As part of an Agile Team, the Junior Data Scientist helps to design, develop, and maintains software applications using a tailored SAFe Agile DevSecOps Scrum process. This role implements data auditing, reporting, and security through the use of existing tools and developing new ones. Familiarization with a broad range of data analysis tools and techniques is required. This role assists in complex projects requiring data analysis, interpretation, and communication to support decision-makers and customers.
- Create innovative solutions to meet the technical needs of customers
- Develop custom data models and algorithms to apply to data sets
- Participate in the development of documentation
- Coordinate closely with customers, Scrum Masters, and cross-functional areas to communicate project statuses and initiatives
- Analyze data to effectively coordinate the installation of new systems or modifications to existing systems
- Support the Agile software development lifecycle
- Communicate key project data to team members and build team cohesion and effectiveness
- Develop and execute project plans leveraging Atlassian tool suite such as JIRA and Confluence to track activities
- Apply best practices and standard operating procedures
- Candidate must have an active TS/SCI with polygraph
- Candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree and have three (3) years of prior relevant experience. A Masters degree with less than two (2) years of prior relevant experience will be considered as well.
- Additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of education
- Knowledge of a variety of machine learning techniques (clustering, decision tree learning, artificial neural networks, etc.) and their real-world advantages/drawbacks
- Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts (regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests and proper usage, etc.) and experience with applications
- Experience visualizing/presenting data for stakeholders
- Experience querying and analyzing machine logs
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills for coordinating across a team
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
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 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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