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Job #: R-00012827
Location: McLean, 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

Description

Job Requisition:

Master Data Scientist - TS/SCI w/ Poly Required

Job Description:

This role uses Data Science and Engineering techniques to satisfy customer requirements. The candidate will evaluate and use algorithms for Natural Language Processing (NLP), Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Machine Learning (ML). This role develops scripts, notebooks or applications (using Python or Java and associated libraries or frameworks: Scikit-Learn, Numpy, Tensorflow, Pytorch, Spark, Spark MLlib, H20.ai, etc.) that utilize, collect, aggregate and clean large data sets to perform analysis, clustering, entity resolution and structured information extraction for work products. Models are trained and refined using these tools and evaluated for effectiveness using appropriate criteria/metrics for the task. This role collaborates across a team of Data Scientists, Data Administrators, Software 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, model complex business problems, and automated processes to cleanse, integrate, and evaluate datasets.
•    This role supports objectives and tasks by leveraging numerous tools and techniques to include Python, Spark,  Splunk, query experience, R and the like. 
•    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 with Python (or Spark), Splunk, and query experience is required. 
•    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. 

Education

Candidate must have Bachelors with 12-15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10-13 years of prior relevant experience. 

Clearance

Must have an active TS/SCI with polygraph for this position.

NSOINT

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Data Scientist

2000

Intelligence

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 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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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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