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).
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)