Data Scientist (2022-160) - Military veterans preferred

Acclaim Technical Services


  full-time   part-time   employee   contract

United States

Job description

Acclaim Technical Services, founded in 2000, is a leading language and intelligence services company supporting a wide range of U.S. Federal agencies. We are an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) company, which is uncommon within our business sector. We see this as a significant strength and it shows: ATS is consistently ranked as a top workplace among DC area firms and continues to grow.

We are actively hiring a Data Scientist to join our Defense & Homeland Security Division on a newly awarded, 5-year contract based in the Fort Meade area. The FIRST of the Next Generation Analysis Contracts has been awarded. This multi-year contract needs you to fill positions as mathematicians, data scientists, engineers, collection managers and analysts. As a Data Scientist, your responsibilities will include the following:


  • Designing / implementing machine learning
  • Data science
  • Advanced analytical algorithms
  • Programming (skill in at least one high-level language (e.g., Python))
  • Statistical analysis (e.g., variability, sampling error, inference, hypothesis testing, EDA, application of linear models)
  • Data management (e.g., data cleaning and transformation)
  • Data mining
  • Data modeling and assessment
  • Artificial intelligence, and/or
  • Software engineering


  • Must possess an active TS/SCI clearance with polygraph
  • Experience in one or more area is strongly preferred; Bachelor’s degree and 10 years of relevant experience.  Associate’s degree and 12 years of relevant experience may be considered for individuals with in-depth experience that is clearly related to the position.
  • Degree must be in:
      • Mathematics
      • Applied Mathematics
      • Statistics/Applied Statistics
      • Machine Learning
      • Data Science
      • Operations Research
      • Computer Science
  • A broader range of degrees will be considered if accompanied by a Certificate in Data Science from an accredited college/university.
  • Degree and minimum years of relevant work experience as follows
      • AA and 10 years of experience or,
      • BA/BS and 8 years of experience or,
      • MA/MS and 6 years of experience or,
      • PhD and 4 years of experience

Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action

ATS is committed to a program of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion/creed, hairstyles and hair textures, handicap/disability, genetic information/history, military/veteran status, or any other characteristic or condition protected by federal, state or local law. It is the policy of ATS not merely to refrain from employment discrimination as required by the various federal, state, and local enactments, but to take positive affirmative action to realize for women, people of color, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans full equal employment opportunity. We support the employment and advancement in employment of individuals with disabilities and of protected veterans, and we treat qualified individuals without discrimination on the basis of their physical or mental disability or veteran status.

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