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Data Scientist

Company: Avantus Federal
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Company Overview
Avantus Federal, recently acquired by QinetiQ US, is a mission-focused data, cyber and space services, and solutions company. As a mid-market powerhouse with an intentional blend of elite talent, infrastructure, and speed to impact, Avantus leads with technical and domain expertise for its Defense, Intelligence, Homeland Security and Federal Civilian customers.
Helping to solve some of the toughest national security problems and government missions, Avantus' offerings enable services at scale, including cyber technologies and operations, data and software solutions, digital engineering and integration, intelligence analysis and operations, transformation, and advisory services and more.
Position Overview
The data scientist will use a diverse range of data-focused skills and experience, both technical and analytical. Possesses a strong desire and capability for problem solving, data analysis and troubleshooting, analytical thinking, and experimentation.

  • Work with large, complex, and disparate data sets
  • Design and implement innovative ways to analyze and exploit the customer's data holdings
  • Research and report on a wide variety of customer's inquiries
  • Raise proactive inquiries based on observations and proposed data analysis/exploitation
  • Solve difficult, non-routine problems by applying advanced analytical methodologies, and improving analytic methodologies
  • Develop custom searches
  • Communicate and coordinate with internal and external partners as needed

    Required Qualifications

    • Thorough knowledge of analytic tools and methodologies such as probability and statistics, formal modeling, computational social sciences, -computer science, machine learning and/or scientific computing.
    • Ability to code or script in one or more programming/scripting languages
    • Understanding and use of algorithms such as classification, regression, clustering, and anomaly detection
    • Knowledge of relational databases and/or non-relational data stores, including RDBMS and large-scale distributed systems (e.g. Hadoop)
    • Demonstrated ability to use technical and analytic skills to solve complex investigative problems
    • Demonstrated effectiveness in collecting information and accurately representing/visualizing it to non-technical third parties
    • Active TS/SCI clearance with polygraph required #AvantusClearedJob
    • The status of applicable COVID-19 vaccination requirements under Executive Order 14042 are subject to change depending on applicable court orders and the course of ongoing litigation. Candidates may be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved exemption

      Preferred Qualifications

      • Expertise with statistical data analysis (e.g. linear models, multivariate analysis, stochastic models, sampling methods)

        Company EEO Statement
        Avantus Federal is an equal opportunity workplace and a Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) federal contractor. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital or veteran status, as protected by applicable law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by requesting an accommodations application. Avantus encourages members of historically underrepresented communities to apply and hires individuals solely based on their qualifications for the role. We strongly commit to embracing diversity and ensuring equal employment opportunities for all.

Keywords: Avantus Federal, Chantilly , Data Scientist, Other , Chantilly, Virginia

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