Data Scientist Chief

  • SAIC, Inc
  • Fort Meade, MD, USA
  • Aug 18, 2020

Job Description


JOB DESCRIPTION: Works in cross-functional teams with data at all stages of the analysis lifecycle to derive actionable insight. Translates mission needs into an end-to-end analytical approach to achieve results. Performs the pre-analytics areas of data collection and understanding, data cleansing and integration, and data storage and retrieval. Determines the appropriate analytics based on the data and the desired outcomes, using techniques including feature detection, statistics, data mining, predictive modeling, machine learning, natural language processing, and business intelligence. Interprets the validity of results and communicates the meaning of those results. Has familiarity with data wrangling, analytics, and visualization software and programming languages, including analytics methods for big data. Follows a scientific approach to generate value from data, verifying results at each step. Exhibits an exceptional degree of ingenuity, creativity, and resourcefulness. Apply and/or develop highly advanced technologies, scientific principles, theories and concepts. Viewed as an expert in the field. Participates with senior management to establish strategic plans and objectives. PROBLEM COMPLEXITY: Develops information which extends knowledge in a given field. Information may form the basis of newly developed concepts, theories, and products. FREEDOM TO ACT: Often acts independently to uncover and resolve issues associated with the development and implementation of operational programs. Plans R&D programs and recommends technological application programs to accomplish long-range objectives. Work is checked only to the effectiveness of results obtained, typically requiring a long-term perspecitive. Virtually self-supervisory. Makes final decisions on administrative or operational matters and ensures operations' effective achievement of objectives. IMPACT: Designs research and develops highly advanced new applications resulting in new product/business opportunities for the company. Erroneous decisions or recommendations would have a long-term negative effect on organization's reputation and business posture. LIASON: Serves as consultant to top management in long-range company planning concerning new or projected areas of techological research and advancements. Prime spokeperson on company's technical capabilities and future directions. Often instrumental in attracting adn obtaining major new company business.


TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and eigtheen (18) years or more experience; Masters and sixteen (16) years or more experience; PhD or JD and fifteen years or more experience.



Must have a current/active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph and be willing and able to pass an additional polygraph as required
Shall have demonstrated, in-depth experience in at least two skill areas in at least three of the following categories:
     *Statistical Analysis
     *Modeling/Machine Learning
     *Graph Theory
     *Algorithm Design

   -Computer Science
     *Cloud Computing
     *Object-Oriented Programming

   -Domain Expertise/Analysis
     *Current agency analytic tools and databases
     *SIGINT Collection Systems
     *Metadata Analysis
     *Data Mining

     *Data Visualization
     *Business Intelligence
     *Presentation Skills