Looking for the opportunity to work on problems that matter, with colleagues that share your interest and expertise in AI and Machine Learning?
Leidos is looking for an Sr. Statistical Python Programmer to apply their statistical and Python programming expertise to help Leidos research, develop, and commercialize technologies enabling Predictive Analytics and data mining applications. Specific areas of R&D include Statistical Modeling, hypothesis testing, Predictive Methods (Decision Trees, Neural Networks, Regression, Classification, Cluster Analysis), AI Explainability, Visual Analytics, and NLP methods. You should be strongly experienced in Python coding and visualization building skills and have knowledge of commonly used ML libraries (SciKit-learn). Statistics, web app development, big data and ML Ops experience is a plus.
We are looking for someone who is intellectually adaptive, likes to collaborate, inquisitive, and capable of conducting original science. You will work alongside junior and senior research/data scientists and software engineers with expertise in statistical methods, optimization algorithms, information retrieval, UI development, information science, machine learning and artificial intelligence, and software design.
You will work with a team of researchers and ML Engineers to operationalize your research and make resulting tools and technologies deployable into operational environments. You will contribute to R&D of new approaches that produce measurable advances over state of the art. You will collaborate with a team of AI/ML researchers and data/software engineers with expertise in subpopulation identification, statistical significance testing, optimization techniques, visualization development, predictive analytics, information retrieval, UI development, information science, artificial intelligence, and basic NLP solutions.
Research and Develop methods for optimization and/or statistical data modeling
Research and Develop methods for Data Mining
Create user interfaces and graphics
Create, analyze, and assess prototypes of developed methods
Communicate results of research through Jupyter notebooks, formal reports, demos, and working groups
Utilize cloud-based infrastructure for executing and scaling R&D
Support productization of methods through software development, containerization, and CI/CD
Work on AWS projects
Significant Python programming
Masters degree in Statistics or Operations Research with 6+ years of applied experience in Statistics, Optimization, Mathematics, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science, or Software Engineering. PhD in relevant field is preferred.
Practical hands-on experience with developing machine learning algorithms, visualizations, web apps
Advanced level Python programmer
Ability to lead transition projects
Must be a U.S. Citizen and be able to obtain a federal security clearance.
AWS experience and certifications
Experience using machine learning Python packages
Big data experience
Experience with software engineering
Experience with basic Natural Language Processing (NLP) modules
Experience with R
Excellent organization and documentation skills
Pay Range:Pay Range $101,400.00 - $183,300.00
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.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® innovation company rapidly addressing the world’s most vexing challenges in national security and health. The company's global workforce of 47,000 collaborates to create smarter technology solutions for customers in heavily regulated industries. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $15.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2023. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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