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Job #: R-00117220
Location: McLean, VA
Category: Data Scientist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Remote Type: No Remote
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5,000
Group: Intelligence

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Leidos Intelligence Group is seeking a Data Scientist to support an enterprise IT program. The Data Scientist will support the Customer in all aspects of the data management lifecycle.

Primary Responsibilities:

The Customer’s unit provides data management support for a large, high-visibility area of responsibility. The  Customer requires support in all aspects of the data management lifecycle, with a focus on advancing data management tasks, tracking data lifecycle processes, and implementation of the Sponsor’s rules and regulations. The work may be performed independently or within a team environment. The Sponsor needs skills in metadata and data management; cataloging; data ingestion; data sharing; and strong interpersonal skills to be able to work with other units as required. The Sponsor project manager will manage the priorities. The Data Analyst will identify and catalog datasets relevant to the AOR and track datasets through their lifecycle; catalog datasets and records of varying volume, content, and structure following Sponsor requirements, standard operations procedures, and best practices, and provide ad hoc reports from the data catalog on specific topics requested by Sponsor. They will monitor data submissions and track through ingestion lifecycle; monitor data submissions and track through data ingestion lifecycle; coordinate with the Customer and system teams to troubleshoot data management and ingestion issues; and provide support and advice to the Sponsor for data submissions. The Data Analyst will also support the creation of workflows, visuals, and briefing materials for presentations as requested by the Customer; participate in regular meetings under the direction of the Sponsor; coordinate with the Customer to adjust data management priorities as needed; and provide support to the Customer’s organization for data sharing with other organizations. They will  support the Customer’s data compliance objectives by monitoring, tracking, and updating email groups and the training status of stakeholders and coordinate with the Customer to ensure all data handling decisions are tracked in enterprise data catalog.

Basic Qualifications

  • TS/SCI with Polygraph security clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree and 12 years of experience. Work experience can be used/combined with education
  • Demonstrated experience using required processes to move data between systems or networks.
  • Demonstrated experience cataloging datasets.
  • Demonstrated experience working independently and as a team.
  • Demonstrated experience communicating with officers at multiple levels of seniority, including technical and non-technical officers.
  • Demonstrated experience understanding and communicating information about data, including data characterizations such as type, size, and other metadata.
  • Demonstrated experience collaborating with programmers, engineers, and organizational leaders to identify opportunities for process improvements, recommend system modifications, and develop policies for data governance.
  • Demonstrated experience using graphs, infographics and other methods to visualize data.
  • Demonstrated experience developing presentations and reports based on recommendations and findings for internal teams and external clients.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience working through required processes to move data between systems or networks at the Sponsor’s organization.
  • Demonstrated experience working with the Sponsor’s enterprise data catalog.
  • Demonstrated experience working with data and information with unique security concerns.
  • Demonstrated experience applying organizational skills to complex projects.
  • Demonstrated experience working through required processes to move data between the Sponsor’s organization and other organizations.
  • Experience conducting full lifecycle analysis to include requirements, activities and design.
  • Experience creating appropriate documentation for stakeholders to effectively communicate trends, patterns, and predictions using relevant data.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $118,300.00 - $213,850.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 46,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022.  For more information, visit

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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