The Defense Group at Leidos currently has an opening for a Data Scientist SME at Fort Meade, MD. This position is part of a large program supporting Air Combat Command’s (ACC) Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) mission.
The Data Scientist SME candidate will works with stakeholders throughout BMI & BMW to identify opportunities for leveraging Air Force (AF) and National Security Agency (NSA) data to drive AFCO solutions. Mine and analyze data from AF and NSA databases to drive optimization and improvement of product development and manpower and personnel strategies. Assess the effectiveness and accuracy of new data sources and data gathering techniques. Develop custom data models and algorithms to apply to data sets. Use predictive modeling to increase and optimize AFCO outcomes. Develop AFCO testing framework and test model quality. Coordinate with different functional teams to implement models and monitor outcomes. Develop processes and tools to monitor and analyze model performance and data accuracy.
TS/SCI cleared with Polygraph
BS degree and 12 – 15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 – 13 years of prior relevant experience.
10+ years’ working in the intelligence community.
Experience supporting the ACC ISR enterprise.
Experience with Python Coding, JAVA, PERL and C++
Experience with SQL Database/Coding
Experience with Data Visualization
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:Yes
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Travel:Yes, 25% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family: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 www.Leidos.com.
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