1+ months

Systems Engineer / Data Analytics

McLean, VA
We are seeking a motivated, Jr Data Scientist to apply cutting edge tools and techniques to challenging problems facing the US government. This position offers the opportunity to combine systems Engineering with Data Analytics for an evidence based SE approach. You will have the opportunity to learn from seasoned data professionals in a fast paced and dynamic atmosphere.

We are truly an interdisciplinary department that thrives on having a large toolbox to support data/model driven decision making.

We actively conduct independent research of interest in support and conjunction with government and academia partners. Once established, new members of our department have latitude to work on projects of interest to them.

The successful candidate will:
Be passionate about applying data analytics to real world problems.
Have an innate curiosity and interest in developing research questions and testing hypotheses with open ended tasking.
Work with a spectrum of government sponsors to gain understanding of their challenges, evaluate possible solutions and conduct insightful, actionable analyses.
Support the development and application of a variety of analytical models to sponsor challenges, with a willingness to adapt and learn.
Present results in an intuitive, actionable manner that can be understood by all sponsor audiences, regardless of technical expertise.

Candidates will be required to have Bachelors degree in one of the following disciplines:

Computer Science
Computer Engineering
Data Science

Hands on skills must include:

Experience with analytic tools such as Python, SAS, MATLAB, JavaScript, R, Java
Experience working with databases (e.g., Oracle, MySQL, SQL Server, MongoDB)
Data Visualization tools and techniques such as Tableau, OBIEE, C#, JQuery, Shiny

Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Only US citizens are eligible for a security clearance. For this position, only applicants with security clearances or applicants who are eligible for security clearances will be considered.

Preference will be given to candidates with desired skills/ experience including:

Applicable Masters degree
Research experience in science and engineering
Software Development experience in a shared environment leveraging tools such as Git, Subversion
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated ability to manipulate large datasets
Ability to formulate complex algorithms and process to solve complex data problems


  • Information Technology
  • Engineering
  • Computer Programming / Systems
  • Software Engineering
  • Computer Engineering

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