COMPUTER SCIENTIST

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Dec 08, 2021
Closes
Dec 15, 2021
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

DIA employs a variety of professionals who serve throughout the workforce to ensure successful operations. To view this position's duties, click Vacancies to be directed to DIA's online application system. Please make note of the position title and 6-digit Job Opening ID number to which you are interested. You can scroll to the bottom of the page to locate the announcement or click on the "Advanced Search" link and enter in the 6-digit Job Opening ID number in the "Job Opening ID" field.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • - U.S. Citizenship - Drug Test - Security Investigation

All applicants must be U.S. citizens and are subject to a thorough background inquiry.

Qualifications

ASSESSMENT FACTORS

1. Exploits understanding of machine learning, data science, or related disciplines to collaborate on analytic projects or programs throughout the DoD, IC, CCMDs, Foreign Partners, Academia, or Industry.
2. Evaluates potential solutions to complex and high-risk situations by assessing their relevance and impact to the organization
3. Conducts or applies computer modeling to augment or automate technical or complex all-source analytic processes; assists in experimental test design to validate models.
4. Educates analytic teams on inherent biases, risks, and limitations that can arise when applying advanced methods, including artificial intelligence and related processes, to allsource analysis; advises how a subjective understanding of an area of responsibility can combine with scientific methodologies to produce objective, defensible analysis.
5. Makes informed decisions about work priorities to ensure accurate completion of assignments and projects, and makes adjustments as required

HIGHLY DESIRED SKILLS

1. Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning (Supervised and Unsupervised)
2. Data Architect
3. AGILE/SCRUM Experience

Individual Occupational Requirements Series Definition:

This series includes professional positions which primarily involve the application of, or research into, computer science methods and techniques to store, manipulate, transform or present information by means of computer systems. The primary requirements of the work are (a) professional competence in applying the theoretical foundations of computer science, including computer system architecture and system software organization, the representation and transformation of information structures, and the theoretical models for such representations and transformations; (b) specialized knowledge of the design characteristics, limitations, and potential applications of systems having the ability to transform information, and of broad areas of applications of computing which have common structures, processes, and techniques; and (c) knowledge of relevant mathematical and statistical sciences.

Basic Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in computer science or bachelor's degree with 30 semester hours in a combination of mathematics, statistics, and computer science. At least 15 of the 30 semester hours must have included any combination of statistics and mathematics that included differential and integral calculus. All academic degrees and course work must be from accredited or pre-accredited institutions.

Evaluation of Education:

Applicants should have sufficient knowledge to understand the fundamental concepts and techniques of computer science. Courses designed to provide an introduction to computer science techniques and methodologies, to problems of system design, and to other specialized fields are acceptable. Courses or experience in teaching elementary, business, or shop mathematics are not acceptable.

Additional information

DIA positions are Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) positions in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1601. All applicants must be U.S. citizens at the time of application. Applicants must meet the agency's conditions of employment, to include, but not limited to, satisfactory completion of an initial special background investigation and periodic reinvestigation, completion of any required medical examination and physical requirements, completion of any required personal interviews, favorable completion of any required initial or aperiodic polygraph examinations, completion of any required drug test, satisfactory completion of a two-year Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System trial period, and completion of a civilian mobility agreement. All employees are required to sign an agreement not to disclose, in any fashion, classified information to unauthorized persons. All civilian employees are required to participate in the DoD Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer of Pay (DD/EFT) Program. DIA employees and applicants for employment are protected by federal laws, from discrimination on the bases of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors. Veterans who are preference-eligible or who have been separated from the armed forces under honorable conditions are encouraged to apply.

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