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Job #: R-00003468
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Data Scientist
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:

This role uses Data Science and engineering techniques to to support and advance analytic tradecraft, exploitation of data sets and solving customer hard problems. This role devises, evaluates and uses algorithms for Natural Language Process (NLP), Social Network Analysis (SNA) and Machine Learning (ML). This role uses large data sets to perform entity resolution and extraction for work products and creates models to test the effectiveness of different courses of action. This role collaborates across a team of Data Scientists, Data Administrators, and Data Engineers to produce work products.

Primary Responsibilities

  • This role designs and develops methods, processes, and systems to consolidate and analyze structured and unstructured, diverse sources including "big data" sources.
  • This role develops and uses advanced software programs, algorithms, query techniques, models complex business problems, and automated processes to cleanse, integrate, and evaluate datasets.
  • This role analyzes the requirements and evaluates technologies for data science capabilities including Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, predictive modeling, statistical analysis and hypothesis testing.
  • Works with cross-discipline teams to ensure connectivity between various data sources and business problems.
  • Identifies meaningful insights and interprets and communicates findings and recommendations.
  • This role develops algorithms and analytical techniques to improve business performance.
  • Maintains awareness of emerging analytics and big-data technologies.


Basic Qualifications

  • Master's degree in engineering, computer science, or other related technical field or Bachelor's degree in a business or management-related field accompanied by experience managing technical requirements in complex programs.
  • Experience displaying expert domain knowledge in a technical field.
  • Experience negotiating complex scenarios and challenges and devising courses of action to resolve situations with predictable outcomes.
  • Experience leading critical objectives where decision making is of utmost concern to the outcome.
  • Experience supervising others.


Candidate must have BS with 15+ years or prior relevant experience or Masters with 13+ years of prior relevant experience.

Candidate must have an active TS/SCI with a polygraph.

NSOINT

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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