Data Scientist

Location: Annapolis Junction, MD

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Job Title: Data Scientist

Location: Annapolis Junction, MD

Employment Type: Full-time

Required Security Clearance: TS/SCI Poly w/ FS

Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree or higher

Ability to implement an approach to extract, transform, index, and load data from multiple external sources into a new repository. Be able to extract data, manipulate it, and then index it in a new system while maintaining all backward and forward references, as well as all external references.

A key advisor to the research team by furnishing timely insights, analytics, reports, and recommendations enabling effective planning for the study researchers. Analyze and process complex data sets using advanced querying, visualization, and analytics tools. Provide data-driven, action-oriented solutions to challenging future mission operations problems.

Seeking expertise in the following areas in descending order of importance:

  • Data and Quantitative Analysis
  • Deep-dive statistical analysis
  • Decision Analytics
  • Predictive Modeling
  • Data Mining and Visualization
  • Big Data Queries and Interpretation
  • Machine Learning Algorithms
  • Research and reporting
  • Data-Driven Personalization

Position Summary:

The Data Scientist will work in a data warehouse environment, which includes data design, database architectures, metadata, and repository creation. Translate business needs into long-term architecture solutions, and define, design, and build dimensional databases. Develop data warehousing blueprints, evaluating hardware and software platforms, and integrating systems.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Transfer data into a new format to make it more appropriate for analysis.
  • Create new, experimental frameworks to collect data.
  • Build tools to automate data collection.
  • Search through large data sets for usable information.
  • Create reports and presentations for business uses and correlate similar data to find actionable results.
  • Deliver valuable quantifiable insights via data analytics and advanced data-driven methods from various disparate data sources.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Due to the nature of this position and the information that employees will be required to access; U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher. BA/BS or MA/MS in a technical field such as mathematics, engineering, or computer science is highly desired, but not required. (8 years of work experience may be substituted for a Bachelor's Degree).
  • 8 years of experience in data science.
  • Knowledge of programming languages like SQL, Python, R, and Scala.
  • Familiarity with business intelligence tools (e.g., Tableau).
  • Strong mathematics skills (e.g., statistics, algebra).
  • Experience with big data technologies such as Hadoop and Spark.
  • Advanced ability to perform exploratory data analysis.
  • Experience with common data science toolkits.
  • Working knowledge of statistics.
  • Exceptional technical writing skills.
  • Ability to communicate complex data in a simple, actionable way.
  • Ability to visualize data in the most effective way possible for a given project or study.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience with machine learning and AI.
  • Familiarity with data management tools.
  • Ability to work independently and with team members from different backgrounds.
  • Excellent attention to detail.

Working Conditions:

Work is typically based in a busy office environment and subject to frequent interruptions. Business work hours are normally set from Monday through Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm, however some extended or weekend hours may be required. Additional details on the precise hours will be informed to the candidate from the Program Manager/Hiring Manager.

Physical Requirements:

May be required to lift and carry items weighting up to 25 lbs. Requires intermittent standing, walking, sitting, squatting, stretching, and bending throughout the workday.

Background Screening/Check/Investigation:

Successful Completion of a Background Screening/Check/Investigation will be required as a condition of hire.


Federal Data Systems, LLC offers competitive compensation, a flexible benefits package, career development opportunities that reflect its commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace. Benefits include, not all inclusive – Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance, Paid Time-Off & Company Paid Holidays, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities.


This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

Federal Data Systems, LLC (FEDDATA) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. That does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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