Sr Princ Analyst, Functional w/Polygraph
Analyzes user needs and performs research and functional analysis on a variety of projects. Location: McLean. Hours: 8-5 (but flexible schedule permitted). Programming experience in Java and Python. Experience with XML, JSON, SAS, R, SQL, S-Plus, and ETL. This position will help enable and grow the Customer's content analysis effort. Technical expertise with Python and Hadoop; who can assist the Customer in building a program to analyze and make sense of rich unstructured text data sets in response to new requirements. Customer seeking technical and data science expertise to help build program to analyze data.We are looking for an individual with technical and data science expertise who can assist the Customer in building a program to analyze and make sense of rich unstructured text data sets in response to new requirements. 1. Analyzes user needs to determine functional requirements for a wide variety of projects. 2. Performs technical assessments aimed at improving client systems. 3. Performs functional allocations to identify tasks and their inter-relationships. 4. Researches, identifies, and recommends resources required for task execution and completion. 5. Performs functional modeling based on requirements analysis. 6. Develops new systems or updates existing systems to meet client needs. 7. Serves as technical advisor to clients in assigned subject areas, recommends functional changes, and identifies areas for further investigation. 8. Generates recommendations in the form of technical briefings, reports, and other major documents provided to senior level client personnel. 9. Consults with clients to determine optimum design for assigned projects. 10. Identifies emerging relevant technologies that may result in improvements to current processes and systems. 11. Writes and updates project documentation including system procedures, presentations, and training materials. 12. Directs functional testing of various systems. 13. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced analysts, and may have supervisory responsibilities. 14. Serves as technical team or task lead. 15. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies and subject areas. 16. Participates in special projects as required. Education 1. Bachelor's Degree in a related technical discipline. 2. Master's Degree preferred. Qualifications 10-15 years of related experience. Mandatory Skills:• Demonstrated programming experience with Python and Java.• Demonstrated experience with one or more of the following: XML, JSON, or related data formats.• Knowledge of data manipulation, ETL, data storage (Hadoop/HDFS), documentation (Git). Desired Skills: - Demonstrated experience working with COTS and/or customer-developed Natural Language Processing (NLP) and text analytics/content analysis tools/algorithms. • Familiarity with machine learning.• Familiarity with LSI and LDA.- Familiarity with Conceptual modeling.• Familiarity with statistical analysis.• Familiarity with Customer's enterprise data layer, unstructured formats, and contents. As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.