Data Scientist
GS5, LLC
NCR, DC, US
1d ago

Minimum Qualifications :

  • Entry Level : 3 Years
  • Journeyman Level : 6 Years
  • Senior Level : 10 Years
  • 3+ years of experience with High-level languages, including Java.
  • 2+ years of experience with distributed scalable big data storage, including Accumulo, Cloudbase, HBase, or Bigtable.
  • Experience in MapReduce programming with Apache Hadoop, the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS), and processing large data stores.
  • Experience with a Real-time large scale data processing engine, including Apache Spark.
  • Experience with using Agile software development methods in a DevOps environment.
  • Experience with developing solutions and integrating and extending free and Open-source software (FOSS) or COTS products.
  • Ability to exhibit flexibility, initiative, and innovation when dealing with ambiguous and Fast-paced situations.
  • BA or BS degree.
  • Must possess an active TS / SCI security clearance.
  • Job Description :

    The Data Scientists are expected to :

  • Entry Level : Applies fundamental concepts, processes, practices, and procedures on technical assignments. Performs work that requires practical experience and training.
  • Work is performed under supervision.

  • Journeyman Level : Possesses and applies expertise on multiple complex work assignments. Assignments may be broad in nature, requiring originality and innovation in determining how to accomplish tasks.
  • Operates with appreciable latitude in developing methodology and presenting solutions to problems. Contributes to deliverables and performance metrics where applicable

  • Senior Level : Possesses and applies a comprehensive knowledge across key tasks and high impact assignments. Plans and leads major technology assignments.
  • Evaluates performance results and recommends major changes affecting short-term project growth and success. Functions as technical expert across multiple project assignments. May supervise others

  • Develop and operationalize innovative Big Data software solutions in direct support of an unconventional warfare client.
  • Perform as a data scientist, helping the team on a distributed scalable Big Data store, including Apache Accumulo, Apache Hadoop, MapReduce programming and technologies, and real-
  • time data processing with Apache Spark.

  • Participate in the development of machine learning, data mining, and statistical or graph-based algorithms designed to fuse and analyze massive data sets.
  • Use expertise to ensure the proper implementation and usage of employed algorithms and bring in cutting-edge innovations from industry and academia.
  • Leverage knowledge of requirements analysis, installation, integration, evaluation, enhancement, maintenance, testing, and diagnosis or resolution.
  • Conduct software development, software integration, statistical analysis, modeling, and simulation all in a rapid DevOps environment.
  • Sync across functional teams, ensuring data science is supporting mission-focused analytic teams and work with rapid prototyping teams on site to deploy new data science capabilities through existing toolsets.
  • Desired Quals :

  • Experience in working with various intelligence disciplines, including GEOINT, HUMINT, MASINT, OSINT, and SIGINT and comprehension of the data and tools associated with these disciplines
  • Experience with intelligence or operations analysis in the DoD or intelligence community
  • Experience with deploying applications in a Cloud environment
  • Experience with designing and developing automated analytic software, techniques, and algorithms
  • Experience with open source software, including GeoWave and MapReduce Geo (MrGEO)
  • Security+ or CISSP and DoD 8570 Compliance Certification
  • Essential Duties of the Job :

  • Ability to communicate task requirement information to client in a clear and concise manner.
  • Must be able to sit and stand for prolonged periods of time, as well as lead and participate in meetings and working groups.
  • Requires visual acuity to use a keyboard.
  • Must be able to attend work each day, during scheduled hours, unless on travel or approved time off.
  • Ability to work on computer for long periods, and communicate with individuals by telephone, email and face-to-face.
  • Physical Demands and Work Environment :

  • While performing duties of job, employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls;
  • reach with hands and arms; talk and hear.

  • Employee must occasionally lift and / or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • May be exposed to chemicals related to office equipment.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate (i.e. general office environment).
  • Benefits :

  • 401 K w / up to 3.5% Company Match
  • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Basic & Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Short & Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Performance and Other Bonuses Available
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Gym Membership (varies by location)
  • Corporate-Sponsored Events
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