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Job #: R-00044009
Location: Fort Meade, MD
Category: Data Scientist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos is hiring a Data Scientist at Ft. Meade. All work is on site; an active TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph is required!

Leidos is hiring a Data Scientist at Fort Meade, MD. This position is part of a large program supporting Air Combat Command’s (ACC) Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) mission. A candidate must have an active TS/SCI with Polygraph to be considered for the role.

Primary Responsibilities

The Data Scientist candidate will provide a host of services to the Air Force which includes but is not limited to:

Data mining analyzing data from AF and NSA databases to drive optimization and improvement of product development and manpower and personnel strategies. 

Developing custom data models and algorithms to apply to data sets and use predictive modeling to increase and optimize 70ISRW outcomes. 

Developing testing framework and test model quality. 

Developing processes and tools to monitor and analyze model performance and data accuracy. 

Identifying and customizing, if necessary, COTS tools for administration and data collection, or to leverage, support, and integrate the process with tools built for the AF and/or its component elements. 

Providing an advanced capability for data analysis of relevant information from disparate data types, promoting visualization and storytelling to discover insights that help guide business decisions.

Coordinating and facilitating Community of Practice (COP) and working group meetings, to include meeting logistics, agenda development and presenter coordination, day-of execution and facilitation, documentation and distribution of meeting minutes and presentations.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI with a polygraph

  • MA/MS in Computer Science, Math, Data Science, Information Systems or related discipline and 10+ yrs of experience in data modeling, data analysis and/or data science experience 

  • 10+ years in the intelligence community

  • 1+ yrs with Tableau

  • Ability to translate complex, technical, or analytic findings into an easily understood narrative- tell a story with the data in graphical, verbal, or written form.

  • Experience performing research in Data Analytics or big data.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience supporting the ACC ISR enterprise and/or the Air Force

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Data Scientist

  

About 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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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