Junior Data Scientist

Full time

Employment Information

Ventus Executive Solutions (VES) is a small company that works in the innovation and consulting arena and hires particularly talented individuals. At VES, we prioritize our employees' well-being, fostering a workplace culture that values and supports each individual. We are dedicated to promoting mentorship and personal development, recognizing that our team’s growth is integral to our collective success. We offer excellent salaries and benefits.

VES is seeking a Junior Data Scientist with an active security clearance to join our exciting team. This role provides the opportunity to develop technical and security-related skills while being part of a great team.

This opportunity is ideal for someone with strong foundational skills in Python programming. The Junior Data Scientist in this role will process and analyze large datasets using Python while ensuring the security and integrity of the data is in full compliance with security protocols. This person will also assist in developing and implementing machine learning models using Python libraries. The ideal candidate has as basic understanding of machine learning concepts and algorithms. The candidate should have the ability to present complex data-related findings in a clear and concise manner.

The anticipated work location is in the Arlington, VA or Dahlgren, VA (we anticipate a position in each location).

Travel: Infrequent local travel

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Data Science, Computer Science, Statistics, or a related field
  • Familiarity with data analysis and visualization libraries in Python (e.g., pandas, NumPy, Matplotlib).
  • Strong problem-solving skills with attention to detail.
  • Detailed-oriented
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities.

Clearance: SECRET

Desired Experience

  • Experience working in a secure, data-sensitive environment.
  • Knowledge of additional programming languages or big data tools
  • Prior experience or internships in data science or related fields

VES provides our government and commercial clients with a range of professional and innovation services including: technology innovation acceleration, business consulting services, professional engineering and program oversight, and program and budget support. We support analysis and studies in a variety of areas including defense, energy and health care where we aid organizations in solving complex problems in new and innovative ways. We work with our clients to identify core issues and then put together a cost-effective world-class team to solve problems and enable our clients to create and seize opportunities. VES is a Certified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB).

VES is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.


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