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Data Scientist Staff Engineer- Secret, McLean, VA 22102

Mc Lean, Virginia Temp-to-hire Job ID: 1810095829


PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Data Scientist Staff Engineer -Secret Clearance,in McLean, VA 22102. Contact Elisabeth Laspe for details. 314-669-8020 elaspe@pdstech. 
7 month contract to hire. Must have a current, active Secret (or higher) clearance to qualify.

​​​​​​​Roles and Responsibilities: 
  • Support the evaluation of existing data and analytics capabilities 
  • Support the design and development of predictive analytics models through the implementation, validation and acceptance of the developed models 
  • Support data triage, extraction, transformation, and loading; perform statistical and qualitative analyses 
  • Support the design of predictive analytics models using data analytics and machine learning techniques 
  • Bring in hands-on experience to support designing and building data science solutions to include data acquisition processes and data streaming solutions that scale 
  • Support the development of architecture and implementation of a large scale data analytics project 
  • Analyze, define and develop data integration, data curation as needed to support data analytics business requirements 
  • Design data science solutions; present approach and results; and interface with custom
Basic Qualifications:
To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:
  • Bachelor's degree and at least 15 years’ experience At least 10 years’ experience in the area of data analytics
  • Experience developing predictive modeling algorithms using machine learning and data analytics, and performing statistical analysis
  • Experience in implementing predictive analytics solutions using leading data science and machine learning platforms in the industry
  • Demonstrated ability programming in Python, R, and/or Scala and experience using open source data analytics platforms such as Spark and Hadoop
  • Technical Writing and presentation skills and experience generating technical documents
Preferred Qualifications:
Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:
  • Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science, Physics or a related field (Computer Sciences)
  • Experience using SAP HANA. Implementation and productization of predictive risk models developed using R and Python
  • Agile development experience on data analytics projects
  • Experience in cloud based environments including deploying solutions on public/hybrid clouds
  • Experience creating data analytics visualizations and dashboards using tools such as Tableau or R Shiny
  • Experience working within notebook environments such as Jupyter or Zeppelin
  • Experience with data routing and orchestration tools such as Apache NiFi and with in-stream processing tools such as Apache Spark
  • Experience with MapR and/or Databricks
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PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

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