Data Scientist (Biometrics) - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


SAIC, a leading provider of systems development & deployment, targeting & intelligence analysis, systems engineering & integration, and training capabilities and solutions for the Intelligence Community, is seeking creative and dedicated professionals to fulfill their career goals and objectives while delivering mission excellence on programs of national importance.

We are seeking a Data Scientist to be part of a fast-paced, dynamic team working on a cutting edge program in support of national security objectives. 

The Data Scientist (Biometrics) role is assigned to Team 3. This role combines data science and biometrics. Typical duties include:

  • Specialization in analysis and user experience enabled by biometrics domain including biometric match, store, share, and analyze services for high assurance biometric identity information. Analysis, evaluation of candidate biometric software, and ensuring requirements conformance.
  • Optimize program to produce and analyze results, disseminate findings, and contribute to publications and presentations on a variety of multi-modal data to make discoveries that are mission-relevant. Support packaging and delivery of findings appropriate to skillset of intended audience.
  • RDT&E using exploratory analysis, quantitative methods, user interface design, proof of concepts, and data profiling of new data sources to discover metadata and identify anomalies, assess autoML and optimization techniques, research predictive algorithms, and support leads for customer outreach.
  • Design, develop, test, maintain, and support data pipelines for AI/domain-specific enrichment opportunities. Implement automated data quality metrics and validations supporting the operation and monitoring to validate and maintain relevance and accuracy of outputs.



  • Active TS/SCI clearance; CI poly preferred
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 6+ years of experience

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.