NIST seeks data evangelist

Consider yourself a senior-level technologist and data champion? Then you might want to apply for a job at the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

The open vacancy was posted on and NIST also tweeted Nov. 27 about the opportunity. The director-level entails being “part data steward for improving quality, part evangelist for data sharing, part technologist and part developer and strategic visionary for creation of new data products.”

The role pays up to $155,500 annually and is located in Gaithersburg, Md.

Below, are all the details for the job:


Job title: Director of the Office of Data and Informatics, supervisory indisciplinary, ZP-V (GS-15)

Department: Commerce Department

Agency: National Institute of Standards and Technology

Job announcement number: NISTMML-2014-0009

Salary range: $123,758 to $155,500 per year

Open period: Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013 to Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013

Series and grade: ZP-0401/0806/1301-05

Position information: Competitive service: Permanent, full time

Promotion potential: 05

Duty location: 1 vacancy in Gaithersburg, Md.

Who may apply: All qualified U.S. citizens. This notice is issued under direct-hire authority to recruit new talent to occupations for which NIST has a severe shortage of candidates.

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