Data Scientist

  • Perspecta,
  • Annapolis Junction, MD
  • 10 hours ago
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IT, Java, Linux, Python, Engineering, Application, SQL, Oracle, XML, XSLT, JDBC, SOAP, Architect, CISSP
Full Time

Job Description

Business Group Highlights

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.


Perspecta's has an opportunity for an experienced Data Scientist.

The position is located in Annapolis Junction, MD. Remote location my be considered.
This position requires an active/current fully adjudicated DoD Secret clearance to be considered

  • Involved in the analysis of unstructured and semi-structured data, including latent semantic indexing (LSI), entity identification and tagging, supervised learning, classification, anomaly detection, regression and the application of these algorithms on cloud-based infrastructure.
  • Exercises creativity in applying non-traditional approaches to large-scale analysis of unstructured data in support of high-value use cases visualized through multi-dimensional interfaces.
  • Handle processing and index requests against large volume data.
  • Has the ability to make discoveries in the world of big data.
  • Requires strong technical and computational skills - engineering, physics, mathematics, coupled with the ability to code design, develop, and deploy sophisticated applications using advanced unstructured and semi-structured data analysis techniques and utilizing high-performance computing environments.
  • Has the ability to utilize advance tools and computational skills to interpret, connect, predict and make discoveries in complex data and deliver recommendations for business and analytic decisions.
  • Experience with software development, either an open-source enterprise software development stack (Java/Linux/Python).
  • End-to-end model lifecycle - conception, development, training, enhancement, deployment, and retraining.

  • Participates as a member of a Data Engineering Team supporting one or more Agile application teams.
  • Works collaboratively with the Application and Infrastructure teams, including architects, developers and testers, to ensure project success.


  • Ability to develop descriptive, predictive, or prescriptive analytics to make sense of structured and unstructured data.
  • Knowledge of cloud/virtual content architectures, data standards & workflows, and best practices.
  • Experience in data modeling (ERWin/PowerDesigner) or others, information flow (Visio)/ transactional process analysis, business methods, and performance measurements techniques (Data Analytics & presentation tools (such as Tableau)).
  • Strong oral, writer, and presentation skills. Involved in the development of complex SQL queries and scripts for use in Ad Hoc Reports, analysis of data quality, and data manipulation within an Oracle database.
  • Strong data analytical skills and experience with the ability to communicate clearly is required.
  • Experience in genetic algorithms, logistic and linear regression, PCA, decision tree analysis and statistical methods.
  • Up-to-date on the latest industry trends.
  • Familiarity with working on Agile projects.
  • Experience with data transport and transformation APIs and technologies such as JSON, XML, XSLT, JDBC, SOAP and REST.
  • Experience with Cloud-based data analysis tools including Hadoop, Acumulo, Hive, Impala, Pig, Spark, Tensorflow, and similar.
  • Experience with visual analytic tools like Microsoft Pivot, Palantir, or Visual Analytics. Experience with open source textual processing such as Lucene, Sphinx, Nutch or Solr.
  • Experience with entity extraction and conceptual search technologies such as LSI, LDA, etc.
  • Experience with machine learning, algorithm analysis, and data clustering.

  • Requires 8 to 10 years with BS/BA or 6 to 8 years with MS/MA or 3 to 5 years with PhD.
  • Relevant Data Scientist / Architect / Engineering Professional credentials, academic certification, and /or training
  • Prefer or more of these certifications: INCOSE, ITIL, CISSP, Agile
  • Familiarity with working on SAFe agile projects
Colorado Salary Minimum: $93,496.00
Colorado Salary Maximum:$199,846.40
The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position, and is just one component of Perspecta's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Perspecta provides a variety of benefits to employees.
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 sector-from investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nation's 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 - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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 contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

Company Information

Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation's most important work. We're a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation's most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We continually push ourselves—to respond, to adapt, to go further. To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers. Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways—not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter. Perspecta brings a diverse set of capabilities to U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care and state and local markets. Our 260+ patents are more than just pieces of paper, they tell the story of our innovation. With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to not only execute the mission, but support the backbone that enables it. Perspecta was formed to take on big challenges. We are an engine for growth and success, and we enable our customers to build a better nation. Perspecta's talented and robust workforce—14,000 strong—stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let's make an impact together.
Dice Id : 10166753
Position Id : 7173_105009
Originally Posted : 1 month ago

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