Senior Data Scientist - TS/SCI with Polygraph
McLean, VA 
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Senior Data Scientist - TS/SCI with Polygraph
Job Locations US-VA-McLean
Job ID 2021-5917
# of Openings 1
Category Data/Analytics
Overview

LMI is a consultancy dedicated to powering a future-ready, high-performing government, drawing from expertise in digital and analytic solutions, logistics, and management advisory services. We deliver integrated capabilities that incorporate emerging technologies and are tailored to customers' unique mission needs, backed by objective research and data analysis. Founded in 1961 to help the Department of Defense resolve complex logistics management challenges, LMI continues to enable growth and transformation, enhance operational readiness and resiliency, and ensure mission success for federal civilian and defense agencies.

LMI is seeking a Senior Data Scientist to support an Intelligence Community client. This position will be located in the Northern VA area.

Responsibilities
    Coordinate requirements directly with the Sponsor and internal subject matter experts
  • Demonstrate the ability to frame and scale data problems to analyze, visualize, and find data solutions.

  • Manipulate common data formats, including comma-delimited, text files, and JSON.

  • Transform data and analysis into informative visualizations and interactive dashboards using open-source and commercially available tools.

  • Derive insights and analytic narratives from data and visualizations for effective storytelling and clear communication in response to client research questions.

  • Work in a fast-paced, solutions-oriented environment focused on client deliverables, analysis, and reporting.

Qualifications
  • Active TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph
  • Bachelors in STEM or related
  • 5+ years of data science, data engineering, or data management experience
  • Working knowledge of individual, organizational, technological, or transnational issues of national security concern
  • Prior experience with the Intelligence Community and methodological experience in some of the following areas: relationships and discovery (correlating, enriching and prioritizing data about activity among actors, devices or facilities to enable the discovery of structure, roles, key relationships and targets), situational awareness (unifying data into a single context, allowing the current situation to be accurately and quickly understood), systems modeling (building a computational analog of a real-world system - political, military, economic, social or technical - to understand how it operates, what it is capable of, and how it may react to shocks) and business analytics (supporting data-driven decisions about how we can improve the business of intelligence).
  • Working knowledge of appropriate analytic methods and methodological tools in two or more (Senior)/all three (Expert) of the following areas:
    • Applied mathematics (e.g. probability and statistics, multivariable calculus, linear algebra, ordinary and partial differential equations, stochastic processes, graph theory)
    • Computer programming (e.g., scripting, data parsing/ETL, artificial intelligence, machine learning, math/statistics packages, natural language processing, software versioning, distributed computing)
    • Visualization (e.g., dashboard creation, network analysis, GIS/geospatial analysis, telemetry analysis)
  • Working knowledge of Python and some of the following software/tools: SQL, R, Hadoop, Spark, Java, C/C++, Git, Bash, Tableau, ArcGIS, Unix commands
  • Working knowledge of research designs
  • Working knowledge of collection methods, capabilities, and tasking process
  • Familiarity with project management concepts and principles
  • Intellectual curiosity; creativity and innovation to go beyond current tools to deliver the best solution to complex problems
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to leverage multiple data management tools to organize relevant information and make decisions
  • Ability to develop comprehensive software applications, as needed
  • Ability to translate complex, technical findings into an easily understood narrative (i.e., tell a story with the data) in graphical, verbal, or written form
  • Ability to multitask and change focus quickly as demands change
  • Ability work collaboratively and effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to establish and maintain internal and external professional networks including subject matter experts, collectors, and decision makers that are necessary to carry out tasks or projects

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LMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer-all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

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LMI is committed to the fair treatment of all and to our policy of providing applicants and employees with equal employment opportunities. LMI recruits, hires, trains, and promotes people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other factors protected by applicable law. We welcome applications for employment from qualified disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam era, and other covered veterans.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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