Lead Data Analytics Developer

Employer
Noblis
Location
Lanham, MD
Posted
Jul 17, 2017
Closes
Aug 07, 2017
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
Responsibilities: The Citizen Services Mission Area (CS) provides guidance and support to its clients in the areas of program and acquisition life cycle management, information technology systems modernization management, applied telecommunications and networking, applied contact centers, and serves as a uniquely neutral technology clearinghouse and information sharing institution. CS is building a behavioral analytics team to support a wide variety of client needs focused on detecting fraudulent electronic transactions/usage. Team members will work collaboratively with the Noblis data analytics architects and data scientists to design and implement an offline and near real time analytics capability, visualization and a near real-time dash boarding and visualization capabilities to support Federal Agencies in strengthening their security posture against fraudulent web transactions to support Federal Agencies in strengthening their security posture against fraudulent transactions. The lead data analytics developer will participate in various aspects of the implementation and operations of the analytics capability, including architecting and developing applications for parsing, ingesting large scale system logs, development of analytical data sets, and design and development of analytical approaches, including machine learning for continuous data processing and analytics. Responsibilities include:Support and lead the design and development of "end to end" electronic transaction visibility, including large scale processing, integration, and analysis of system logs and databases.Conceptual design and development of data ingestion processes, including development of parsing algorithms and scripts to automate log ingestion and synthesis.Support the design and implementation of data integration across data analytics infrastructures.Identification of analytics approaches, and development of supporting analytical data sets.Development of dashboards and reports to assess data performance and quality control.Develop methodologies and analytical approaches to incorporate machine learning.Assist with the development of project status briefings and dashboards for Agency executivesInteract with client project team members and operational staff Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in a computer science, applied mathematics or similar technical disciplines required.Highly focused, detail-oriented temperament are required.Experience in the design, development, integration, testing, and implementation of a large-scale data setsSolid knowledge of data analytics tools and methods; knowledge and experience with SAS analytics, R, or a demonstrated ability to quickly learn new tools and languagesKnowledge of Hadoop is a strong preference.Strong ability to navigate and process large log files in a Linux command line environment, including use of vi editor for application development.Working knowledge of data processing tools/languages including Perl, SQL, Bash, etc.Experience in developing statistical models, and knowledge of machine learning approaches and algorithmsFive or more years of progressive experience in data analytics; specific focus on internet web transactions is preferred.Experience in the design and development, integration, testing, and implementation of a large scale analytics infrastructuresStrong analytic and creative problem solving abilities are requiredStrong teamwork, communication and interpersonal skillsExcellent communication, written, and organizational skillsAbility to work on multiple aspects of a large scale project which includes prioritizing, tracking, attention to detail, follow-up and follow-through to project completionProject management skills preferredExperience with, or exposure to Hadoop and Splunk is considered a plus.Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Overview: Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiaries, Noblis ESI and Noblis NSP, are solving difficult problems that help our government and our country. We bring the best of scientific thought, management, and engineering expertise with a reputation for independence and objectivity. We support a wide range of government and industry clients in the areas of national security, intelligence, transportation, healthcare, environmental sustainability, and enterprise engineering. Learn more at noblis.org/about. Why work at a Noblis company?Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public. Noblis has won numerous workplace awards. Noblis maintains a drug-free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race.