Data Scientist

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POST DATE 9/13/2016
END DATE 10/9/2016

iSystems Group, inc. Washington, DC

Washington, DC
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)


Job Description:

iSystems Group seeks an individual with strong data engineering, statistics, machine learning, and predictive modeling skills to join our team. Our customer uses their data warehouse as the foundation for a variety of applications and analytical workflows supporting intelligence analysis, threat tiering, targeting, entity resolution, and big data analytics. In collaboration with operational staff, other technical team members, and customer principals, the ideal candidate will use their skills to provide novel insights into the data holdings, and improve the customer's threat identification capabilities via quantitative techniques. In this role you will:Interact with operational staff to identify and pursue opportunities where quantitative techniques can create analytical efficiencies and improve outcomes.Design and develop parametric and non-parametric statistical analyses, visualize the output of statistical models, present and interpret the output of predictive models, and perform quality assurance tasks on model code and output.Identify important and interesting questions about large datasets, then translate those questions into concrete analytical tasks.Build quantitative models with data, and communicate the results of those models to decision makers.Provide thought-leadership in the area of analytics/data science. Basic Qualifications:Degree in a quantitative field (e.g., Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics, Finance, Statistics, or Operations Research).At least 3 years experience building descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive models with data.Expertise with scripting languages such as R, Python, and SQL.Experience working in a Linux computing environment.Experience applying data mining and machine learning techniques in a professional context.Strong familiarity with data preparation, processing, classification, and prediction.Knowledge of data mining and machine learning algorithms, theories, principals and practices.Excellent written and oral communication skills. Desired Skills:Familiarity with the Apache Hadoop ecosystem.Familiarity with cloud computing technologies.Experience working in the intelligence community and using data to inform intelligence.Experience with version control platforms (git, svn, etc.) Security Clearance:Must currently possess an active US government Top Secret clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain SCI access within a reasonable, customer-mandated time frame. Must be willing and able to pass a counterintelligence (CI) polygraph examination.

Company Description:

iSystems Group, Inc, is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned, PMI registered consultant company. We provide SharePoint Development and training, portfolio /program / project management services including risk management, earned value management, schedule management, training and project management office (PMO) support. Additionally, iSystems Group is experienced in systems engineering including COTS integration, big data analytics and enterprise architecture.