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Sr. Data Scientist

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The Defense group supports the Department of Defense (DoD) mission to keep our homeland and its citizens safe. We provide solutions to improve the Nation's defense by providing software, systems engineering, IT, training and logistics and fleet management solutions.


The Sr. Data Scientist interprets results using a variety of techniques, ranging from simple data aggregation to complex machine learning algorithms. This position works directly with project and business leaders to identify analytical requirements. This position will have periodic supervision but needs to demonstrate the ability to work independently and seek out answers to complex problems. The Senior Data Scientist will work on design and maintenance for end-to-end machine learning pipelines including data ingestion, transformation, continuous model updating, streaming analytics, and API delivered model prediction. The Senior Data Scientist will also help to architect and implement Statistical models in software applications.
Essential Functions
Expert knowledge of the implementation of modern Statistical methods, including but not limited to, regression models, survival analysis, classification methods clustering, projection, natural language processing, and others using R and Python.
Working knowledge of SQL and database design, APIs, map reduce and the ability to self-service data
Familiarity with real-time data pipeline software such as Apache Kafka
Ability to work in interdisciplinary teams effectively and drive projects to completion
Demonstrate strong interest in statistical research activities and in application of novel methods
Must also demonstrate the ability to learn, be proactive and motivated, and consistently focus on detail and execution

Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to interact with technical and non-technical team members; Excellent organizational skills with ability to work on multiple projects/assignments simultaneously and meet deadlines and goals; High energy with a strong determination to overcome obstacles and creative, innovative approach to solving problems; Highly analytical individual who enjoys working with databases and database tools;Experience researching data issues.


The chosen candidate for this position must be able to successfully obtain and maintain a government security clearance. This clearance requires U.S. citizenship and will include an investigation of 10+ years of history including such items as financial, education, employment, medical, residence and personal records.

Education: Masters or equivalent degree in Quantitative discipline such as Math, Statistics, Economics, Computer Science or Biology

3+ years of experience in a combination of:
Constructing datasets from data warehouses or centralized database for analysis using SQL
Building dashboards containing compelling visualizations and data snippets
Incorporating Statistical models including, but not limited to, classic Statistical models such as regression, Survival analysis, and functional data analysis to build analyses that address business problems
Applying predictive and classification models and evaluating their performance
Usage of the of R packages, R shiny, R markdown, and html

Highly Desired:
Experience with space related data sets (systems, sensors, telemetry)
Technical experience within the space enterprise, space weather or environment knowledge

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


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Posted: 2020-08-14 Expires: 2020-09-13

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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