Data Engineer (Asymmetric Threat Statistical Analyst)
Description Summary: Yorktown Systems Group is seeking exceptionally qualified individuals to serve as a Data Engineer (Asymmetric Threat Statistical Analyst). The Asymmetric Threat Analyst provides analytical support to our government client and forward deployed units. You will focus on countering improvised threats and the networks that finance, build, or employ such threats. Duties will include providing large-scale advanced analytics support; collecting, parsing, transforming, and integrating relevant data in support of projects; and providing operational, systems, and intelligence analysis to support the mission.Additional duties may include, but are not limited to: Provide data supporting strategic and operational requests from deployed and deploying units. These data may be used to: assist decision makers with risk assessments, prioritization, and/or to provide leadership with quantitative organizational assessments to support functional evaluations. Develop, document, implement, and automate ETL (extract transform load) processes using SQL(R) and other analytical programming tools that most efficiently import structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data from new and/or dynamic data sources, ensuring data validity, reliability, and availability to users. Collaborate with team members to ensure retrieval of information pertinent to current work and timely dissemination of counter asymmetric threat products. Required Qualifications: Current Top Secret/Specialized Compartmented Information Security Clearance. Master's in a technical discipline plus three (3) years of experience; or Bachelor's in a technical field plus five (5) years of experience. Significant programming experience in SQL(R) (including VBA, and macro). Significant experience programming in at least one other programming language (Python, R, Perl, C++) The ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing. Desired Qualifications: SQL Certified Programmer certificate prior to employment. Degree in one of the following disciplines: Operations Research, Applied Mathematics, Engineering, Science, Computer Science, Mathematics, or Statistics. Experience using Python libraries including pandas, scipy, numpy, matplotlib, requests, or similar libraries in another programming language. Knowledge of how to utilize business intelligence tools and processes that improve readability of and access to data, through the creation of stored/scheduled processes and effective visualization. Ability to create complex programs that ingest, parse, clean, transform, and analyze large (millions of records) datasets; to apply mathematical and statistical models to real-world data, and; to deliver analytical results through written and oral presentations. Prior experience utilizing ETL software (eg, PowerCenter, Pentaho, PLSQL), Business Intelligence software (eg, SAS(R) BI, Oracle BI, Cognos, Business Objects), or Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) software (eg, ESRI ArcGIS(R) suite) is preferred. Experience interacting with "big data" systems such as Hadoop or Amazon Web Services (AWS). Experience using Alteryx Designer to build/manage workflows. Prior experience as an all-source intelligence analyst or ORSA Prior experience with Counter UAS operations. Clearance: Must possess a TOP SECRET/SCI ClearanceLocation: Reston, VATravel: Some travel maybe required Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt Location Reston This position is currently accepting applications.