RQN061 – Junior R Developer

Arlington
Posted 2 months ago

Responsibilities:
The Junior R Developer supports a range of development tasks across VT-ARC’s portfolio of analytics projects. Example projects include supporting existing code base, impact analytics, automation of science analytics tasks, and developing new innovative approaches to complex challenges.

Required Education, Certifications, Skills, Capabilities:
• Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related technical field.
• Experience programming in R and with R Shiny development.
• Experience with version control (Github).
• Experience with virtual machines and Docker.
• Demonstrated ability to work as a team contributor with a mission focus and emphasis on service, integrity, and excellence.
• Attention to detail.
• Demonstrated ability to work as a team contributor with a mission focus and emphasis on service, integrity, and excellence.

Desired Education, Certifications, Skills, Capabilities:
• Experience programming in R, or other language.
• Experience developing web applications with R Shiny.
• Visualization experience.
• Scientometrics.
• Record of innovation and creative problem solving.

Duties
The duties of this position shall include, but are not necessarily limited to (and not listed in priority order):
• Reports to the Info Sciences Lead.
• Supports analytics development tasks as assigned.
• Supports custom tool development.
• Maintains and develops existing R code.
• Supports innovation projects as assigned.

Primary Work Location: Arlington, Virginia
Special Work Conditions: Periodic travel travel to other CONUS locations possible. Occasional work outside of corporate core business hours.
Security: Must have the ability to obtain a US secret security clearance if not currently cleared.

Virginia Tech Applied Research Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, military status, gender, religion, age, or disability.

Virginia Tech Applied Research Corporation:
The Virginia Tech Applied Research Corporation (VT-ARC) complements the broad and rich research enterprise found at Virginia Tech. VT-ARC forms multi-disciplinary teams to apply innovative solutions to the real-world problems that strain our social, political, industrial, and economic foundations. Specializing in the identification and use of fundamental research, VT-ARC performs contract R&D on larger scale problems and at technology readiness levels beyond those generally addressed by academia. VT-ARC combines significant technical expertise with program management skills to deliver robust solutions on schedule and on budget.

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