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Job #: R-00023055
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

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Description

Job Description:

As part of an Agile Team, this role design, develops, and maintains software applications using a tailored SAFe Agile DevSecOps Scrum process. This role requires familiarization with a broad range of data analysis tools and techniques This role leads complex projects requiring data analysis, interpretation, and communication to support decision-makers and customers. This role conducts experimentation in various data science techniques, developing, executing, and maintaining scripts and prototypes to analyze, interpret, visualize, and gain knowledge from numerous data sets individually or in combination to meet mission needs.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Create innovative solutions to meet the technical needs of customers. 
  • Develop custom data models and algorithms to apply to data sets.
  • Participate in the development of documentation.
  • This role conducts experimentation in various data science techniques, developing, executing, and maintaining scripts and prototypes to analyze, interpret, visualize, and gain knowledge from numerous data sets individually or in combination to meet mission needs.
  • Coordinate closely with customers, Scrum Masters, and cross-functional areas to communicate project statuses and initiatives. 
  • Analyze data to effectively coordinate the installation of new systems or modifications to existing systems. 
  • Support the Agile software development lifecycle. 
  • Communicate key project data to team members and build team cohesion and effectiveness.
  • Develop and execute project plans leveraging Atlassian tool suite like JIRA and Confluence to track activities.
  • Apply best practices and standard operating procedures.
  • Experience using the statistical computer language Python to manipulate data and draw insights from large data sets.

Basic Qualifications

  • Experience using Python to manipulate data and draw insights from large data sets.
  • Candidate must have an active TS/SCI with a polygraph.
  • Candidate must have a BS with 8-12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6-10 years of prior relevant experience. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience using statistical computer languages using R, SQL, etc. to manipulate data and draw insights from large data sets.
  • Knowledge of a variety of machine learning techniques (clustering, decision tree learning, artificial neural networks, etc.) and their real-world advantages/drawbacks.
  • Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts (regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests and proper usage, etc.) and experience with applications.
  • Experience visualizing/presenting data for stakeholders.
  • Experience querying and analyzing machine logs.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for coordinating across teams.

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

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.

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