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Data Scientist

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Company :
Leidos

Location :
McLean, Virginia

Expiry Date :
Tue, 29 Jun 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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JOB DESCRIPTION:

We are seeking a Data Scientist. The position requires an active TS/SCI with Polygraph security clearance. The Scientist will be expected to build statistical models, test hypotheses, interpret, summarize, visualize, and succinctly report on data findings. The Data Scientist will perform research on various data sources, to include unstructured data using quantitative and qualitative content analytics. The Scientist will construct and perform complex database search queries in multiple databases using SQL and API interfaces. The Scientist will perform web scraping and apply various techniques for processing unstructured data. The Scientist will leverage automation and machine learning to manage data, predict scenarios and make recommendations. The Data Scientist will contribute to building new analytical tools and packages across the enterprise and will be expected to collaborate with team members in a highly technical environment. The Data Scientist will be expected to learn and leverage emerging technologies including AWS and Git.

REQUIREMENTS:

* Bachelors degree in a highly quantitative subject or related field ( for example, statistics, mathematics, economics, or related field) and 8 years of experience
* TS/SCI clearance with polygraph required
* Strong experience working with Python or R programming languages
* Experience working with data manipulation, analytic/business insight tools, and data visualization experience
* Experience with SciPy stack or Tidyverse packages
* Experience constructing and performing complex database search queries
* Experience/ knowledge of computer science concepts, data architecture, and experience/knowledge of statistics
* Demonstrated experience using statistical and machine learning techniques including supervised and unsupervised learning and natural language processing
* Experience /familiarity with frequentist statistics and probability including predicative modeling
* Experience with visualizing data using popular packages including Tableau, ggplot or Matplotlib
* Ability to communicate technical findings to non-technical audiences

PREFERRED:

* Experience/knowledge of social network and link analysis tools is desired (e.g. Palantir, i2 Analysts Notebook, or Proton)
* Experience working with Amazon Web Services (AWS) is desired
* Experience with front end web development is desired but not required
* Experience designing and implementing neural network architectures

EXTERNAL REFERRAL BONUS:

Eligible

EXTERNAL REFERRAL BONUS $:

POTENTIAL FOR TELEWORK:

No

CLEARANCE LEVEL REQUIRED:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

TRAVEL:

No

SCHEDULED WEEKLY HOURS:

40

SHIFT:

Day

REQUISITION CATEGORY:

Professional

JOB FAMILY:

Data Scientist

PAY RANGE: