Data Scientist, Journeyman

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Job Category:
Intelligence Analysis
Yes, 10% of the time
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Top Secret/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph


Leidos is seeking a Journeyman Data Scientist to support our National Security customer in St. Louis, MO.  The successful candidate will work as a member of a government-contractor team providing data research and analysis to solve intelligence problems.


The Data Scientist will analyze actual and predictable interacting operational activities of give target sets and client requests to obtain a quantitative, rational basis for decision making through the application of logic and scientific or economic disciplines and techniques. Devises modeling and measuring techniques; utilizes mathematics, statistical methods, engineering methods, operational mathematics techniques (linear programming, game theory, probability theory, symbolic language, etc.), and other principles and laws of scientific and economic disciplines. Identify and evaluate standardized methods, models and algorithms to address intelligence problems of limited scale as directed. Provide documentation for methods and algorithms use in data science solutions to the client and address outstanding items. Must have demonstrated good oral and written communication skills.


These services require Contractor personnel who are competent in their trade with typical experience of 3-10 years. This level is considered the full-performance level. A bachelor’s degree in a field related to the support services may count for up to four years of this experience. The Government may request proof of this education and justification of how it meets the requirements of these services.

Active Top Secret Level Clearance with SCI Eligibility, Access and Investigation must appear in JPAS and be within scope (5 – Years).

Determine the most appropriate research projects, data collection and methodologies. Identify, retrieve, manipulate, relate and/or exploit multiple structured and unstructured data sets from various sources, including building or generating new data sets as appropriate. Interpret and evaluate the results of data science community's methods models and/or algorithms, understanding the meaning, limitations and scope of the results, translating into insightful output for data science and/or mission and identifying other applications for use. Initiate the efficient implementation of methods, tools, algorithms, including preliminary data exploration, data visualization and preparation, model calibration, specification or estimation: and algorithm validation and verification using a comprehensive range of technologies (e.g. software packages, programming languages, computational environments). Educate managers, senior internal officers and the IC through mediums such as presentations, documentation and discussions. Lead work unit proactively addressing and responding to the most difficult data science-related challenges in a timely manner while effectively balancing competing priorities. Coordinate subtasks for successful project task integration. Demonstrated strong writing and briefing skills consistent with national-level performance.

Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company's diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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