Data Scientist

Full time

Employment Information

KBR is looking to add a Data Scientist with Natural Language Processing (NLP) & BI tools experience to our team. Due to contract requirements, candidates must be US Citizens and hold an active/current D.O.D Secret clearance.

In this role, you will…

  • Discover NLP approaches to deliver insights and develop predictive models to meet customer needs.
  • Utilize standard data science approaches such as data ingest, ETL, preprocessing, model building, model deploying, and monitoring models once deployed.
  • Demonstrate experience working with raw data by processing and ingesting it into a database, cleaning it to be fed into a model, deploying it for some application, and explaining findings clearly to a general audience.
  • Troubleshoot problems with data ingesting and processing
  • Contribute to research and identification of the most accurate model architecture for current problems.
  • Collaborate in data science meetings by presenting on theoretical or applied data science topics.
  • Demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot in cloud environments such as AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud.
  • Familiarity with machine learning platforms, such as CDSW
  • Develop visualizations to convey meaningful insights.
  • Present insights from models to a non-technical crowd to convey findings
  • Suggest meaningful approaches, models, and services to address problems.
  • Stay informed about trends and recent capabilities within data science.

Required Education, Skills, & Experience

Education: A bachelor’s degree in data science, statistics, computer science, or a related quantitative field. Clearance: Active/Current D.O.D Secret Clearance Experience: 2 years of relevant work experience

  • Proficient in Python; other equivalent languages are considered.
  • Experience with BI tools such as QlikSense, Tableau, PowerBI, Zoomdata, etc.
  • Experience in NLP approaches, machine learning techniques, and neural networks
  • Competent in using SQL and other relational database query languages
  • Highly Desired Education, Skills, & Experience Education: Masters in data science, statistics, computer science, or a related quantitative field.


  • Excellent communication skills
  • Exposure to one more neural network framework – Tensorflow, Torch/ PyTorch, ONNX, etc
  • Previously worked with distributed computing environments such as Hadoop.

Contract Requirements Regarding Education And Experience Will Prevail.

Salary range: $86K-$110K When you become part of the KBR team, your career opportunities are endless. Our people are the heart of everything we do here at KBR. We Value our People!

KBR offers a selection of competitive lifestyle benefits, which could include a 401K plan with company match, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, flexible spending account, disability, paid time off, or flexible work schedule. We support career advancement through professional training and development.

At KBR, we are passionate about our people, sustainability, and Zero Harm culture. These ideals form all that we do and are at the heart of our commitment to, and ongoing journey toward, being a more inclusive and diverse company. That commitment is central to our team of team’s philosophy and fosters an environment of real collaboration across cultures and locations. Our individual differences and perspectives enhance our teams' value and help us develop solutions for the most challenging problems. We understand that embracing those differences and working together makes us more innovative, resilient, and safer. We Deliver — Together.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.


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