SAIC is seeking a Data Scientist to help advance the mission of NGA’s Office of Special Programs performing duties including algorithm and tool design, creation, and maintenance, technology transition, algorithm verification and validation, and software test.
Design, test, and modify data processing algorithms using real and/or surrogate data
Design, test, and modify geospatial big-data processing algorithms and enable implementation in either Python or Java suitable for a cloud-based architecture using Spark, Elastic Search and/or Hadoop
Engage with users to understand needs an analytic strength/weakness of developed algorithms
Perform data analysis to identify algorithms technical limitations or defects, document findings and suggest solutions
Process/manipulate geospatial data and provide recommendations to provide additional utility beyond manual exploitation
Interact professionally with senior-level executives and other personnel prioritizing and accomplishing assigned tasks in a fast-paced environment with deadlines
MA/MS programing, computer science disciplines plus work experience (8+ years)
Must currently possess an active Top Secret/SCI Clearance and IC Polygraph
Working knowledge of Oracle, Java, C++, Linux, HTML, Python and/or parallel processing algorithm
Experience in GEOINT, SOM (NGA), data science, imagery science, GIS domains
Familiarity with systems integration, software test and V&V activities
Familiarity with the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency’s mission and structure.
Familiarity with the Office of Special Programs mission and structure.