Data Scientist

Location: Reston, VA
Security Clearance: US Citizen/Clearable

Our Advanced Data Analytics division is seeking a talented Data Scientist for R&D projects with large amounts of complex data. 
As a Data Scientist you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and analyzing the results of innovative solutions to clients’ challenging machine learning and data mining problems. 
Project teams are small, typically 2-5 people including Data Scientists, Mathematicians, and Software Developers. 
Each person is involved in the project’s entire process, from concept through design and implementation todemonstration. 
Our management structure gives you the freedom to create innovative designs and products. 
The ideal candidate will have experience writing well-documented, maintainable, and extensible software and APIs.

Desired Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Machine Learning, Data Science, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or a related field
• Significant experience developing and knowledge of best practices for evaluating innovative, scalable anomaly detection, classification, recommendation, and related algorithms
• Significant programming experience in Python, Java, Scala, or R
• Experience with machine learning software libraries such as scikit-learn and Weka
• Understanding of deep learning algorithms and experience with related libraries such as TensorFlow, Torch, and Deeplearning4j a plus
• Experience with big data tools such as Apache Spark, Mahout, or Storm a plus
• Experience with NLP (Natural Language Processing) a plus
• Ability to communicate algorithm design, performance metrics, and data analyses in written and oral reports