Data Scientist

Employer
Perspecta
Location
Bethesda, MD
Posted
Jan 21, 2021
Closes
Jan 25, 2021
Ref
1650990402
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
Business Group Highlights Intelligence The Intelligence group provides high-end systems engineering and integration products and services, data analytics and software development to national and military intelligence customers. Serving federal agencies and the Intelligence Community for more than 50 years, the Intelligence group helps our clients meet their mission needs by providing trusted advisors, leading-edge technologies, and innovative solutions. Responsibilities 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 (JavaLinuxRubyPython) 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 functions for the Data Scientist include the following Have a strong background in research design, exploratory analysis, quantitative methods, and user interface application design Have a mix of intellectual curiosity, quantitative acumen, and customer-focus to identify novel sources of data across a range of fields, to improve the performance of predictive algorithms, and to encourage user adoption of high-end data analytics platforms in partnership with a highly qualified, highly motivated team. Manage multiple simultaneous projects and take open-ended or high-level guidance, independently and collaboratively make discoveries that are missionrelevant, and package and deliver the findings to a non-technical audience. Work closely with software developers, program managers, and data analysts on small teams. Work on projects analyzing a variety of big data covering national security, cyber security, and business intelligence. Work to influence project leadership regarding solution design, process, and approaches. Use your ingenuity and creativity to develop new technical solutions and systems. Qualifications Required Qualifications Bacheloraposs Degree TSSCI with Poly level clearance required At least 15 years of experience as a Data Scientist or Data Analyst in the IC Professionalstrong understanding of enterprise-level data analysis, machine-learning, operations research, modeling, and businessmission intelligence tools. Developing, implementing, integrating, and evaluating IC data architecture-related projects. Professionalstrong understanding of preprocessing of structured and unstructured data. Desired Qualifications Bacheloraposs Degree (Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics or Data Mining) For Colorado Residents About Perspecta What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sector-from investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering. Our promise is simple never stop solving our nation's most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector. Perspecta is anAAEEOEmployer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

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