Job Description

We are currently seeking multiple Data Scientists to fill immediate openings located in Springfield, VA.  The selected candidate should have extensive experience in a relative field such as quantitative methods, statistics, or analytic methodologies. 

Responsibilities:

  • Support quantitative & qualitative integrated assessments of research questions across entire projects to assess the uncertainties* associated with integrated baseline activities and assist in the implementation of risk mitigation actions. *(uncertainty includes work scope gaps, normal estimating, variability/error, and risk events)
  • Qualitative simulations may be performed to forecast an accurate and realistic project schedule to anticipate potential areas of high risk and uncertainty
  • Perform advanced risk analysis across all government requirements, organizational missions, and activities
  • Explores data sets and verifies data quality to gain an understanding of relevant data, then identifies differences in data distribution that could affect performance when deploying the machine learning model in an operational environment
  • Identify data sets of machine learning tests and use cases
  • Develops and tunes machine learning model’s hyper parameters


Qualifications

  • 3+ years experience with deep learning frameworks, and with programming languages such as Python, R, MS SQL, MySQL, NoSQL, MongoDB, Tableau, Hadoop, Spark, and basic libraries (such as scikit-learn and pandas)
  • 3+ years experience in visualizing and manipulating big data sets, including leaflet, plotly, D3, and ggplot
  • 3+ years experience with Linux / Red Hat platforms, and proficient with OpenCV
  • Demonstrated background in data mining and statistical analysis
  • 3+ years experience with pattern recognition and predictive modeling

 

Desired Skills:

  • Streaming device metadata understanding: Understand how to log and capture streaming device metadata
  • Modeling familiarity: Ability to understand how to optimize datasets for use in computational models
  • Network & Transport understanding: Should have an awareness of network architecture and ensuring low-latency database hookups and calls
  • Graph Indexing: Ability to develop logical connections between disparate data via indexing in an efficient manner, and building/understanding graph algorithms to maximize value of retained data
  • AWS familiarity: Ability to use and manage AWS instances as well as coding lambda functions (etc) to minimize expenditure while maximizing throughput
  • Function independently and can present/defend/communicate the results and ideas to key decision makers


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