Data Scientist

Location: Remote

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Job Summary:

Qualified individuals will provide expertise in securely transferring big data into new formats to make it more appropriate for analysis with insights gained from analyzing volumes of government data and other proprietary data bases. The ideal vendor has experience in supporting law enforcement and oversight missions and personnel that are adept at using large data sets to find indicators of fraud or vulnerabilities in internal controls and to test the effectiveness of proposed recommendations for corrective action.


  • Create new, experimental frameworks to collect and analyze data
  • Search through large data sets for usable information
  • Create reports and presentations for investigative and auditing purposes; and correlate similar data to find actionable results.
. Requirements:

Required Skills:

  • Must have strong experience using a variety of data mining/data analysis methods
  • Experience using a variety of data tools, to include Azure Synapse, building and implementing models, using/creating algorithms and creating/running simulations, such as regressions and clustering.
  • Must have a proven ability to drive change with their data-based insights.
  • Must be comfortable working with a wide range of stakeholders and functional teams across the Government.
  • The position requires expertise in SQL and either R or Python.

Must posses at least one (1) of the following certifications:

  • Coursera IBM Data Science Professional Certificate
  • Tableau Data Scientist Desktop Specialist
  • HarvardX’s Data Science Professional Certificate
  • SAS Data Scientist Certification
  • DASCA Data Science Certifications

Education/Experience Level:

  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience as a data scientist.
  • Master’s degree and applied industry equivalent experience.

Sparksoft is a certified Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) SVC and DEV Level 3, ISO 9001:2015, ISO 27001:2013, HUBZone, 8(a), Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB), Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB), and Small, Women-owned, Minority-owned (SWaM), and MBE/DBE/SBE consulting firm. With our focused mission “to ignite innovation, inspire transformation, and implement digital solutions for a healthier nation”, we specialize in 6 specific digital health services: Test Automation, Cloud Services, DevOps Delivery, Cyber Security, Data Science, and Human-Centered Design. Since 2004, our exceptionally skilled people, proven leadership, and optimized processes all work together relentlessly to continuously push for more efficient solutions.

Sparksoft is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited under Federal, State, or local laws.

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