he Defense Group at Leidos currently has an opening for a Data Scientist to work with our customer at Eglin AFB, FL. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience helping the Joint Staff J6 Joint Assessment Division (JAD) conduct system of systems interoperability assessments. In this mission Leidos is helping JAD to transform from a platform centric to data centric assessment posture. The candidate will work with fellow engineers, subject matter experts and analysts in the examination and characterization of Joint All Domain Command and Control (JADC2) data fabrics in terms of data centric attributes, such as visibility, accessibility and usability.
- Leads assessment formulation, planning, execution and reporting, providing expertise in the following areas:
- Technology and assessment methodology research
- Analysis and data collection plan development
- Assessment plan and report writing
- Communicates with JAD government representatives and external JAD customers regarding project objectives, assessment concepts, and assessment methodology
- Communicates assessment results to JAD government representatives and external JAD customers
- Conducts data collection and reduction (Extract, Transform, Load)
- Conducts statistical analysis (primarily Exploratory Data Analysis and Descriptive Analysis; less emphasis on inferential and other types of statistical analysis)
- BS degree and 8+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6+ years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in a technical domain.
- Experience in one or more of the following functional areas:
- Measures development
- Qualitative and quantitative analysis
- Other operations research or data science methods
- Experience in one or more of the following technical areas:
- SQL Tools (e.g., mySQL)
- NOSQL Tools (e.g., MongoDB)
- Data Analysis Tools (e.g., JMP, R, Python)
- Experience with Microsoft Office tools
- Active Secret level clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance
- Experience with coding for analytical purposes (e.g., C#, Excel macros)
- Experience with Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning
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