Top Secret - Data Scientist - Mid Level

Location: Washington, DC
Date Posted: 02-09-2018
Visual Soft, Inc is seeking qualified  candidates (US Citizens  with active ACTIVE TOP SECRET clearance - a requirement on its  sub contract with work share on a Project with a Major Prime)  for the following position for a federal agency.
Title: Data Scientist  - Mid Level  - Active TS required
Compensation: to max of $150k/yr based on experience, qualifications and certifications with std benefits
Clearance: Active TOP SECRET required
# of Positions: Two (2) positions available
LOCATION: Washington, DC (onsite work, no remote work allowed)

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES & REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Interpret and analyze data using exploratory and statistical techniques;
  • Develop, implement and utilize data systems and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and data quality;
  • Develop innovations in data analysis techniques;
  • Analyze and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets;
  • Develop data modeling methods;
  • Work with data scientists to coordinate multifaceted scientific research and analytic activities that provides scientific and technical consultation.
  • 4-5 years of prior experience of information technology with an emphasis on computer, or information science or applied mathematics
  • 1+ years of experience with Python, JAVA and R;
  • 1+ years of experience with Hadoop - Desired
  • Multiple Information Technology certifications are DESIRED in provisioning technologies such as Cloudera Certified Professional, SAS Certified Big Data Expert, Certified Specialist in Predictive Analytics (CSPA);
  • TS clearance required with SCI eligibility
Government Requirements
Clearance - must have an Active TOP SECRET clearance and undergo background investigation and a drug test
Citizenship - Must be a US Citizen

Our standard benefits include: Our standard benefits include 3 weeks of Paid time off (PTO that includes sick leave). Any unused PTO will be issued as a check at the end of an employee's anniversary with us. we also provide 2 floating and 8 public holidays. Floating and holidays expire at the end of every year of service of an employee. In addition, company will cover 50% of health and dental insurances only for all full time employees, however, dependents can be added at extra cost. Employee's health and dental coverage becomes effective after 30 days or first of the month after an employee completes initial 30 working days, we cover 50% for the employee's health and dental insurances. An employee has to finish all of your paper work for health and dental in the first 30 days of your employment with us. We provide STD, LTD and one time salary equivalent of life insurance at NO cost to all full time employees. All full time employees or w-2 employees with no benefits will be eligible to participate in company's 401k program after 90 days of employment with a company match of 4%, immediate vesting.  In addition,  all w-2 employees are eligible to be part of company's profit sharing, no employee contributions required.
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