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Job #: R-00026227
Location: Hampton, 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/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

Designs and develops methods, processes, and systems to consolidate and analyze structured and unstructured, diverse sources including “big data” sources. Develops and uses advanced software programs, algorithms, querying and automated processes to cleanse, integrate and evaluate datasets and models complex business problems. Is familiar with disciplines such as Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, Predictive modeling, Statistical Analysis and Hypothesis testing. Works with cross-discipline teams in order to ensure connectivity between various databases and systems. Identifies meaningful insights and interprets and communicates findings and recommendations. May develop information tools, algorithms, dashboards, and queries to monitor and improve business performance. Maintains awareness of emerging analytics and big-data technologies.

Primary Responsibilities

The Data Scientist SME candidate will works with stakeholders to identify opportunities for leveraging Air Force (AF) data to drive  solutions.  Mine and analyze data from AF 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 AF outcomes.  Develop AF 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.

Desired:

R-Programming Experience

Experience with Python Coding, JAVA, PERL and C++

Experience with SQL Database/Coding

Experience with Data Visualization

Basic Qualifications

10+ years’ working in the intelligence community.

Experience supporting the ACC ISR enterprise

BS degree and 12 – 15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 – 13 years of prior relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications

R-Programming Experience

Experience with Python Coding, JAVA, PERL and C++

Experience with SQL Database/Coding

Experience with Data Visualization

Masters Degree

Terminal Degree

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

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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