Team Lead for the Computational Science and Informatics Team

Fairfax, Virginia
Aug 02, 2022
Aug 16, 2022
Full Time
Dewberry Engineers Inc . is seeking a Team Lead for the Computational Science and Informatics (CSI) Team within the Resilience Solutions Group. CSI is a fast-paced, multi-disciplinary team of earth scientists working to advance the state of the art of computational tools, technology, and resources available for resilience studies and applications. The teams focus areas include providing technical leadership and expertise in computational science, data/software/geospatial engineering, automation processes, cloud computing, and web development for resiliency tools and studies.

Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 40 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you're an experienced professional or a new graduate, you'll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call "Dewberry at Work," that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.


  • Manage a multi-disciplinary team of 5 -10 professionals with broad backgrounds and advanced technical skills
  • Perform, review, manage, and oversee a variety technical and computational tasks
  • Assist in interviewing, hiring, training, and coaching staff
  • Oversee the skill development and career advancement of staff
  • Serve as a technical liaison and ambassador internally and externally
  • Monitor progress against project scope, schedule, budget, and quality; allocate resources as required to meet milestones
  • Work closely with the Digital Solutions and Technology Program manager
  • Develop innovative and technical solutions for successful delivery of engineering projects
  • Ensure quality standards are in place, implemented, and maintained
  • Contribute to business development, proposal writing and growing the coastal and riverine engineering practice

Required Skills & Required Experience

Required Skills:
  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in Earth Science or Engineering
  • 5-10 years of experience in science, engineering, or technology
  • Demonstrated experience with open-source geospatial data, analytics, and software applications
  • Experience in multiple software engineering languages and frameworks
  • Strong understanding of data modeling and engineering
  • Very strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience and understanding of Agile methodologies and tools
  • Experience mentoring junior and senior staff

Desired Skills:
  • Proficiency in cloud computing with a preference for AWS and Azure
  • Demonstrated mastery of version control systems and processes
  • Experience with IT networking and system administration
  • Experience with RESTful API's and documentation
  • Strong knowledge of hydrology and flood hazards analysis and processes
  • Experience with Flood modeling software and approaches
  • Experience in business development and proposal writing

Must have a valid driver's license, good driving record and ability to pass a driving record background check.

*In accordance with applicable Executive Order 14042 and related requirements, all prospective hires for this position, performing work for the federal government, will be required to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19, or qualify for an exemption to this vaccination requirement. Such proof of vaccination, or written request for exemption, will be required, following receipt of written offer.

*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*Only recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry's background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.