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Data Scientist

Washington, DC
Analytica is seeking a  Data Scientist to support a federal government customer engagement in the Washington DC metro area. The ideal candidate will be comfortable working directly with clients in both a consulting and delivery capacity to tackle complex data transformation projects. The candidate will also support projects in a project management role.  

Analytica has been recognized by Inc. Magazine as a fastest-growing private US small business.  We work with U.S. government customers in health, civilian, and national security missions.  We offer competitive compensation with opportunities for bonuses, employer paid health care, training and development funds, and 401k match.  

Responsibilities include (But Are Not Necessarily Limited To):
  • Formulation of hypotheses and development of theories about compliance and non-compliance,
  • Develop models using R,
  • Develop and present a Validation Strategy
  • Test and validate the models repeatedly with new data and present the output to client subject matter experts to verify its accuracy
  • Develop, present, and submit Notebooks that tell a story of the statistical analysis that conveys the context, purpose, and implications of the Machine Learning Model using business terminology that is familiar to client subject matter experts
  • Develop, present, and submit visualizations that include dashboards as supporting evidence to reinforce the findings

Basic Qualifications:
  • B.A. or B.S (degree in business, engineering, or related area of study is a plus) 
  • Masters or PhD preferred
  • 5 years’ experience in data science, data engineering, as a statistician, or a related quantitative field
  • Skilled in R, Microsoft SQL, Oracle, and Sybase programming Data visualization using Shiny and Tableau
  • Skilled in RStudio, Jupyter, and Visual Studio integrated development environments
  • Experience in building models related to tax law (preferred)
  • Skilled in developing theories and working hypothesis for problem identification
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

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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