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Job #: R-00000781
Location: Laurel, MD
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

Job Description:

Leidos is currently seeking a Principal Data Scientist with a TS/SCI Polygraph in Laurel , Maryland.

PROGRAM SUMMARY: Do you enjoy being a part of small teams that work closely with the customer? Does big data pique your interest? Our Prototype Development Support program is looking for candidates with a strong mission focus to do new development and rapid prototyping. Someone who can figure out smarter, better ways to discover new targets or support mission analysis.

As a Principal Data Scientist, you will perform analysis of On-Net Pursuit Cybersecurity Operations data by applying data science and machine learning techniques to enhance the ONP mission. You will identify and apply the most appropriate supervised and unsupervised machine learning techniques, including various regression, classification, clustering, reinforcement learning, and anomaly detection algorithms to ONP data sets. Additionally, you will evaluate and integrate existing data science capabilities into ONP workflow.

Master's Degree with 15+ years of experience or Doctorate Degree with 13+ years of experience.

  • At least 13 years of general experience in computer science, computer engineering, mathematics, or a related discipline
  • At least 5 years of experience in software-intensive projects and programs for government or industry customers.
  • At least 5 years of the experience must have been as a software engineer supporting software architecture development, requirement analysis, process execution and evaluation, selection and evaluation of COTS/GOTS tools, and integration (with both new and existing systems).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experiencing utilizing data science techniques against big data
  • Experience utilizing machine learning techniques
  • Scripting (Perl, Bash, Python) experience is required
  • Database (MySQL, SPLUNK) integration is desired
  • Must be able to work in a team environment
  • Desired experience with general Protocol processing experience
  • Experience working with Enterprise data warehouses is desired

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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