DATA SCIENTIST

  • Leidos,
  • Arlington, VA
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Leidos
Algorithms, Analysis, Development, Java, Knowledge Management, Management, Modeling, Physics, Programming, Python, Research, Security, Simulation, UPS, Validation
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description




Job Description:


Leidos is preparing to help the Air Force solve some of their most challenging problems by providing fast paced innovative development planning and experimentation campaigns to research solutions across the entire space of doctrine, organization, training, material, leadership & education, personnel, facilities and policy (DOTMLPF-P). Work in our state of the art highly collaborative environment will include operational and systems analysis via modeling, simulation, table top exercises, war games, red team analysis, prototyping, experimentation, and demonstration. Alternative solutions for technical and mission areas such as autonomy, position, navigation and timing (PNT), cockpit situational awareness, personnel recovery, adaptive basing, counter directed energy weapons, ISR, and electronic warfare/electronic spectrum, will be evaluated. These evaluations will inform AF leaders where to make force changes and apply their limited resources to fill known capability gaps. As a data scientist supporting this effort you will provide expert and professional data science expertise to implement effective and innovative solutions to maximize the accumulation of relevant and useful knowledge across program activities and discover insights and trends in data to effect campaign planning and inform decision makers.

Primary Responsibilities


- Work closely with the customer and data engineers to develop a knowledge management and communication strategy


- Research execution strategies for closing knowledge gaps and propose approaches to advance knowledge across the program


- Develop or utilize programmatic and quantitative methods to find patterns, trends, and relationships in data to meaningful insights and inform experimentation campaigns and capability development planning


- Develop targeted knowledge management products and visualization methods, within a highly collaborative environment to display relevant information to the team and key decision maker


- Create detailed write-ups of processes, logic, and methodologies used for creation, validation, analysis, and visualization of data


- May develop information tools, algorithms, dashboards, and queries to monitor and improve business performance. Maintains awareness of emerging analytics and big-data technologies


- Be forward leaning, exploring solutions that benefit individual experiment campaigns and the program as a whole

Basic Qualifications


- B.S. Degree in a quantitative or analytical field such as Computer Science, Mathematics, Economics, Statistics, Engineering, Physics, or Computational Social Science


- Experience in data science, analytics or quantitative intelligence analysis, and demonstrating progressive technical development and outcomes


- Significant experience in one or more scripting languages such as R or Python


- Proficient in one or more big data programming languages, such as Java or Python


- Experience working with a hybrid team of analysts, engineers, and developers to plan, conduct, and analyze research and experiments


- Previous experience performing research in Data Analytics


- Track record of active learning and creative problem solving


- Must be able to obtain a TS/SCI clearance

Preferred Qualifications


- Demonstrated data analytics experience in direct support of military or intelligence community customers, demonstrating progressive technical development and mission-focused outcomes


- Current Secret or higher security clearance


- Experience blending analytical methodologies and leveraging existing COTS/GOTS/OS tools in unconventional manners


- Experience with Operations Research/Systems Analysis


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Company Information

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 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
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Position Id : R-00007411

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