Data Scientist Expert

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Position Description PENDING_AWARDED_CONTRACT Job_Overview Valiant is Seeking skilled Data Scientist Expert Level to support a fast paced, innovative project supporting our client in the field of data science. Qualifications * Approximately Seven (Expert) years of related experience * Have thorough (Expert) knowledge of individual, organizational, technological, or transnational issues of national security concern * Have prior experience with the Intelligence Community and methodological experience in some of the following areas: * Relationships and discovery (correlating, enriching and prioritizing data about activity among actors, devices or facilities to enable the discovery of structure, roles, key relationships and targets), * Situational awareness (unifying data into a single context, allowing the current situation to be accurately and quickly understood), * Systems modeling (building a computational analog of a real-world system political, military, economic, social or technical to understand how it operates, what it is capable of, and how it may react to shocks), and * Business analytics (supporting data-driven decisions about how we can improve the business of intelligence). * Have thorough (Expert) knowledge of appropriate analytic methods and methodological tools in or all three (Expert) of the following areas: * Applied mathematics (e.g. probability and statistics, multivariable calculus, linear algebra, ordinary and partial differential equations, stochastic processes, graph theory) * Computer programming (e.g., scripting, data parsing/ETL, artificial intelligence, machine learning, math/statistics packages, natural language processing, software versioning, distributed computing) * Visualization (e.g., dashboard creation, network analysis, GIS/geospatial analysis, telemetry analysis) * Have thorough (Expert) knowledge of Python and some of the following software/tools: SQL, R, Hadoop, Spark, Java, C/C++, Git, Bash, Tableau, ArcGIS, Unix commands. * Have thorough (Expert) knowledge of research designs. * Have thorough (Expert) knowledge of collection methods, capabilities, and tasking process. * Familiarity with project management concepts and principles. * Intellectual curiosity; creativity and innovation to go beyond current tools to deliver the best solution to complex problems. * Strong analytical and critical thinking skills. * Ability to leverage multiple data management tools to organize relevant information and make decisions. * Ability to develop comprehensive software applications, as needed. * Ability to translate complex, technical findings into an easily understood narrative (i.e., tell a story with the data) in graphical, verbal, or written form. * Ability to multitask and change focus quickly as demands change. * Ability work collaboratively and effectively in a team environment. * Ability to establish and maintain internal and external professional networks including subject matter experts, collectors, and decision makers that are necessary to carry out tasks or projects. * Applicants who do not possess a TS/SCI with Poly will not be considered for this position. Core_Values INTEGRITY – Honesty, Trust and Respect in every situation EXCELLENCE – Performance, Effectiveness, Quality, and Safety in everything we do INNOVATION – Embracing new ideas and best practice in every service that we provide Valiant Integrated Services is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. NOTICE: Valiant Integrated Services NEVER asks job applicants to issue any payment or service fees to Valiant or its recruiters as part of our application process. Before providing any personal information to outside parties, verify that the job you are applying for appears on our Careers site. Position Requirements Education_Requirements * B.S. or higher in a related field Travel_Requirements * None Qhse_Requirements * Take reasonable care for the Health and Safety of yourself and other persons who may be affected by your actions or omissions. * Conform to all Safety Instructions given by those with a higher responsibility for Health and Safety. * Report all hazards, potential hazards or dangerous situations, including damaged or mislaid personal protective equipment to your Supervisor or Safety Representative. * Report Environmental impacts, anything that results in a change to the Environment as a result of Valiant’s activities, products or services. * Participate in the achievement of Valiant’s QHSE objectives and targets, both those at departmental and company level. Show moreShow less