Data Scientist - (CYB000080)

  • Jacobs
  • United States-Virginia-Reston
  • Jul 03, 2020
Full time Construction

Job Description

 This position is CONTINGENT upon contract award. Our recruiting team will follow up with you on your application. Our hiring team will not start the interview evaluation process until award.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Expert or Senior skill level
  • 10+ (Expert) or 5+ (Senior) years of related experience
  • Have thorough (Expert) or Working (Senior) knowledge of individual, organizational, technological, or transnational issues of national security concern
  • Have prior experience with the Intelligence Community and methodological experience in some of the following areas: Relationships and discovery (correlating, enriching and prioritizing data about activity among actors, devices or facilities to enable the discovery of structure, roles, key relationships and targets). Situational awareness (unifying data into a single context, allowing the current situation to be accurately and quickly understood). Systems modeling (building a computational analog of a real-world system -political, military, economic, social or technical - to understand how it operates, what it is capable of, and how it may react to shocks). Business analytics (supporting data-driven decisions about how we can improve the business of intelligence).
  • Have thorough (Expert) or working (Senior) knowledge of appropriate analytic methods and methodological tools in two or more (Senior) or all three (Expert) of the following areas: Applied mathematics (e.g. probability and statistics, multivariable calculus, linear algebra, ordinary and partial differential equations, stochastic processes, graph theory). Computer programming (e.g., scripting, data parsing/ETL, artificial intelligence, machine learning, math/statistics packages, natural language processing, software versioning, distributed computing). Visualization (e.g., dashboard creation, network analysis, GIS/geospatial analysis, telemetry analysis)
  • Have thorough (Expert) or working (Senior) knowledge of Python and some of the following software/tools: SQL, R, Hadoop, Spark, Java, C/C++, Git, Bash, Tableau, ArcGIS, Unix commands.
  • Have thorough (Expert) or working (Senior) knowledge of research designs.
  • Have thorough (Expert) or working (Senior) knowledge of collection methods, capabilities, and tasking process.
  • Familiarity with project management concepts and principles.
  • Intellectual curiosity; creativity and innovation to go beyond current tools to deliver the best solution to complex problems.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to leverage multiple data management tools to organize relevant information and make decisions.
  • Ability to develop comprehensive software applications, as needed.
  • Ability to translate complex, technical findings into an easily understood narrative (i.e., tell a story with the data) in graphical, verbal, or written form.
  • Ability to multi task and change focus quickly as demands change.
  • Ability work collaboratively and effectively in a team environment.
  • Ability to establish and maintain internal and external professional networks including subject matter experts, collectors, and decision makers that are necessary to carry out tasks or projects.

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Primary Location

: United States-Virginia-Reston

Job Posting

: Jul 2, 2020, 7:47:21 PM


: Information Technology



Job Type

: Experienced
Job Classification: Full-Time Regular
Capabilities: Aerospace Technology and Defense Programs and Facilities