Data Scientist / SUITLAND MD

  • 01/29/2018

Job Description


Leidos is seeking an experienced Data Scientist/Data Modeler to provide expert support on strategy, policy and technical solution development to the Office of Naval Intelligence in Suitland, MD. 

All work is on site in Suitland; an active TS/SCI clearance is required for this critical role.  

Primary Responsibilities:  

Integrate and prepare large and varied datasets, architect specialized databases and computing environments.

Work closely with intelligence analysts, data stewards, project/program managers, and other IT teams to turn data into critical information and knowledge that can be used to make sound intelligence assessments

Model complex problems to discover insights and to identify opportunities using statistical, algorithmic, mining and visualization techniques

Propose innovative ways to look at problems by using data mining approaches on the set of available data and shall validate finding using an experimental and iterative approach.


Minimum Qualifications:  

BS in CS, Mathematics or related field with 12+ years in data modeling/data science OR MS in CS, Mathematics or related field with 10+ years in data modeling/data science 

Active TS/SCI clearance 

Knowledge of Naval surface, subsurface, and air operations

Experience in the following areas:

o Complex database (SQL and NoSQL) queries

o Data preparation and visualization/presentation

o One or more scripting languages, such as Perl/Python as well as shell scripting and OS command line instructions in LINUX/Windows

o Software development skills necessary to support creation of data visualizations

o Statistical data analysis and use of data analysis tools (e.g. R, SPSS, SAS and/or Oracle Advanced Analytics)  

External Referral Eligible

Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ICJBMeta JBLeidos // SKINTIA