The Defense Group (DG) at Leidos currently has an opening for a Data Scientist/Statistician to work in our Alexandria, VA office supporting our Air Force Research Laboratory customer.
This is an exciting opportunity to utilize your mathematical and data skills for Joint Service missions where warfighters are or may be exposed to chemical, biological, or radiological hazards. The challenges our customer faces require a multidisciplinary approach to providing sound scientifically defensible solutions and guidance.
Review existing information on warfighter performance in a compromised operational environment, such as one contaminated with chemical or biological weapons or radiation.
Generate and analyze data and construct models from data to develop an overall methodology for determining performance deficit(s) in a compromised environment.
Collect data and review data from performance tests.
Perform statistical analyses on multiple data sets.
Review other statistical data from operational performance tests as required.
Prepare briefings and give presentations.
Prepare detailed technical reports.
Bachelor’s Degree in mathematics or statistics; chemistry, biochemistry, physics but with evidence of statistical analysis capability/training with 4 or more years of related experience
Must be able to obtain and maintain at least a SECRET Security Clearance
Basic programming experience necessary for statistical analyses (e.g. R)
Experience with LINUX and virtual machines
Good technical writing skills required
Master’s Degree or 3 years of experience in lieu of Master’s degree.
Able to maintain a TOP SECRET Security Clearance
Familiarity with the Hazard Prediction and Assessment Capability (HPAC) software
JAVA programming experience
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