Leidos has an opportunity for a Data Scientist Senior Technical Specialist to support the EAMS Program. The ideal candidate will be joining a small team and will share the knowledge, workload and the future for a mission critical application. Must be able to work on-site in Reston, VA. Position may require some local travel to customer HQ (on Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling Air Force Base) and the Pentagon. Remote/hybrid work is not available for this position. Work hours are flexible.
Involved in the analysis of unstructured and semi-structured data, including latent semantic indexing (LSI), entity identification and tagging, complex event processing (CEP), and the application of analysis algorithms on distributed, clustered, and cloud-based high-performance infrastructures. Exercises creativity in applying non-traditional approaches to large-scale analysis of unstructured data in support of high-value use cases visualized through multi-dimensional interfaces. Handle processing and index requests against high-volume collections of data and high-velocity data streams. Has the ability to make discoveries in the world of big data. Requires strong technical and computational skills - engineering, physics, mathematics, coupled with the ability to code design, develop, and deploy sophisticated applications using advanced unstructured and semi-structured data analysis techniques and utilizing high-performance computing environments. Has the ability to utilize advance tools and computational skills to interpret, connect, predict and make discoveries in complex data and deliver recommendations for business and analytic decisions. Experience with software development, either an open-source enterprise software development stack (Java/Linux/Ruby/Python) or a Windows development stack (.NET, C#, C++). Experience with data transport and transformation APIs and technologies such as JSON, XML, XSLT, JDBC, SOAP and REST. Experience with Cloud-based data analysis tools including Hadoop and Mahout, Acumulo, Hive, Impala, Pig, and similar. Experience with visual analytic tools like Microsoft Pivot, Palantir, or Visual Analytics. Experience with open source textual processing such as Lucene, Sphinx, Nutch or Solr. Experience with entity extraction and conceptual search technologies such as LSI, LDA, etc. Experience with machine learning, algorithm analysis, and data clustering. Must understand the overall data process from schema design, data gathering, normalizing and preparing for use on systems such as Tableau and ArcGIS. Will interact with functional customers and end users on a daily basis and will prepare weekly quad charts to report status.
- Bachelor’s degree in computer science or software engineering (or in a relevant field). Additional experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
- 10 or more years of related experience.
- Experience with Python scripting, Pandas, Excel
- Experience with Jupyter Notebooks
- Experience with Safehouse
- Experience with Data Analysis, Engineering and Enrichment
- Strong testing and verification skills
- Ability to work in a fast-paced, high visibility environment
- Due to the nature of the government contracts we support, US Citizenship is required.
- TS/SCI with CI Poly required for Position or TS/SCI and willingness to get a poly.
- Security+ or other IAT II/III level certification that is currently active. If not held, selectee will be required to obtain, but will be permitted to start without it.
- ArcGIS automation and modeling
- Experience with SAFEHOUSE web GIS platform
Pay Range $118,300.00 - $182,000.00 - $245,700.00 The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 46,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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