• Data Scientist

    Job Locations US-VA-Chantilly
    ID
    2019-8325
    Category
    Engineering/Design
  • Overview

    Our client, a market leader and technology innovator, is seeking talented professionals to deliver cutting edge solutions to their customers. Well-respected, with a global presence, our client consistently offers a powerful and robust portfolio of products, services and solutions that help customers successfully execute their missions in today’s dynamic environment. With unsurpassed engineering, using an open systems approach, our client solves the nation’s most complex challenges while foreseeing future needs.

     

    Data Scientist

     (US Citizenship Required*)

    Chantilly

    2019-8325

    ACTIVE TS/SCI CLEARANCE REQUIRED

    Responsibilities

    • Participate in the research, design and development systems software, software applications and/or tools for new programs and subprograms
    • Identify and make enhancements, modifications, and corrections to existing software and/or data model
    • Identify new machine learning and advanced analytics methodologies based on available data sets, and implement dynamic models/algorithms
    • Collaborate with Insider Threat analytic personnel to understand their mission needs, and identify forward thinking data science approaches for operationalization
    • Participates as a Subject Matter Expert in internal review of software components and systems utilizing machine learning    
    • Participate in collaboration activities with senior management and leadership within the customer space
    • Assist in the design, development, testing, and validation of multiple modeling design concepts to include but not limited to statistical, mathematical, and simulation models
    • Apply agile software development methodologies such as Scrum in the performance of tasks

    Qualifications

    • A TS/SCI security clearance with the ability to obtain a Polygraph is required at time of hire. Candidate must be able to obtain the Polygraph within a reasonable amount of time from date of hire.
    • Capable of working on complex problems of diverse scope or situations or data that requires in-depth evaluation of variable factors
    • Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results
    • Detailed and very strong knowledge of technology trends and champions new ideas and product and process improvements
    • Very strong ability to excel at the development of new theories and methods
    • Very strong awareness of business objectives and Engineering's role in achieving
    • Very strong ability to be creative, innovative and responsible, and able to master advanced decision-making skills
    • Very strong ability to grasp and apply new information quickly
    • Shows initiative on assignments, and professionally executes projects as a technical SME with little or no direction
    • Very strong ability to be a team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success, meeting and exceeding personal and team commitments
    • Very strong written and verbal communications skills 
    • Very strong ability to recognize and clearly report relevant information
    • 5+ years of experience with machine learning
    • 5+ years of experience with standard data science tool-sets
    • A strong computational mathematics background
    • A strong understanding of SQL and NoSQL databases
    • Python and/or Javascript experience

     

    *US Citizenship is required by law, regulation, executive order, or government contract.

     

    Education and Experience:

    • Bachelor's degree in software engineering or a related technical field is required (or equivalent experience), plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience. Agile experience preferred.

     

    Moseley Technical Services, Inc. and our client are AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled Employers.

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