Technical Intelligence Solutions

Data Scientist

Location: Reston, VA
Date Posted: Feb, 2019

Role Description

  • Develop and operationalize innovative Big Data software solutions in direct support of an unconventional warfare client.
  • Perform as a data scientist, helping the team on a distributed scalable Big Data store, including Apache Accumulo, Apache Hadoop, MapReduce programming and technologies, and real-time data processing with Apache Spark.
  • Participate in the development of machine learning, data mining, and statistical or graph-based algorithms designed to fuse and analyze massive data sets.
  • Use expertise to ensure the proper implementation and usage of employed algorithms and bring in cutting-edge innovations from industry and academia.
  • Leverage knowledge of requirements analysis, installation, integration, evaluation, enhancement, maintenance, testing, and diagnosis or resolution.
  • Conduct software development, software integration, statistical analysis, modeling, and simulation all in a rapid DevOps environment.
  • Sync across functional teams, ensuring data science is supporting mission-focused analytic teams and work with rapid prototyping teams on site to deploy new data science capabilities through existing toolsets.

Security Clearance

  • This position requires a minimum DoD TS/SCI Clearance.

Basic Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience with high-level languages, including Java
  • 2+ years of experience with distributed scalable Big Data storage, including Accumulo, Cloudbase, HBase, or Bigtable
  • Experience in MapReduce programming with Apache Hadoop, the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS), and processing large data stores
  • Experience with a real-time, large-scale data processing engine, including Apache Spark
  • Experience with using Agile software development methods in a DevOps environment
  • Experience with developing solutions and integrating and extending free and Open-source software (FOSS) or COTS products
  • Ability to exhibit flexibility, initiative, and innovation when dealing with ambiguous and fast-paced situations
  • Active TS/SCI clearance¬†in JPAS
  • BA or BS degree¬†

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience in working with various intelligence disciplines, including GEOINT, HUMINT, MASINT, OSINT, and SIGINT and comprehension of the data and tools associated with these disciplines
  • Experience with intelligence or operations analysis in the DoD or intelligence community
  • Experience with deploying applications in a Cloud environment
  • Experience with designing and developing automated analytic software, techniques, and algorithms
  • Experience with open source software, including GeoWave and MapReduce Geo (MrGEO)
  • Security+ or CISSP and DoD 8570 Compliance Certifications