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Data Scientist

Data Scientist
Position Location: Washington DC
Job Code: 1550
Number of Openings: 1

Job Title: Data Engineer

Location: Washington, DC

Shift: N/A

Required Security Clearance: None; however, a Public Trust must be obtained prior to starting.

Required Certifications: None

Required Education: Bachelor’s degree in technology or the sciences, or industry-equivalent experience required.

Required Experience: 3+ years’ experience in Oracle Business Intelligence (OBIEE).  3+ years python scripting experience.  Experience with manipulating and searching large data sets


The Data Engineer will be key in providing the client data insights, understanding, and statistical relevant findings within the client data set.  This Engineer will be responsible for providing growth of a data science/analytics footprint.  The Engineer would be considered in the "landing team" of the new analytics work, to be expanded with success, receiving oversight from existing analytics senior management.

Functional Responsibility:

The Data Engineer will provide the following:

  • Working with the client to define business questions (i.e. problem statements), associated metrics, data challenges, and scope business objectives.
  • Ability to manipulate and understand large, complex data sets.
  • Research/analyze/create data models to drive statistical analysis and results related to confirmed client business questions.
  • Build analytic models using reinforcement learning techniques to business decisions.
  • Leverage suite of analytic models (e.g. decision trees, regression models, Bayesian methods) to solve client pain points.
  • Leverage defined algorithms or statistical techniques to enhance data analysis and explore new outcomes.
  • Able to present and simplify complex statistical approaches, findings and concepts to the client.
  • Understand how to present information visually to help one understand the data story.
  • Design, develop and implement analytics reporting solutions as needed.


  • Experienced with Oracle Business Intelligence (OBIEE) is a must.
  • SQL & PLSQL query development experience.
  • Python scripting experience
  • Experience with Machine Learning
  • Experience with Python to manipulate data and draw insights from large data sets.
  • Experience manipulating data sets and building statistical models 
  • Proven ability to work independently and as a team member.
  • Good communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.
  • Good organizational, multi-tasking, and time-management skills.
  • US Citizen in order to obtain the Public Trust.


  • Experience with implementing data science projects in an agile environment
  • Experience with R or other similar programming languages
  • An active Public Trust.

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:


Background Screening/Check/Investigation:

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

Employment Type: Full-time / Exempt


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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