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Job #: R-00018070
Location: Arlington, VA
Category: Data Scientist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

Description

Job Requisition:

Sr Data Scientist

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking qualified, motivated Sr. Data Scientists for an exciting opportunity on a critical program supporting a wide range of intelligence mission areas.   The work location is primarily in the Washington Metro area, but certain positions may require some travel to other domestic or oversees locations. The position requires an active TS clearance with current SCI or SCI eligibility.

Primary Responsibilities:

The successful Sr. Data Scientist shall:

  • Handle and process raw data (e.g. structured, unstructured, and mixed datasets), and analyze data through the application of various statistical techniques or tools
  • Supervise, manage, and review work outputs of lower level data scientists, as required

Basic Qualifications:

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Top Secret Clearance, SCI eligible
  • 4+ years'  experience working with and exploiting big data; distributed computing; predictive modelling; mathematics; statistics; machine learning; story-telling; and visualization
  • Experience with programming languages such as R, SAS, Python, MatLab, SQL, Hive, Pig, C, Java, and Spark
  • Ability to extract meaning from and interpret data using a variety of tools and methods from statistics and machine learning
  • Ability to collect, clean, and wrangle/mung data in a timely manner as part of a cross-functional team in an intelligence, or related, environment
  • Strong working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite, including Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio, and Word
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • High School Diploma/GED and 10 years' relevant experience; Associate's degree and 8 years' relevant experience; Bachelor's degree and 6 years' relevant experience; or Master's degree and 4 years' relevant experience in a relevant field, from an accredited college or university

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active data scientist/ analytics or equivalent certification from IBM, Microsoft, Cloudera, Hortonworks, SAS, etc.

External Referral Bonus:

Ineligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Data Scientist

4000

Civil

Leidos

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

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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Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to spam.leidos@leidos.com.

Commitment to Diversity

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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