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Data Scientist - TS Clearance - 27778 in Herndon, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 5/17/2019

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    Herndon, VA
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Job Description



Position Summary

  • The Data Scientist is responsible for liaising with stakeholders to determine and implement an experimental approach designed to improve learning potential from Modeling and Simulation Systems and oversee the development and delivery of written and verbal reports to the stakeholder.   Additionally, the Data Scientist coordinates with the supporting information technology/systems team to ensure systems and software are maintained to include development and installation of emerging analytic techniques.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Reports directly to the Project Manager and works with the stakeholder and a team of developers and subject matter experts to determine the experimental approach that should be applied to maximize learning potential from the modeling and simulation systems.
  • Conducts an extensive analysis of M&S data sets and applies the appropriate system of techniques in order to deliver new analytical insights to the stakeholders.
  • Prepares and/or assists in the preparation and/or presentation of briefings (reports on analyses, findings, and project progress), project or task plans, technical reports, etc.
  • Willing to travel to supported sites, as required.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Operations Research, Statistics, Applied Math or related field plus 2 to 4 years of directly related experience.

 Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Two or more years of professional experience with experiment design is required.
  • Applied knowledge of a variety of machine learning techniques (clustering, decision tree learning, artificial neural networks, etc.) is required.
  • Knowledge and experience of advanced statistical techniques and concepts is highly desired.
  • Knowledge and experience using computer languages (R, Python, etc.) is highly desired.
  • Experience working with JTLS-GO, STORM, or other DoD M&S software is highly desired.
  • A Top Secret Clearance is required for employment.

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Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply.  Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information

U.S. Citizenship Required.

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