and apply existing tags and custom tags
  • Review and update publications text including structured and unstructured text
  • Create final products in PDF format, ensuring quality control and adding value to the user experience

Required Qualifications:
  • Thorough familiarity with Adobe FrameMaker, including supporting documentation such as Element Definition Documents (EDDs) and Definition Type Documents (DTDs), conditional text, customizable elements, and tags
  • Advanced word-processing and editing skills including ability to follow established formatting guidance for unstructured and structured text, tables, lists, and other text elements
  • Advanced familiarity with Adobe PDF format, elements, options, bookmarks, structure, and final product
  • Basic familiarity with User Experience with digital publications
  • Basic data entry skills including accuracy
  • Experience following established guidelines and direction
  • Quality control experience
  • Experience performing data cleanup activities
  • Basic Geographic Information Systems (GIS) skills
  • Basic SGML programming and basic coding skills
  • Basic XML programming and basic coding skills
  • Basic familiarity with data models and conceptual database schema

Desired Qualifications:
  • Basic background knowledge of NGA Maritime Publications

Clearance requirement: Top Secret/SCI #CJ
Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.
The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief.