Data Scientist/Data Engineer - Military veterans preferred

General Dynamics Mission Systems (


  full-time   employee

Ft Meade
United States

Basic Qualifications
Experience with software development (i.e., Integrated Development Environments (IDE), build automation, version control, dependency management, application lifecycle management, integrated testing, unit testing, software development methodologies, and operating systems) (e.g., Eclipse, IntelliJ IDEA, Maven, Git, Spring Boot, JIRA, Jenkins, Junit, Scrum, Windows, or Red Hat Linux)
Experience with data management/flow (e.g., NiFi or Logstash)
Experience with Programming Paradigms (i.e., Functional and Object-Oriented) (e.g., Scala, Java, or R)
Experience with visualization (e.g., Kibana)
Experience in Signals Intelligence (SIGINT)
Experience with databases systems (i.e., NoSQL column and document-oriented) (e.g., Accumulo, MongoDB, or Elasticsearch)
Experience in machine learning (i.e., Linear Discriminant Analysis, Classification and Regression Trees, K-Nearest Neighbors, Support Vector Machines, and Random Forest) (e.g., R or MapReduce)
Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in software engineering or a related technical field is required (or equivalent experience), plus a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience. Agile experience preferred.
Clearance Requirements:
Department of Defense TS/SCI with Polygraph security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.
Responsibilities for this Position
General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Data Scientist/Data Engineer. This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.
The Data Scientist will be part of a team, forward deployed within the customer space in support of the system. The candidate will have hybrid experience in software development and data science, ideally with subject matter expertise in Signals Intelligence (SIGINT).
Must have experience in design, development, and troubleshooting of analytics. Various mission areas require assistance in determining the value of their products and workflow. The candidate will forward deploy to work with mission subject matter experts and create analytics that will feed the application, a data-driven tool that enriches and visualizes outcomes.
Tasking will include developing and evolving analytics for situational awareness, trending, and change detection. The work will involve identifying source data, combination methods, and visualization needs.
The candidate will work mostly independently on site, but must also be able to work with software engineer(s) in getting the data to the application and participate in incorporating code into the application’s codebase.
Company Overview
General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!
General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran