Data Scientist

Company:
Location: Atlanta, GA 30330

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Description

Job Description:

The Leidos Government Health and Safety Solutions Operation has an immediate opening for a Data Scientist to contribute to various data science projects working within a cross-functional team at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, GA.

The Data Scientist would analyze various datasets (both unstructured and structured) to determine data relationships, model datasets for loading/storing in relational databases, create new data pipelines and ETL processes, and create R Shiny dashboards and RMarkdown documents working closely with the team and CDC staff. This position requires an entrepreneurial mindset working closely with stakeholders to elicit and understand solution requirements. The developed solutions would meet CDC security and compliance requirements.

The specific tasks handled can vary between engagements but typically include building data pipelines to pull together information from different source systems; integrating, consolidating and cleansing data; and structuring it for use in individual analytics applications for center and agency specific needs.

Primary Responsibilities

Designs and develops complex enterprise level applications and other system software using a strong working knowledge of data transformation and Extract Transform Load (ETL) processes.

Liaises with CDC technical support teams to resolve data ingestion and quality issues to ensure quality data Work in a collaborative environment and attend Agile Scrum development meetings to support the Leidos team.

Data wrangling, typically in R, Python, or SAS (or similar technologies) to prepare data stored in our data lake or in SQL Server databases for visualization in Power BI.

Supports development of ETL scripts in both SQL Server and R.

Provide production support and ticket resolution to data centric applications

Follows Leidos standards in creating the project life cycle application structures, application quality assurance,

Performs data modeling, data design, and metadata and repository creation.

Reviews object and data models and the metadata repository to structure the data for better management and quicker access.

Ensures adherence to legal and agency regulations on data usage and management

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree with 2 to 8+ years of experience in working on Data Science projects. 2-4 years of experience in R development.

1-2 years of experience in data visualization, including Microsoft Power BI, R Shiny development and R Markdown reports.

Significant experience with SQL and connecting to SQL on-premise as well as Azure Synapse cloud databases.

Data wrangling experience with R, Python, and/or SAS. Hands on experience in SQL Server Database / SQL Server Management Studio.

Experience with source control software such as GitHub.

Works well as an individual contributor as well as in a cross-functional team applying Agile Scrum development processes.

Willingness and personal drive to learn new skills quickly to meet customer requirements. Experience building data visualizations in Microsoft Power BI.

Familiarity with the Agile Development methodologies and SCRUM.

Ability to offer creative technical solutions to data and analysis problems and ability to clearly articulate designed solutions to fellow data scientists and customers.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduate degree in Data Science, Statistics, Information Technology, Public Health or other relevant disciplines Experience working at CDC or other federal agencies Knowledge of GitHub Knowledge, familiarity with Public Health, Medical Data, HL 7, and/or Electronic Health Record Experience in applying AI/ML in data management Experience working with private or hybrid cloud based data lake Experience with other relational and/or no SQL databases Working knowledge of PowerBI

External Referral Bonus:

Ineligible

Potential for Telework:

Yes, 50%

Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Data Scientist

Pay Range:


Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to spam.leidos@leidos.com.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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