Data Scientist, Technical Director, IC

Location: Reston, VA, United States
Date Posted: 07-11-2017
Data Scientist Tech Director, who will be part of a team responsible for all the engineering, design, development, and implementation of a data-centric strategy for a federal customer. We are currently seeking a Data Scientist/Technical Director to provide expert support on strategy, policy and technical solution development. Must be able to communicate effectively with client stakeholders and development team. Deliver a data environment that enables the integration of data sources such as advanced analytic algorithms can be applied and yield analytics results supporting visualization to inform senior level decision makers and line level analysts. Implement and/or integrate COTS, GOTS, and open source tools which support data science techniques and theories to extract knowledge and insights from customer data holdings and deliver capabilities which modernize Analytics and Visualizations. Support the "data retrograde" tool that provides solutions to sort out relevant documents from a larger data set and operate, maintain, and update a machine learning data model, rules engine, and workflow within the application that allows a user to curate documents against a binary decision. Identify a mechanism to capture macro statistics associated with the data centric architecture and its associated analytics use. Perform data analysis against customer’s data holding implementing industry best practices such as data mining, predictive analytics, text analytics, or other techniques as appropriate. Deliver DoDIIS and IC ITE data services which increase data enrichment, improve access to customer data sources and support data analytics and data science.
Requirements:
TS/SCI and be willing to submit and pass a polygraph examination. 
BS in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related discipline; MS in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related discipline desired.
10+ years of experience in data modeling/data analysis/data science.
Supporting the client with comprehending the context of its program data by extracting qualitative and quantitative relationships, including patterns and trends from large amounts of data and providing analytic support to help inform policy, rational decision making, and resource allocation. 
Provide IT Strategic guidance, coordination of project management and communications support efforts across a matrix organization.
Design, recommend and implement data security model and access control mechanisms and processes. 
Design and implement data archiving capabilities across multiple platforms. Provide data architecture solutions for varied data systems. Work with a team to design, implement, and maintain new systems. 
Provide guidance to the customer on best-practices.
Preferred:
MS in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related discipline.
Mastery in statistical analysis tools.
Experience in a client-facing contracting position.
Ability to work and adjust to changing deadlines. 
Ability to quickly adapt to changes, enhancements and new technologies.
Ability to present complex information in a simplified fashion to facilitate understanding.
 

 
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