Careers at CASIS

CASIS has been awarded by NASA the responsibility of stimulating interest and managing the US National Lab as a platform for basic and applied research onboard the International Space Station. Resumes are always accepted from science based talent including scientists and researchers interested in helping CASIS achieve success through utilization of Station.



Data Analyst

Melbourne, FL

Resumes are accepted for career opportunities at:  humanresources@iss-casis.org

This position is responsible for data management of CASIS information systems. The employee is responsible for maintaining accuracy, integrity, and accessibility of critical information supporting all aspects of the CASIS mission.

The employee will interface with multiple disciplines including scientific/technical, business management, and finance.

The employee is responsible for importing, transforming, validating or interpreting data with the purpose of understanding the data in order to ensure the design and content of the information systems address the needs of both the external outreach team and the internal project management and reporting teams. The employee will participate in process improvement efforts to ensure the design and content of the information systems also supports the needs of the team. This will include evaluating and maintaining data fidelity, tracking the completion of data management tasks, and ensuring data input processes and management are coordinated, conducted, and completed effectively.

Travel: Candidate must be willing to travel if needed. Travel will not exceed 5% of the time.

Principal Accountabilities:

Analytical:

  • Apply data analysis skills to develop reports and analytical tools to identify inaccurate and incomplete data, conduct analysis and optimization of data, and support formal reporting from a CRM (“Salesforce”) database.
    • Fact-check, update, and maintain project-related data including descriptions of projects and related status or publications to ensure input data is accurate, complete, and up-to-date.
    • Evaluate reports and dashboards for areas of improvement in statistical analysis, data visualization, identification of new trends, and general best practices in data presentation, analysis, and tracking.
    • Monitor and evaluate the quality of project-related data including financial and contracting data in Salesforce and Intacct to ensure input data is accurate and complete.
  • Work across departments to input, update, and manage project-related data within Salesforce to ensure accurate metrics, information/project details, and dashboards produced from Salesforce.
    • Support the CASIS proposal management process through data entry and content tracking to include online submissions, evaluations, and reviews of projects and proposals.
    • Review and process contract invoices and deliverables. Distribute to cognizant CASIS team members for additional review and processing as required.
    • Assist in the review and validation of contract and subcontract proposals, budgets, invoices, and closeout documentation for accuracy and completeness.
  • Apply data management skills to review CASIS data management approaches and suggest alternatives and improvements. Work across departments to resolve conflicting data tracking and reporting approaches between departments and optimize Salesforce for concise, accurate tracking of data.
    • Assist the Payload Operations Department with development of new approaches for integrating and tracking ISS National Lab projects from commercial in-orbit facility operators, ensuring consistency with reporting approaches for the overall portfolio and implementing best practices for data management.
    • Assist in the tracking, management, and reporting of cost sharing data related to CASIS-selected projects, ensuring correctness and consistency across the portfolio and updating data as necessary based on internal reviews post-award.
    • Assist with the integration of STEM Education Department metrics and activities into Salesforce, ensuring consistency with reporting approaches from other departments and implementing best practices for data management.
    • Assist with process improvement and data fidelity activities related to the CASIS Events Manager object in Salesforce.
    • Support development of external capital source and market research data managers in Salesforce that incorporate investment criteria and provide reference material for CASIS team members.

Financial:

  • Assist the Controller with daily, monthly and quarterly financial reporting and accounting activities including project accounting, budgets, and financial analysis. Also assist with month-end and annual close activity comparing actual to previous months’ performance and forecast.
    • Assist in the conduct of audits to ensure internal and external compliance with company policies.
  • Conduct planning and coordinate logistics for program, finance, and data content review sessions.
  • Prepare periodic presentations for consumption by the CASIS staff.
  • Attend team meetings and contribute to discussions.

Essentials for the Role:

  • Excellent communication skills at all levels (management, peers, stakeholders, vendors)
  • Demonstrated understanding of system databases, data elements, data analysis
  • Excellent grammar and writing skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a deadline-driven environment
  • Excellent MS Office and Outlook knowledge, proficient in Excel
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills – ability to not only gather but interpret information
  • Must be comfortable working independently and in a team environment
  • Desire to take on new challenges, responsibilities, and assignments

Education and Experience:

Proven work experience as a data analyst or business data analyst.
Must have 3 – 5 years work experience. Must have a AA Degree, flexible with Major.
Experience with Salesforce desired but not required.

Resumes are accepted for career opportunities at:  humanresources@iss-casis.org