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Data Scientist

Washington, DC
Analytica is seeking a Data Scientist to support a federal government project. The ideal candidate will have hands-on experience and demonstrated capability to lead projects involving complex structured and unstructured data, unsupervised to supervised machine learning algorithms, and complex automation, cognitive and data science-based techniques. This person should also possess the communication and interpersonal skills to be able to engage with and provide recommendations for both technical and non-technical groups and individuals. 
  • Bachelor's degree in Statistics, Mathematics,Physics, Computer Science, or another quantitative field; Master's degree or PhD a plus
  • Two (2)+ years in data science, data engineering, as a statistician, or a related quantitative field
  • Experience working with clients to identify analytic goals, data structures and end customer goals. Experience preparing presentations, writing reports, and working to communicate technical results to clients with varying levels of analytic sophistication
  • Experience writing re-usable code in Python, Java, R, Scala, SQL, or other languages, and working to refine it through code review and discussion
  • Ability leverage automation, cognitive and science-based techniques to manage data, predict scenarios and prescribe actions
  • Experience using version control (e.g. git, svn, Mercurial) and collaborative programming techniques (e.g. pair programming, code reviews)
  • Experience with one or more technologies such as Java, Scala, or Spark
  • Understanding of the analytics lifecycle (e.g. CRISP-DM)
  • Ability to obtain and maintain the required Security Clearance for this role
  • Experience implementing unsupervised (e.g., clustering), semi-supervised (e.g., label propagation) and supervised learning (e.g., ensemble classifiers) algorithms, and when it is appropriate to use each is a strong plus

About ANALYTICA: Analytica is a leading consulting and information technology solutions provider to public sector organizations supporting health, civilian, and national security missions. Founded in 2009 and headquartered in Bethesda, MD, the company is an established SBA certified HUBZone and 8(a) small business that has been recognized by Inc. Magazine each of the past three years as one of the 250 fastest-growing companies in the U.S.  Analytica specializes in providing software and systems engineering, information management, analytics & visualization, agile project management, and management consulting services. The company is appraised by the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) at CMMI® Maturity Level 3 and is an ISO 9001:2008 certified provider.

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