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Data Analytics Scientist

Data Analytics Scientist

ID 
2017-1701
# of Openings 
1
Job Location 
US-VA-Reston
Posted Date 
3/26/2017

More information about this job

Overview

MDA Information Systems LLC has an immediate opening for a Data Analytics Scientist in Reston, VA. This is a customer-site position providing support to a US Government agency. 

The Company: MDA Information Systems LLC is a major supplier of weather information and geospatial intelligence. The firm serves a diverse client base including commercial and governmental organizations in agriculture, energy, defense, and civilian government.

MDA is an industry leader in earth observation remote sensing technology and image processing. We build satellite ground systems that enable users to acquire and process imagery form the most sophisticated Earth-observing satellites in the world:  much of the satellite imagery that you see on Google Maps was generated by our software! 

To be qualified candidate must be a US Citizen and have an active TS/SCI Clearance with a CI Poly.

 

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Responsibilities

General Summary

  • Leverage data science expertise to identify analytical inefficiencies and create new procedures/methods to gain efficiency
  • Utilize statistical techniques and extract relevant information from large amounts of data
  • Automate and optimize data extraction, cleaning, processing and analysis functions
  • Develop, validate, and implement data models to solve problems/answer questions
  • Develop and implement novel statistical approaches to address complex issues
  • Perform data science/engineering with little guidance and independently write reports detailing methods, results, and impacts to assigned issues

Qualifications

Essential Qualifications

  • An active TS//SCI with a CI Poly
  • Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, physics, statistics, operations research, engineering, or science
  • Minimum 6 years of professional experience
  • Experience performing data science/engineering work and proficiency in statistics packages such as SPSS, SAS, S-PLUS, or R
  • Programming skills  (e.g., Python) sufficient to extract, transform and clean multi-terabyte databases
  • Current experience (i.e., within last 2 years) in data science/engineering work

Desired Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in mathematics, statistics, operations research, engineering, science, or equivalent experience
  • Experience with JavaScript or other scripting languages
  • Experience with ArcGIS, QGIS and Google Earth
  • Basic understanding of SIGINT and associated technologies

To be qualified candidate must be a US Citizen and have an active TS/SCI Clearance with CI Poly