Solutions for Information Design (SOLID) is located in the DC metropolitan area and has been serving our clients for over 14 years.

SOLID offers an attractive compensation package which includes competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits plan including medical, dental, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, 401(K) with company match, profit sharing, and a generous paid time off policy. SOLID operates under a virtual workplace model, thus this position will be home-based. We will provide all the necessary computer equipment and collaboration tools required for the position. SOLID is an equal opportunity employer.

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CURRENTLY AVAILABLE POSITIONS

Mariner Occupational Analyst

Location: Washington, DC Area (with possibility of telework)
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience
Employment Type: Full-time (preferred)

Description

SOLID, LLC is a Northern Virginia based firm that supports a variety of federal government and private sector initiatives with an emphasis on research associated with translating military training and experience to civilian jobs and credentials. We are seeking a Mariner Occupational Analyst who has specialized expertise in occupational and credential requirements for civilian and/or merchant mariner positions. While our preference is to fill a full-time position, we will consider highly-qualified part-time candidates.

The ideal candidate for this position must have extensive subject matter expertise in the following:

  • Civilian and/or merchant mariner occupational requirements;
  • U.S. Coast Guard credential requirements; and
  • How military Service members and Veterans can best meet mariner occupational and credential requirements.

Candidates should also possess the ability to organize, prioritize and accomplish multiple concurrent tasks. They must have strong initiative and be able to work independently, and be comfortable working remotely with a team of analysts. Due to the military focus of much of our work, this position would be well suited for a military veteran, especially the U.S. Coast Guard or U.S. Navy.

Primary Responsibilities

The Mariner Occupational Analyst’s primary responsibilities will be to provide subject matter expertise in the application of military training and experience to civilian mariner job and credential requirements. This includes providing guidance on the detailed requirements of U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) credentials to enable Service members to determine the extent to which they qualify for the credentials, what gaps they might have between their training and experience and the USCG requirements, and resources available to help them fill these gaps. 

Other Responsibilities

In addition, the Mariner Occupational Analyst will work as part of a research team on multiple projects. Job responsibilities may include:

  • Policy analysis
  • Job/task analysis
  • Skills gap analysis
  • Training needs analysis
  • Other social science research and analysis
  • Data entry and management
  • Preparing technical reports
  • Presentations to clients
  • Business process and business rule development and documentation
  • Proposal development

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Policy, Public Administration, Human Resources, I/O Psychology, or related areas of Maritime study such as Marine Transportation, Marine Logistics and Security, or related areas and five years of related experience

OR

  • Associate degree in related area of study with 10-years of experience

Required Skills

  • Excellent research and analytical skills (with an emphasis on types of analysis noted above)
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Strong computer skills including but not limited to Excel, Word, PowerPoint

Preferred Skills

Familiarity with:

  • Occupational classification systems (e.g., SOC, O*NET, OPM)
  • Military occupational classification as well as military education and training
  • Credentialing, including professional certification and licensure
  • The SharePoint and Office 365 environment

SOLID operates under a virtual workplace model; thus, this position will be home based. We will provide all the necessary computer equipment and collaboration tools required for the position.

Application

To apply, please fill out the form below.

Senior Web Developer

Location: Washington, DC Area (with possibility of telework)
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience
Employment Type: Full-time (preferred)

Description

Solutions for Information Design (SOLID) seeks a Senior Web Developer to join our growing team. SOLID provides social science research and analysis to support public policy decision making as well as web design and development support, including content development, web application development and database design and integration.

The Senior Web Developer will be responsible for technical leadership and the development, coding and maintenance of web sites and web applications. The Senior Web Developer will join an agile team where your contributions will be immediately recognized, and you will have a major impact on projects. Ideal candidates are creative, self-directed and passionate professionals who stay current on emerging technologies, have excellent programming and communication skills, and thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. The Senior Web Developer must demonstrate effectiveness as a team player and possess strong attention to detail.

Responsibilities

      • Manage IT projects
      • Define application objectives by analyzing requirements and envisioning system features and functionality
      • Determine design methodologies and tool sets to best meet user and business process requirements
      • Recommend system solutions by comparing advantages of custom development vs. purchased alternatives
      • Develop applications by coordinating requirements, schedules, and activities; contributing to team meetings; troubleshooting development and production problems across multiple environments and operating platforms
      • Design and implement browser-based user interfaces for current and future web sites and web applications
      • Develop and integrate graphical components into websites and applications
      • Collaborate with other members of the IT team
      • Participate in quality assurance and testing activities

Minimum Qualifications

      • Bachelor's degree in Web Development, Computer Science or a related field
      • Ten or more years of web application development work experience
      • Deep expertise and hands on experience with web applications and programming languages such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery and API's
      • Knowledgeable in responsive design, Bootstrap, AngularJS
      • Strong grasp of security principles and how they apply to CAC-enabled environments and PII
      • Experience implementing complex business rules
      • Demonstrated experience in IT project management and working in an Agile software development environment
      • Ability to produce valid, well-commented code
      • Demonstrated ability to work independently and self-manage deadlines of assigned tasks and projects
      • Strong oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

Familiarity with:

      • Dreamweaver, Visual Studio, ASP.NET MVC, C#, Razor, SQL/SQL Server
      • Microsoft Server 2012
      • Amazon Web Services S3 and EC2 environments
      • SharePoint and Office 365 environments
      • Computer graphic and multimedia design software, such as Adobe Creative Suite and the Microsoft Visual Web Developer

SOLID is an equal opportunity employer. SOLID operates under a virtual workplace model; thus, this position will be home based. We will provide all the necessary computer equipment and collaboration tools required for the position.

