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Exciting opening for you to consider!
Our highly visible program supports stakeholders in National Intelligence on a great team of highly-regarded professionals. This program offers very competitive pay $160-200k, and not only provides you with 5 WEEKS of PTO (paid time off), but you also have a "personal time bank" that allows you to take time off for personal appointments outside of your PTO, 10 holidays, 10 sick days on day one and
each anniversary date (banked if not used), 401(k) matching of 5% with a generous 3-year full vesting schedule! Wait! There's more...we have flexible start and end work times (Mon-Fri you can work between the hours of 6am and 7pm). The best part of all is....we really care about you and helping you grow your career! Our management communicates regularly and often with you to see how you are doing; if you need help or guidance with anything; if you're ready to take on more responsibility; be promoted; or maybe you're leaning towards trying a new program. We are BIG believers in promoting from within. So much so, we strategically go after similar programs to keep you gainfully employed and hopefully become a Leidos Life-r, as we say. In a nutshell, the opportunities for you to grow here are VAST!
Leidos is seeking a Sr. Data Scientist to support a large customer organization. Position is located in Bethesda, MD. Candidates must currently possess a TS/SCI Polygraph security clearance.
List daily duties and/or specific job responsibilities.
Responsibilities and tasks may include some or all of the following:
-Analyze data related to IT system planning and investment
-Assist with data and information collection needs to facilitate decision making regarding IC IT investment processes
-Support IT performance measure development and evaluation
-Support analysis of programs to monitor, forecast, evaluate and assess programmatic trends and relationships
-Gather data and manage analytical processes to predict, understand, and constructively influence the time and cost outcomes of a program/project
-Develop recommendations for measuring the value and effectiveness of Domain/Portfolio processes
- Bachelor's Degree.
- Requires 15 years' experience as a Data Scientist or Data Analyst in the Intelligence Community.
- Strong understanding of enterprise-level data analysis, machine-learning, operations research, modeling, and business/mission intelligence tools. Developing, implementing, integrating, and evaluating IC data architecture-related projects
- Strong understanding of preprocessing of structured and unstructured data
- Superior oral and written communication skills
External Referral Bonus:
- Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or Data Mining is desired.
- Experience collaborating with diverse IC stakeholders to drive consensus and forward progress.
EligiblePotential for Telework:
NoClearance Level Required:
Top Secret/SCI with PolygraphTravel:
Yes, 10% of the timeScheduled Weekly Hours:
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 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com
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