Sr. Statistician Methodologist

  • Talent Savant
  • Springfield, VA, USA
  • 04/09/2018
Top Secret SSBI SCI Engineering - Hardware / Software Intelligence / CounterIntelligence IT / Telecom Science / Technology Development

Job Description

Sr. Statistician Methodologist with TS/SCI Clearance

Position Description

Work as part of a collaborative team in a dynamic environment as Senior Statistician Methodologist. Provide statistical methodology and project management support for government originated data analysis, both ongoing and custom studies. Develop tactical study plans in answer to business questions. Perform quantitative research, and provide written summaries of study results. Provide IC and DoD clients with relative costs and benefits of alternative approaches, and assist them in selecting approaches that maximize rigor within organizational constraints. Select and implement statistical analysis appropriate to the problems.  Effectively communicate in written documents and oral briefings why studies were initiated, justification of methods selected, results, conclusions, and recommendations. Engage clients on design and methodological issues in a manner consistent with their needs and expectations. Evaluate the relative advantage of collecting new data versus using extant data. Define statistical design and methodology to meet client information needs.  Conduct statistical analyses to derive conclusions, and identify new opportunities for standard reports and for value-added analytics. Consult with clients on design and methodology and provide input for client proposals. Work on projects of complex scope where independent judgment is used within a broad range of defined procedures and practices. Develop new applications and methodologies for existing or newly acquired data. Lead design efforts in selecting statistical methodology for use in the development and launch of new products.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must hold an active TS/SCI security clearance
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in advanced data analytics
  • Master's Degree in a field using advanced data analytics or a Ph.D with two years' of experience
  • Exceptionally strong methodological and analytic skills, especially in multi-variate analysis and recommendation systems
  • Advanced proficiency in statistical programming software, (e.g. Celect, Netica, SAS, R, SPSS, Matlab, Python, Scala)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including visual representation of data using charts and graphs
  • Ability to work under stringent deadlines, balance multiple tasks, and remain client focused, while maintaining a good sense of humor


Travel Required (CONS/OCONUS):  CONUS

If travel is required, how much? <25%

Work Schedule (Shift etc.): Day Shift

8570 Requirements: Preferred

Location of Position: Northern Virginia (Springfield, Chantilly, McLean)