• Data Scientist with Machine Learning (Senior) - TS/SCI with Poly

    LeidosMc Lean, VA 22106

    Job #1422239368

  • Description

    Job Description:

    Why wake up every day and want more when YOU CAN HAVE IT? Do you love KNOWING at the end of each day that your work made a difference? We embrace and solve some of the world's toughest challenges. We're focused on ensuring our intelligence customers have the right tools, technologies, and tactics to keep pace with an ever evolving threat landscape and succeed in their mission to protect people and critical assets around the world. Who wouldn't be fulfilled being part of that every day? We know once you join Team Leidos, you are sure to go home at the end of every day knowing YOU MADE A DIFFERENCE, resulting in one of the most REWARDING careers you could have imagined. EACH DAY MATTERS!

    Leidos is seeking a Sr. Data Scientist with Machine Learning to provide mission critical support to our customer. In this role, you will uses Data Science and Engineering techniques to satisfy customer requirements. This role requires familiarization with a broad range of data analysis tools and techniques in order to leads complex projects requiring data analysis, interpretation, and communication to support decision-makers and customers. You will conduct experimentation using various data science techniques, developing, executing, and maintaining scripts and prototypes to analyze, interpret, visualize, and gain knowledge from numerous data sets individually or in combination to meet mission needs. This role collaborates across a team of Data Scientists, Data Administrators, Software and Data Engineers to produce work products.Primary Responsibilities

    • Create innovative solutions to meet the technical needs of customers.

    • Develop custom data models and algorithms to apply to data sets.

    • Participate in the development of documentation.

    • Conducts experimentation in various data science techniques, developing, executing, and maintaining scripts and prototypes to analyze, interpret, visualize, and gain knowledge from numerous data sets individually or in combination to meet mission needs.

    • Coordinates closely with customers, Scrum Masters, and cross-functional areas to communicate project statuses and initiatives.

    • Analyze data to effectively coordinate the installation of new systems or modifications to existing systems.

    • Support the Agile software development lifecycle.

    • Communicate key project data to team members and build team cohesion and effectiveness.

    • Develop and execute project plans leveraging Atlassian tool suite like JIRA and Confluence to track activities.

    • Apply best practices and standard operating procedures.

    • Experience using the statistical computer language Python to manipulate data and draw insights from large data sets.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Experience using Python to manipulate data and draw insights from large data sets.

    • Candidate must have a BS with 8-12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6-10 years of prior relevant experience.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience using statistical computer languages using R, SQL, etc. to manipulate data and draw insights from large data sets.

    • 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.

    • Experience visualizing/presenting data for stakeholders.

    • Experience querying and analyzing machine logs.

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for coordinating across teams.

    Clearance/Citizenship

    • Candidate must be US Citizen.

    • Candidate must have an active TS/SCI with Polygraph

    Eligible for External Referrals

    NSOINT

    External Referral Bonus:Eligible

    Potential for Telework:No

    Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

    Travel:No

    Scheduled Weekly Hours:40

    Shift:Day

    Requisition Category:Professional

    Job Family:Data Scientist

    Pay Range:

    Leidos is a Fortune 500®information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit ~~~.

    Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here (~~~) .

    Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a ~~~ email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to ~~~.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

    REQNUMBER: R-00033756

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.

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