Probity Inc.

Data Scientist Expert 15-DM1007

Job description

PLEASE NOTE: This position requires an ACTIVE Top Secret/SCI Clearance with Polygraph. To be considered for this position, you MUST have an ACTIVE Clearance Level of Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Attributes:
  • Knowledge of individual, organizational, technological, or transnational issues of national security concern.
  • 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).
  • Demonstrated knowledge of appropriate analytic methods and methodological tools in two or more (Junior-Senior)/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)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Python and some of the following software/tools: SQL, R, Hadoop, Spark, Java, C/C++, Git, Bash, Tableau, ArcGIS, Unix commands
  • Knowledge of research design principles
  • Knowledge of intelligence collection methods, capabilities, and tasking process.
Desired Skills & Technologies
  • Creativity and innovation to go beyond current tools to deliver the best solution to complex problems.
  • Ability to leverage multiple data management tools to organize relevant information and make decisions.
  • Ability to develop comprehensive software applications.
  • 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 multitask and change focus quickly as mission needs change.
  • Ability to 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.
  • Familiarity with project management concepts and principles

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