Data Scientist - 37561 in Linthicum Heights, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 9/8/2021

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Job Description

Enlighten, an Alion Company is looking for an experienced Data Scientist to join our team.  The Data Scientist will establish and implement end-to-end proof of concept for leading edge data mining and analytics systems. They will be responsible for the creation of innovative methodologies for extracting key parameters from big data coming from various sensors. The data scientist will utilize their expertise in machine learning, statistical data analytics, and predictive analytics to help create and implement data solutions and analytics for diverse Department of Defense (DoD) data sets.  Data will involve Imagery/Geospatial sensor data and logistics. 

Security Clearance:

  • A current Secret level U.S. Government clearance is highly desired, but not required on day 1.  Will be processed for a security clearance and therefore all candidates must be a U.S. Citizen.

Required Skills: 

  • B.S. degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Statistics, Operations Research, Applied Math, or equivalent fields
  • Must have 8+ years of Data Scientist or equivalent experience.
  • Strong familiarity with machine learning, data mining, dimensionality reduction, and related analytics methods (e.g., clustering, sequences, networks, time series, deep learning, regression analysis, time series, probabilistic models, supervised classification and unsupervised learning, statistical analytics, etc.). 
  • Able to conduct analysis and orchestration of a large volume of diverse data sets.
  • Experience with Imagery and Geospatial data.
  • Capable of applying the latest technologies in machine learning, data mining, and predictive analytics to correlate disparate datasets and events, and derive value.
  • Architect and work closely with other team members to develop a scalable cloud-based data analytics engine.
  • Strong mathematical background (linear algebra, calculus, probability and statistics).
  • Experience with mathematical programming languages such as Python and R and their data science libraries. 
  • Familiar with scalable distributed data processing, management, and visualization tools (e.g. Hadoop, ELK, Kafka, Accumulo, graph databases, etc.).
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with distributed computing frameworks (e.g. Hadoop, Spark)
  • Experience with DoD data types and current DoD Data Strategies


Security Clearance: None
Telework - Limited

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