Data Scientist II

Full time

Employment Information

Required Certification(s): Possesses active relevant industry data scientist/data security certification.

About Us: RTL Networks, Inc. is a rapidly growing company primarily focused on providing information technology (IT) support services and personnel to a variety of commercial and government customers for long term contracts. By providing a wide array of professional services and products, we help our customers leverage technology and operate with total confidence in the predictability, security, and reliability of their technology resources to meet business objectives.


RTL Networks is searching for a Mid-level Data Scientist (Data Scientist II) to support an upcoming effort at NAVWAR HQ in downtown San Diego. Data Scientists develop and implement a set of techniques or analytics applications to transform raw data into meaningful information using data-oriented programming languages and visualization software. The ideal candidate will have existing experience with US Navy or other DoD environments and applications.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Apply data mining, data modeling, natural language processing, and machine learning to extract and analyze information from large structured and unstructured datasets.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand business objectives and data requirements, and translate them into data-driven solutions.
  • Apply advanced statistical and mathematical concepts to analyze complex datasets and extract meaningful insights.
  • Develop and implement machine learning models to predict trends, identify patterns, and solve business challenges.
  • Utilize programming languages such as Python and R, along with relevant packages, for data analysis and modeling.
  • Employ data science techniques, data mining, statistics, and graph algorithms to support analytics objectives.
  • Apply structured query language (SQL), non-structured query language (NoSQL), and other data manipulation techniques.
  • Create and maintain data pipelines, integrate APIs, and interact with web application servers and search indexes.
  • Collaborate with IT teams to integrate data science solutions into business processes.
  • Present findings and insights to stakeholders through compelling visualizations and reports.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Cybersecurity, Computer, Electrical, or Electronics Engineer, or Mathematics with a concentration in computer science or equivalent.=
  • Three (3) years of recent professional experience in data science.
  • DoD Secret Security Clearance.
  • Experience with software integration or testing, including analyzing and implementing test plans and scripts.
  • Experience with frequent scripting language use, such as Python and R and using packages commonly used in data science applications or advanced analytics.
  • Experience with data science, data mining, statistics, or graph algorithms to support analytics objectives.
  • Experience applying Structured Query Language (SQL), Non Structured Query Language (NoSQL), Application Program Interface (API) Building, Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL) pipelines, Web Application Servers, or Search Index.
  • Experience using programming languages and products such as Python, Jupyter Notebook, Pandas, Numpy, Requests, or Antigravity.
  • Experience applying complex mathematical and statistical concepts.
  • Experience applying statistical and operations research methods and tools.
  • Experience employing spreadsheets for data manipulation and visualization.
  • Possesses active relevant industry data scientist/data security certification, such as: Comp TIA Cloud Essentials; Microsoft Technical Associate (MTA); Certificate of Cloud Security (CCSK); CompTIA Security+; EMC Data Science Associate (EMCDSA); Cloudera Certified Data Scientists (CCDH); Certified Apache Hadoop Developer (HCAHD); Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSSP); Certified Cloud Professional (CCP); Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD); Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD); Microsoft Certified Solution Expert (MCSE); Private Cloud; Certified Administrator for Apache Hadoop (CCAH).

Preferred Qualifications:

Relevant industry certifications such as:

  • CompTIA Cloud Essentials/Microsoft Technical Associate (MTA)/Certificate of Cloud Security (CCSK)/CompTIA A+/CompTIA Security+/EMC.
  • Data Science Associate (EMCDS)/Cloudera Certified Data Scientist (CCDH)/Certified Apache Hadoop Developer (HCAHD) (Hortonworks)/Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP)/Certified Cloud Professional (CCP).
  • (Cloudera)/Microsoft Certified Professional Developer.
  • (MCPD/Microsoft Certified Solution Developer.
  • (MCSD)/Microsoft Certified Solution Expert.
  • (MCSE)/Private Cloud/Certified Administrator for Apache Hadoop.
  • (CCAH) (Cloudera).
  • SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Must currently hold a security clearance at the Secret level. US Citizenship is a requirement for clearance at this location.


  • The applicant selected for this position must have a current security clearance.
  • U.S. Citizenship required.
  • Chosen applicants will be required to pass pre-employment drug screening and a criminal background check.
  • Copies of certifications are required.

RTL Networks, Inc., is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer making decisions without regard to, age 40 and over, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or any other applicable status protected by state or local law.


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