Data Scientist/Active Top Secret

Location: Washington, DC
Date Posted: 12-03-2018
All qualified resumes will receive feedback within 24 hours
Must have an Active Top Secret Clearance
In this position, the candidate will apply complex data analysis in support of mission issues.

Essential Functions:
  • Apply complex analysis of data in support of mission problems, with expertise in problem solving, scripting in multiple languages, as well as the creation and/or implementation of tools and processes that aid in advanced analytics, testing and quality assurance, and DevOps;
  • Use and develop statistical analysis, modeling, simulation, and machine learning methods;
  • Comfort with complex mathematical concepts and models;
  • Experience in Scripting, data collection and data management services;
  • Perform enterprise-wide data collection, storage, and manipulation; and, develop and implement automated testing frameworks.
Required Skills:
  • Clearance: Active TS clearance (SCI Preferred)
  • Must be a US citizen
  • DHS HQ EOD required to start
  • BS degree in a related scientific or engineering discipline from an accredited college or university and ten (10) to fourteen (14) years of progressive experience, or an MS degree in a related scientific or engineering discipline, and eight (8) to twelve (12) years of progressive experience, or a Ph.D. degree in a related scientific or engineering discipline and four (4) to seven (7) years of progressive experience;
  • Experience with the following tools/languages: Python, R, STATA, Mathematica, Pig/Piglet, SQL, PostgreSQL, NoSQL, MSSQL, C++, bash, JMP, ROOT, Latex, MATLAB, Java, Javascript, XML, C++, MapReduce;
  • Experience with AWS/cloud development and solutions architecture;
  • Experience with Agile Methodology/Scrum Development and DevOps;
  • Familiar with Jira and Confluence;
  • Experience working with multiple stakeholders, gathering requirements, analysis and integration resulting in informed deconning making, explaining highly technical concepts to a non-technical audience;
  • Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines. Regular attendance is necessary and required;
  • Must be able to work a 40-hour work week, normally Monday through Friday. However, times and days may vary depending on business requirements. Needs to be available to work overtime during critical peaks and be available to meet last minute requests for overtime should the situation occur;
  • Must be well-organized with the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously;
  • Able to work well with and support co-workers and clients;
  • Have clear, concise and accurate communication skills;
  • Must be able to communicate, verbal and written, effectively;
  • Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with clients, management and employees;
  • Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to the employee or others;
  • Must be able to support and work in a proactive team environment;
  • must be willing to travel as needed;
  • Must hold the safety of yourself and those around you as the number one priority in the workplace.
Preferred Qualifications (Nice to have but not required):
  • AWS Solutions Architect;
  • Certified ScrumMaster;
  • Master’s Degree/PHD.
Physical Requirements:
  • Inside office environment;
  • Working at a computer or desk;
  • May involve long periods of sitting;
  • The work environment is fast-paced and sometimes involves extreme deadline pressures. The nature of the work requires a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with other members of the staff as well as individuals across the Company and Customers.
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