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Job #: R-00012886
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:

Leidos is currently seeking an experienced Data Scientist to lead an emerging customer effort. This position will have freedom to design and develop methods, processes, and systems to consolidate and analyze structured and unstructured data and will develop information tools, algorithms, dashboards, and queries to monitor and improve customer data processing. The successful candidate will:
  • Influence development of solutions that impact strategic project/program goals
  • Recommend and develop new technical solutions, products, and/or standards in support of functions strategy and operations
  • Lead and manage works of other technical staff that has significant impact on project results/outputs
  • Resolve highly complex problems using significant application of technical knowledge, conceptualizing, reasoning and interpretation
  • Develop solutions that are highly innovative, and achieved through research and integration of best practice

  • Strong knowledge of programming languages (e.g., Python JavaScript, SQL, Pig, or R), analysis tools and concepts, data mining methods, database structures, and analytic information extraction and visualization
  • Ability to identify, retrieve, manipulate, relate and/or exploit multiple structured and unstructured data sets from various sources, including building or generating new data sets as appropriate
  • Ability to initiate the efficient implementation of methods, tools, and algorithms using a comprehensive range of technologies
  • Demonstrated strong writing and briefing skills to with the ability to coherently communicate highly complex technical information to senior customer personnel in an engaging manner

  • Experience with Hadoop framework, MapReduce, Hive, Pig, or other open source data analytic tools.

Clearance: TS//SCI with Polygraph

Education/Experience: BA/BS in Computer Science, Mathematics or a related discipline with 15 years of relevant experience, or MA/MS in Computer Science, Mathematics or a related discipline with 12 years of relevant 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 32,000 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 .

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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