Senior Principal Data Scientist

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Company :
Mantis Security

Location :
Herndon, Virginia

Expiry Date :
Sun, 04 Jul 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Description :
Mantis Security is seeking a Data Scientist with TS/SCI clearance and a CI Poly to work within a major IC agency in support of advanced analyses that require use of Data Science and ML.

The ideal candidate possesses an expert ability to describe findings and techniques tailored to the intended audience, including technical and nontechnical decision makers. Demonstrated experience with Python or R. Possesses knowledge and experience of advanced analytics, cloud architecture, and data storage.


* Performs AI-related software engineering and development activities using an Agile DevSecOps model
* Designs and implements AI and machine learning approaches and algorithms that can be used to enhance analyst effectiveness using tools and techniques such as Java, Python, R, PySPark, and TensorFlow or similar frameworks
* Creates hypotheses for and identifies relationships within data that can be leveraged using advanced analytic methods including AI and machine learning
* Collaborates with other members of the scrum team to create and implement new data labeling and analytic algorithms and visualizations that codify new techniques
* Develops approaches to cross-correlate data sources and ensure consistency among data-sets and builds mathematical models using the data
* Works with human factors engineers and Web software developers to create visualization techniques that aid analysts in understanding data
* Monitors algorithms to measure efficiency and effectiveness and provides recommendations for improvements as needed


* Bachelors degree with 9 years of relevant experience OR a Masters degree with 7 years of relevant experience OR a PhD with 4 years of relevant experience; An additional 4 years of experience maybe considered in lieu of a degree requirement
* 9+ years experience performing AI-related software engineering and development activities supporting, maintaining, and enhancing applications using Agile methodologies
* Experience with AWS, Java, Python, JSON, Spring, Spring Boot, Docker, JIRA, Git, Junit, RDBMS technology, Elasticsearch and/or SOLR, NoSQL technology (Hadoop and/or EMR, Web UI Javascript frameworks (e.g. JQuery, Angular, React)
* Required Clearance: TS/SCI with CI Polygraph


Mantis Security is a leading specialty firm of high caliber talent who specialize in Cyber Operations, Cyber Defense, Information Assurance, Software Development, DevSecOps, Security Engineering, and Cloud Engineering. We enable and protect our nation’s most important IT assets and invest in long term career development of every employee!