Application

To apply, please fill out the form below.

Web Developer

Location: Washington, DC Area (with possibility of telework)
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience
Employment Type: Full-time (preferred)

Description

Solutions for Information Design (SOLID) seeks a Web Developer to join our growing team. SOLID provides social science research and analysis to support public policy decision making as well as web design and development support, including content development, web application development and database design and integration. The Web Developer will be responsible for the development, coding and maintenance of web sites and web applications. The Web Developer will join an agile team where your contributions will be immediately recognized and you will have a major impact on projects. Ideal candidates are creative, self-directed and passionate professionals who stay current on emerging technologies, have excellent programming and communication skills, and thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. The Web Developer must demonstrate effectiveness as a team player and possess strong attention to detail.

Responsibilities

  • Design and implement browser-based user interfaces for current and future web sites and web applications
  • Provide new features and functionality for existing sites and applications
  • Develop and integrate graphical components into the websites and applications
  • Manage and enhance the company’s website content and functionality
  • Locate and correct website bugs, and manage the broken link repair process
  • Perform user interface maintenance and development, including functional enhancements of our custom analysis web application
  • Collaborate with other members of the IT team
  • Participate in quality assurance and testing activities

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Web Development, Computer Science or a related field
  • Three to five years of web application development work experience
  • Proficiency in Visual Studio, ASP.NET MVC, C#, Razor, SQL/SQL Server, JavaScript, HTML
  • Proficiency in database development, modification and queries
  • Knowledgeable in CSS, jQuery, Bootstrap
  • Ability to produce valid, well-commented code
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and self-manage deadlines of assigned tasks and projects.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

Familiarity with:

  • Responsive web design and CSS media queries
  • Computer graphic and multimedia design software, such as Adobe Creative Suite and the Microsoft Visual Web Developer
  • SharePoint and Office 365 environments
  • IT project management and working in an Agile software development environment

Application

To apply, please fill out the form below.

Policy Analyst

Location: Washington, DC Area (with possibility of telework)
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience
Employment Type: Full-time (preferred)

Description

SOLID is a Northern Virginia based firm that supports a variety of federal government and private sector initiatives with a particular emphasis on research associated with translating military training and experience to civilian jobs and credentials. We are seeking a full-time Policy Analyst.

The ideal candidate must possess the ability to organize, prioritize and accomplish multiple concurrent tasks. They must have strong initiative and be able to work independently, but also be comfortable working remotely with a team of analysts. Due to the military focus of much of our work, this position would be well suited for a military veteran or military spouse.

Responsibilities

The Policy Analyst will work as part of a research team on multiple projects. Job responsibilities may include:

  • Policy analysis
  • Job/task analysis
  • Occupational classification
  • Workforce development research
  • Skills gap analysis
  • Training needs analysis
  • Other social science research and analysis
  • Preparing technical reports
  • Presentations to clients
  • Business process and business rule development and documentation
  • Proposal development

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Policy, Public Administration, Human Resources, or I/O Psychology (or related area)
  • Five years of related experience

Required Skills

  • Excellent research and analytical skills (with an emphasis on types of analysis noted above)
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Strong computer skills including but not limited to Excel, Word, PowerPoint

Preferred Skills

Familiarity with:

  • Occupational classification systems (e.g., SOC, O*NET, OPM)
  • Military occupational classification as well as military education and training
  • Credentialing, including professional certification and licensure
  • The SharePoint and Office 365 environment

SOLID operates under a virtual workplace model, thus this position will be home based. We will provide all the necessary computer equipment and collaboration tools required for the position.

Application

To apply, please fill out the form below.

Research Assistant

Location: Washington, DC Area (with possibility of telework)
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience
Employment Type: Full-time (preferred)

Description

Solutions for Information Design (SOLID) is a Northern Virginia based firm that supports a variety of federal government and private sector initiatives with an emphasis on research associated with translating military training and experience to civilian jobs and credentials. We are seeking the right individual to join our growing team.

The ideal candidate must possess the ability to organize, prioritize and accomplish multiple concurrent tasks. They must have strong initiative and can work independently, but also be comfortable working remotely with a team of analysts. Due to the military focus of much of our work, this position would be well suited for a military veteran or military spouse.

Responsibilities

The Research Assistant will work as part of a research team on one or more projects. Job responsibilities may include:

  • Assist Occupational Analysts with job analysis and occupational classification analysis including skill gap analysis and training needs analysis.
  • Research credentialing agencies and credentials
  • Maintain social media accounts
  • Assist IT department with data management
  • Conduct other social science research and analysis
  • Conduct quality control reviews
  • Prepare technical reports
  • Assist with proposal development

Additional duties may include administrative support tasks.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Excellent research and analytical skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Experience with Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Excel, and Power Point

Preferred Qualifications

Familiarity with:

  • Military occupational classification
  • Military education and training or credentialing, including professional certification and licensure
  • SharePoint environment
  • Social media account management

SOLID operates under a virtual workplace model, thus this position will be home based. We will provide all the necessary computer equipment and collaboration tools required for the position.

Application

To apply, please fill out the form below.