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Data Scientist Senior Technical Specialist

Full Time


Chantilly VA 20152 USA

Posted 12/02/2022

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General Position Description: Involved in the analysis of unstructured and semi-structured data, including latent semantic indexing (LSI), entity identification and tagging, complex event processing (CEP), and the application of analysis algorithms on distributed, clustered, and cloud-based high-performance infrastructures. Exercises creativity in applying non-traditional approaches to large-scale analysis of unstructured data in support of high-value use cases visualized through multi-dimensional interfaces. Handle processing and index requests against high-volume collections of data and high-velocity data streams. Has the ability to make discoveries in the world of big data. Requires strong technical and computational skills - engineering, physics, mathematics, coupled with the ability to code design, develop, and deploy sophisticated applications using advanced unstructured and semi-structured data analysis techniques and utilizing high-performance computing environments. Has the ability to utilize advance tools and computational skills to interpret, connect, predict and make discoveries in complex data and deliver recommendations for business and analytic decisions.

Experience with software development, either an open-source enterprise software development stack (Java/Linux/Ruby/Python) or a Windows development stack (.NET, C#, C++). Experience with data transport and transformation APIs and technologies such as JSON, XML, XSLT, JDBC, SOAP and REST. Experience with Cloud-based data analysis tools including Hadoop and Mahout, Acumulo, Hive, Impala, Pig, and similar. Experience with visual analytic tools like Microsoft Pivot, Palantir, or Visual Analytics. Experience with open source textual processing such as Lucene, Sphinx, Nutch or Solr. Experience with entity extraction and conceptual search technologies such as LSI, LDA, etc. Experience with machine learning, algorithm analysis, and data clustering.


Specific Position Description: The individual selected for this position will support the sponsor's organization responsible for transforming acquisition and program management in optimizing programs and accelerating capabilities.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Acquire/develop and/or upload content to Sponsor's website and content management systems (e.g. web portals), develop and apply catalog organization and tagging schemes to improve management efficiency and facilitate user discovery.
  • Support the design, provisioning, and update of the Sponsor's websites as required with text, graphical, video, and other content types.
  • Analyze Sponsor data to provide insights and identify trends.
  • Developing and refining data model(s) and accompanying data structures where needed to capture and report on the composition in a consistent manner over time.
  • Creating data models to support informed executive-level decision making, scenario planning, and strategy development.
  • Working collaboratively with individuals in other work units to develop integrated models that integrate multiple data sets and sources with other types of data to show linkages and patterns.
  • Responding to data inquires with creative visual data presentations.
  • Independently conceive, prepare and communicate through complex graphics, computational models and tools, and written/oral assessments.
  • Continually interface with executive level management requiring the planning, presentation and briefing of information.

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  • Active TS/SCI w/ FS poly
  • A Bachelor's degree (or 3 years of relevant experience/certifications) in Data Science, Information Systems, or a scientific discipline and 15+ years of experience (MS 13+. Phd 10+)
  • Experience with Tableau, Microsoft Outlook , Microsoft Office, SharePoint, PowerPoint, and Enterprise service platforms.
  • Strong interpersonal and critical thinking skills (analysis, judgement, information seeking).
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work independently; self-starter.
  • Proven experience in conducting advanced modeling and data analysis, applying varied mathematical and data analytics techniques and developing models in support of organizational strategy and management.
  • Computer programming skills (languages, packages) as needed to support the management of data and application of tools/models.
  • Proven experience in designing, developing and delivering executive level communications on organization transformation and business process changes. Ability to prepare presentations and present information to senior managers.
  • Proven ability to interact with customers, senior leadership and program managers in a highly matrixed environment.
  • Ability to translate complex findings into an easily understood narrative (i.e., tell a story with the data) in graphical, verbal, and written form.
  • Demonstrated experience providing requirements gathering and analysis, configuration management, performance measurement and metrics.


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Location Chantilly, VA, 20152, United States
Categories Engineering, Data Science, Information Technology
Sec Clearances Top Secret/SCI with Full-scope Polygraph

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Contact Name Cynthia Chapman
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Job Code 126613

Data Scientist Senior Technical Specialist

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