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Job #: R-00025642
Location: Herndon, 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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Job Description:

Leidos is seeking Data Analysts with TS/SCI Polygraphs to work on an intelligence community information technology (IT) contract in the Reston, VA, area. Data analysts are responsible for big data analysis and will support improvements to processes and systems that support the consolidation and analysis of structured and unstructured big data.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Collect and analyze datasets, create metrics dashboards, and propose process improvements based on
  • analytic findings.
  • Use advanced software programs, algorithms, queries and automated processes to cleanse, integrate and
  • evaluate datasets and model complex business problems.
  • Identify meaningful insights and communicate findings and recommendations.
  • May support the development of information tools, algorithms, dashboards, and queries to monitor and
  • improve business performance.
  • Maintain awareness of emerging analytics and big-data technologies.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:  Typically requires BS and 4 – 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 – 6 years of prior relevant experience.

Basic Qualifications

  • TS/SCI with Polygraph

Preferred Qualifications

  • M.S. or Phd
  • Proficient with SPLUNK
  • Proficient with Tableau
  • Proficient with SQL
  • Expertise in disciplines such as Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, Predictive modeling, Statistical Analysis and Hypothesis testing.

Positions are available at multiple experience levels.


External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph



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Data Scientist


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

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