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Job #: R-00006536
Location: Alexandria, VA
Category: Data Scientist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

Leidos is hiring a Statistician/Data Scientist to work in our Alexandria, VA office supporting our Air Force Research Laboratory customer.

This is an exciting opportunity to utilize your mathematical and data skills for Joint Service missions where warfighters are or may be exposed to chemical, biological, or radiological hazards. The challenges our customer faces require a multidisciplinary approach to providing sound scientifically defensible solutions and guidance.

Primary Responsibilities

Review existing information on warfighter performance in a compromised operational environment, such as one contaminated with chemical or biological weapons or radiation.
Analyze data and construct models from data to develop an overall methodology for determining performance deficit(s) in a compromised environment.
Collect data and review data from performance tests.
Perform statistical analyses on multiple data sets.
Review other statistical data from operational performance tests as required.
Prepare detailed technical reports.

Basic Qualifications

BA/BS and 8+ years of experience OR MA/MS and 6+ years of experience; additional experience may be considered in lieu of degree

Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance

Programming experience necessary for statistical analyses (e.g. R)

Good technical writing skills

Preferred Qualifications

TS/SCI clearance
Familiarity with the Hazard Prediction and Assessment Capability (HPAC) software.
JAVA programming experience

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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