Senior Data Scientist

  • SAIC, Inc
  • Albuquerque, NM, USA
  • Sep 17, 2021

Job Description


The Civilian Business Unit of SAIC is seeking a highly qualified Data Scientist to support a large federal Information Technology (IT) contract in the Washington DC Metropolitan area.  The contract will initially provide day to day support then be part of a team that will plan and implement the transformation to modern technologies for a customer critical to our national security.  This position is critical to the success of the program.

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.   Provides technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.  Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practicable and consistent with organization objectives.     

The position will work closely with the government technical leadership, customer organizations and the SAIC Program Manager. The duties will include interfacing with the customer organizations at all levels from CIO to Analysts; developing and presenting reports; developing and meeting data science requirements.



Bachelors and five (5) years or more of related experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience.

- Must be US Citizen - Must be able to obtain and maintain DOE Q

- Five + years of Data Science experience.  Must have experience in all dimensions of data science including detection, statistics, data mining, predictive modeling, machine learning, natural language processing, and business intelligence.  Must have experience using data to improve performance of the organization.  

- Technical experience or understanding of a broad range of IT technologies such as Service Desk, Deskside support, Server Management (Windows and Linux), software development, database administration, Cloud technologies, networking, Cyber and others.

- Excellent communications both verbal and written.  Must be able to communicate complex data analysis to others who may be not technical both via presentation and in written reports.

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. Full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work onsite at an SAIC location. If applicable, prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Employees working onsite at a customer location must comply with customer requirements which may include mandatory vaccination, mandatory attestation regarding one's vaccination status and mandatory weekly or bi-weekly testing.