Data Scientist 4

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Analysis, Architecture, Automated, Bash, Data Analysis, Database, Data Mining, Data Modeling, Developer, Hadoop, HTTP, Java, Knowledge Management, Management, Metrics, Modeling, Networks, Python, Routers, Scripts, Security, Specification, Wireless
Full Time
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

How do cyber terrorists get past the industries best? They don't. There are too many of us fighting virtual threats, protecting enterprises and entire countries from large-scale attacks. From creating a citywide wireless network for our first responders, to protecting our nation from cyber threats, to building software-defined radios that change how our military communications, our Information Systems team helps life run smoothly and safely. If you are the sort of person who loves a challenge and likes to be involved in serious organizational and software change

-- Then what is happening in the Cyber and Intelligence Mission Solutions Division is the place for you. This is without a doubt one of the most interesting and exciting times to join an organization like ours. The culture is one of excellence; team work, learning, delivered value and people. We are looking for people who love to learn and take initiative to really make this happen. Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Data Scientist 4 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals located at Annapolis Junction, MD. This position is located within a customer facility.
Roles and Responsibilities:

Candidate will perform various systems engineering practices supporting the Cyber Security Operations (CSO) Cyber Knowledge Management (CKM) which leverages Knowledge Driven Operations (KDO) to capture, counter, share, and target adversary cyber operations. The CKM team is seeking a self-starting candidate capable of multi-tasking as several skills may be utilized. For example, the candidate may develop a technical trade study to support operational decisions, further those decisions to formulate sustainable operational rules, and support the outcome through metrics in one week; wherein the following week, the candidate may develop a software prototype using Python that characterizes and models data sets from several Hadoop cloud instances to identify adversary tactics, techniques or procedures and matures the prototype to become a rules engine or automated analytic that furthers our core cyber mission: detect, inform, and counter cyber adversaries at net speed. These tasks cover systems engineering and data science disciplines that require the candidate to apply critical thinking and mission-centric logic while using a variety of software tools and resources, such as: Python, Java Script, C++, Snort, Yara, Jupyter Notebooks, MapReduce, bash, virtual machines, ELK, and PIG. This could include writing scripts to interface with enterprise systems, extract and parse various enterprise data formats, updating large databases with new cyber threats, and training fellow net defenders on emerging technologies, analytic tools, or tradecraft workflows. MSHOTJOBS MSCYBERDIV


Basic Qualifications:

* 9 years of experience working with data analysis methodologies, statistical reporting or data mining within large data sets.

* Experience with open source and enterprise data science, collection, database, and dissemination systems like Jupyter Notebooks, Kibana, and Python in a data analytic environment.

* Experience writing requirements and coordinating/negotiating the design and implementation of those requirements with all stakeholders.

* Experience with the collaboration of multiple organizations across the agency, including working with various products within CSO and the Capabilities Directorate.

* Ability to work in fast-paced environment as self-starter, able to learn new technologies relatively quickly

* Working knowledge of data modeling/tagging, target/entity management and Cyber taxonomies

* Working knowledge of information security and architecture. (e.g., PKI, auditing).

* 2+ years experience in the SIGINT mission

* 2+ years experience in the network defensive mission

Preferred Qualifications:

* Understanding of fundamental cyber security, cyber operational awareness, and computer network defense practices are helpful.

* Familiarity with Service Oriented Architectures (e.g. REST).

* Working knowledge of near real-time messaging and data distribution/messaging architectures (e.g., JMS)* Experience supporting an operational environment to include management of customer and mission needs and balancing those needs with software deployments

* Working knowledge of Cyber activities to include networks and the associated technologies including routers, firewalls and cross-domain solutions

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with experience giving briefings

* Working knowledge of the major data repositories

* Working knowledge of the various CSO and Capabilities systems

* Familiarity with the various dataflows related to the CSO systems

* Experience with and understanding of the enterprise cloud convergence effort

* Understanding of cloud technologies and the applications associated with the cloud

* Experience with the support of operational systems, including managing customer and developer relationships

* Familiarity with CSO, Agency and community knowledge sharing and dissemination processes, workflows and policies.

* Familiarity with Enterprise and Community and Header initiatives to include specification and application in Agency systems. Education: System Engineering, Computer Science, Data Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Five (5) years of additional system engineering experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree. Security Clearance: Active TS/SCI with Polygraph is required. Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Shift: 1st Shift
Relocation Assistance: Yes
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Relocation assistance may be available
Business Sector: United States-Maryland-Annapolis Junction
Clearance: Polygraph 

Shift: 1st Shift
Relocation Assistance: Yes
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Relocation assistance may be available
Business Sector: United States-Maryland-Annapolis Junction
Clearance: Polygraph
Clearance: Polygraph

Company Information

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in unmanned systems, cyber, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide. We hold ourselves to a higher standard, both in the products we deliver and in the way we conduct ourselves throughout the entire customer experience. Because, after all, we are in the business of securing a great deal more than just our place in the market. Our mission is to be at the forefront of technology and innovation, delivering superior capability in tandem with maximized cost efficiencies. The security solutions we provide help secure freedoms for our nation as well as those of our allies. Squarely meeting our obligations, fiscally and technologically, isn't just a business goal, but a moral imperative. To that end, as we evolve as a company, the responsibility we feel for our country and the citizens and troops we help support grows with us.
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