This position is for an industrial organizational (IO) psychologist (IOP) that also performs functions as an exam psychometrician. The position requires a minimum of 3-5 years of experience performing duties as a psychometrician.
The IOP is responsible for conducting, and leading a support team of subject matter experts to, job task analyses (JTAs) for one or more occupational functions across the Department of Defense (DoD). The IOP will design tests / exams and collect empirical data and quantify personal traits of individuals, compare those traits across a population, administer exams to subjects in groups and individually, analyze and provide written reports on the results, and use these combined with professional knowledge, and research on industry best practices provide recommendations to shape the certification program.
The IOP will apply IO psychology experience to ensure the client's products can be used in a high stakes manner (i.e., supporting hiring, promotion, pay, certification award, and discipline decisions) with high confidence. The same experience will be used to ensure client's certification program obtains/maintains accreditation with client-directed accreditation services (currently the National Commission for Certifying Agencies and the Institute of Credentialing Excellence). The IOP will apply JTA information towards building competency models, position descriptions, career path guides, and related professionalization products. The IOP will apply JTA information towards developing requirements for, reviewing, and recommending improvements to education and training related to the JTA on behalf of the client.
Experience using MS Office to build a variety of formal products
Experience conducting psychometric analyses of exam results using industry tools such as Excel, R, or similar tools.
Experience working with DoD training programs
Experience working in DoD and understanding of related processes and terminology
Work Environment: This position is for small (7 person) team working Washington, D.C. For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training, and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs, and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.
GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.