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Job #: R-00027863
Location: McLean, 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 with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

  • Leidos has a need for an analyst or data scientist with experience in training for a project located in Mclean, VA. 

    In this role, candidate will work at a customer site to provide intelligence support for analytic methodologist customers across regional domains to include analysis and research for industry, infrastructure, technology, biographic, and targeted vulnerability. Provides support to analysis of social networks on an ad hoc basis as directed. The ideal candidate is able to make sense of large datasets in support of network and geospatial analysis.

    20% of the candidate’s time will also be dedicated to supporting and instructing an introduction and advanced social network analysis class.

    Work on quantitative analysis projects

    Support the development of new methodologies

    Support the development of customer’s analytics codebase

    Train customer in use of social network analysis methodologies

    Required Skills and Experience:

    • TS/SCI with Poly required to be considered
    • Bachelor's Degree and at least 4 years' experience
    • Experience with Python, R, or other programming languages
    • Familiarity with relational data and quantitative analysis thereof
    • Strong basic computer skills (Microsoft office, specifically excel)
    • Strong presentation skills and ability to interact positively with students in a learning environment
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Experience with Github
    • Experience with network analysis tools such as Analyst’s Notebook, Renoir, ORA, or UCINET
    • Experience with Social Network Analysis and/or Geospatial Analysis

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph


Yes, 10% of the time

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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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