Data Scientist

Location: North Sioux City, SD 57049

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Sterling is an IT integrator that provides information technology, systems engineering and professional services to customers in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, federal civil and commercial sectors. As one of the nation's leading Value Added Resellers (VAR) and fastest growing Systems Integrators, we have the partnerships, access to technology, training and certifications to plan, integrate and manage large-scale, mission-critical IT programs.

Position Title: Data Scientist

Location: DIA HQ or DIAC

Position Description / Other Requirements:

Job Duties:

  • Collaborates with other members of the agency’s’ effort to create and implement new data labeling and analytic algorithms and visualizations that codify new techniques to solve intelligence-related questions
  • Creates hypotheses for and identifies relationships within data that can be leveraged using advanced analytic methods including AI and machine learning
  • Develops approaches to cross-correlate data sources and ensure consistency among datasets and builds mathematical models using the data
  • Works with human factors engineers and software developers to create visualization techniques that aid analysts in understanding data
  • Monitors algorithms to measure efficiency and effectiveness and provides recommendations for improvements as needed

Basic Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree with 9 years of relevant experience OR a Master’s degree with 7 years of relevant experience OR a PhD with 4 years of relevant experience; An additional 4 years of demonstrated experience maybe considered in lieu of a degree requirement
  • Conversant with developing and implementing a functional application with expert understanding of software development within the DoD environment.
  • Expert knowledge of and experience with data structures and algorithms, in-depth knowledge of at least one programming language

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with AWS, Java, Python, JSON, Spring, Spring Boot, Docker, JIRA, Git, Junit, RDBMS technology, Elasticsearch and/or SOLR, NoSQL technology (Hadoop and/or EMR, Web UI Javascript frameworks (e.g., JQuery, Angular, React)
  • Proficient in versioning and source control, understanding of databases and operating systems, networks, and testing
  • Understanding of security in the DoD environment

Required Clearance: TS//SCI with CI Polygraph

Schedule: Full Time

Shift: 1st

Required Labor Category Skills

Education/years of experience: High School diploma/GED with 12 years of experience, or Associates degree with 10 years of experience, or Bachelors degree with 8 years of experience, or Masters degree with 6 years of experience, or PhD with 4 years of experience. Skills & tasks: Exceptionally Complex, Inter- Discipline, Inter-Organizational. Can perform tasks of senior level technicians, specialists, and or managers not performed at Level 3 due to the size and/or complexity of the tasks. Individual Work/Teamwork or Leadership/Management: Leadership/ Management - May work individually or as a key member of a senior leadership team. Oversees and monitors performance across several disciplines, and when required, takes steps to resolve issues Guidance: Provides expert guidance and direction to Government and Vendor senior level technicians and managers. Directs multiple contractor and subcontractors teams through to project completion. Training & Certifications: DoD 8570 compliance or information assurance certification commensurate with technical objectives and services required within the task order. Applicable software or hardware training and certifications commensurate with the technical objectives, services required, and IT environment specified within the task order

Sterling is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, military status, national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or applicable local law.

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