Data Scientist / Engineer (TRADOC) - Military veterans preferred

2020-08-03
ManTech (www.mantech.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Fort Eustis
Virginia
23604
United States

Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

The Data Scientist/Engineer duties include:

  • Work with large data sets to better understand the changing worldwide geopolitical and tactical level military landscape. Use a variety of data mining/data analysis methods and data tools to build and implement models, using/creating algorithms and creating/running simulations.
  • Work with stakeholders to identify opportunities for leveraging data to drive data driven decision making
  • Mine and analyze data from existing databases to drive decision making
  • Assess the effectiveness and accuracy of new data sources and data gathering techniques.
  • Develop custom data models and algorithms to apply to data sets.
  • Use predictive modeling
  • Coordinate with different functional teams to implement models and monitor outcomes.
  • Develop processes and tools to monitor and analyze model performance and data accuracy.

Minimum qualifications: 

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5 years of experience manipulating data sets and building statistical models
  • Familiar with the following software/tools:
    • Coding knowledge and experience with several languages: C, C++, Java,
    • JavaScript, etc.
    • Knowledge and experience in statistical and data mining techniques: GLM/Regression, Random Forest, Boosting, Trees, text mining, social network analysis, etc.
    • Experience querying databases and using statistical computer languages: R, Python, etc.
    • Experience creating and using advanced machine learning algorithms and statistics: regression, simulation, scenario analysis, modeling, clustering, decision trees, neural networks, etc.
    • Experience with distributed data/computing tools
    • Experience visualizing/presenting data for stakeholders
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Experience using statistical computer languages (R, Python, etc.) to manipulate data and draw insights from large data sets.
  • Experience working with and creating data architectures.
  • Knowledge of a variety of machine learning techniques (clustering, decision tree learning, artificial neural networks, etc.) and their real-world advantages/drawbacks.
  • Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts (regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests and proper usage, etc.) and experience with applications.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for coordinating across teams.
  • A drive to learn and master new technologies and techniques
  • Excellent organizational skills

Sedentary work.
The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine and computer printer.
The person in this position frequently communicates with co-workers, management and customers, which may involve delivering presentations. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations

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