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NS2 Mission

Chantilly VA 20151 USA

Posted 04/19/2024

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Are you looking to be a key member of a small team with big mission impact? Do you enjoy building applications to exploit high-value data? NS2 Mission is seeking a highly motivated, self-directed professional to fill the role of Data Scientist. This position will be joining our team based in the Northern VA area. 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Perform end-to-end quality assurance of data feeds and data sets.
  • Provide support for data triage and assessment at the Sponsor’s site.
  • Identify and document areas for improvement in workflows or systems.
  • Attend regular stand-up meetings.
  • Cross-train on existing collection tools.
  • Support building, monitoring, alerting, and reporting out (e.g. dashboards).
  • Research and document options for collecting or aggregating data from a variety of web based and internal Sponsor platforms.
  • Evaluate web based platforms’ ability to detect or deny access.
  • Make recommendations on approaches to acquire information.
  • Use Sponsor-network APIs to programmatically access data.
  • Create, maintain, and enhance systems in support of data exploitation.
  • Create or improve custom collection scripts written in Python.
  • Create or improve scripts leveraging APIs for collection needs.
  • Automate data management and dissemination steps.

Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience programming in Python.
  • Demonstrated experience performing statistical analysis, testing, and modeling using Python or R.
  • Demonstrated experience analyzing questions, formulating requirements, determining suitable analytic approaches, evaluating results, and communicating findings to partners and stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated experience working with data in a variety of structured and unstructured formats.
  • Demonstrated experience with a variety of database tools, such as SQL and Presto, and data lakes/S3 data.
  • Demonstrated experience with data visualization tools, such as notebook-based visualization libraries, especially Elasticsearch, Kibana, and Tableau.
  • Demonstrated ability to translate complex, technical findings into an easily understood narrative in graphical, verbal, or written form.
  • Demonstrated experience with AI/ML, such as natural language processing in a production environment.

Position Clearance Requirement:


Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain or maintain a U.S security clearance which requires U.S citizenship.

NS2 Mission is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. NS2 Mission is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws.

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Location Chantilly, VA, 20151, United States
Categories Data Science
Sec Clearances Top Secret/SCI with Full-scope Polygraph

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Contact Name Cristina McDonell
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Primary Phone (571) 837-0770
Job Code 1278

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