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Data Scientist

Spokane, Washington
Job Type
1 Aug 2022
Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Public Trust/Other Required: None

Job Family: Data Science

Experience leading big data analytics and big data platforms like Hadoop.
  • Lead data sciences research and analysis projects, providing oversight and course corrections as required.
  • Oversee and design research and analysis to improve business performance across and within multiple departments.
  • Consult with DoD leadership to understand their changing business requirements.
  • Leverage big data to discover patterns and solve strategic analytic business problems using massive structured and unstructured data sets in a Hadoop Environment.
  • Oversee and develop analytic capabilities (e.g. models and processes) that drive better outcomes for DoD Customer.
  • Review and report on project metrics to benchmark effectiveness.
  • Review project models to ensure adherence to standards.
  • Build logical models and work with database administrators to understand and build the physical model and overall data architecture.
  • Work closely with database administrators and developers to ensure that business models are accurately implemented in application systems.
  • Provide education on the naming and modeling standards; assists with modeling specific constructs.
  • Ensure data quality alignment.
  • Work on and across multiple projects to ensure consistency in naming conventions and promotes the sharing and reuse of data across applications and business areas.
  • Ensure that data analysis goals are met.
  • Be a thought and people leader within the program.
  • Be able to clearly communicate with team members.
  • Make thoughtful and reasonable decisions.
  • Be professional in taking management actions and communicating actions to team members.
  • Support business analysts and developers on project teams as they document their data requirements and establish thorough specifications.
  • Serve as a thought leader and strong communicator with senior leaders, sponsors, and other stakeholders.
  • Coordinate and conduct facilitation sessions to gather requirements.
  • Contribute to data management internal projects as well as the upgrading of standards and best practice guidelines.
  • Develop and execute ideas for improved business decisions across multiple components of the DoD.
  • Masters Degree in computer science, mathematics, management science, engineering, economics, social science, operations research or related:
  • Seven (7) years experience in data science, advanced analytics, and model building (experience and education considered together)
  • Experience managing or supervising personnel or projects
  • Experience leading in a team environment
  • DoD experience is desired
  • Top Secret clearance is REQUIRED
Location: Seaside, CA, Washington, DC/Virginia

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  • Job Reference: 674027955-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Location: Spokane, Washington
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent