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Mission Essential is currently seeking Data Science & Tagging Analysts.

Minimum Requirements

·         Applicable degree(s): Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Database Administration, Data Science, Engineering, IT Management, Mathematics, or Statistics (or another quantitative field).

·         Minimum five (5) years of experience manipulating data sets and building statistical models, and familiarity with:

·         Coding knowledge and experience with several languages (C, C++, Java, JavaScript, etc.);

·         Statistical and data mining techniques (Regression, Random Forest, Boosting, Trees, text mining, social network analysis, etc.);

·         Querying databases and using statistical computer languages (R, Python, etc.);

·         Using web services (Redshift, Spark, DigitalOcean, etc.); and

·         Creating and using advanced machine learning algorithms and statistics (regression, simulation, scenario analysis, modeling, clustering, decision trees, neural networks, etc)

·         These five (5) years may be concurrent with requisite years of experience.

·         Strong problem solving skills with an emphasis on product development.

·         Proven ability to drive business results with data-based insights.

·         Demonstrated expertise with developing and implementing data management strategies, processes, and technical solutions.

·         Demonstrated expertise with one of the key data management knowledge areas: data management, data quality, metadata management, data governance, data modeling and design, data storage and operations, data integration and operability, document and content management, reference and master data.

·         Outstanding oral and written communication skills with the ability to conduct independent research, filter and synthesize data, and produce clear, logical, and concise recommendations to policy and decision-making data management and governance professionals.

·         Outstanding interpersonal skills, including the ability to work independently and in a team or collaborative environment, to work with all levels of employees from support staff to senior leadership, and to be proactive and responsive in communicating with all stakeholders.

·         Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts (regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests and proper usage, etc.) and experience with applications.

·         Expert Level Must have Masters + 10 yrs experience, OR BA + 12 yrs experience, OR, AA +14 yrs experience, OR No degree +20 yrs

·         Senior Level Must Have Masters + 8 yrs experience, OR BA +10 yrs, OR AA +12 yrs, OR No degree +18 yrs

·         Mid-Level Must Have Masters + 2yrs, OR BA +4 yrs, OR AA +6 yrs

·         TS/SCI Clearance with CI Polygraph Required

Desired Requirements

·         Experience analyzing data from 3rd party providers (Google Analytics, Site Catalyst, Coremetrics, Adwords, Crimson Hexagon, Facebook Insights, etc.)

·         Experience visualizing/presenting data for stakeholders using (Periscope, Business Objects, etc.).

·         Demonstrated expertise managing competing priorities while maintaining a high level of attention to detail; demonstrated ability to work effectively with senior leaders in a high profile and demanding office.

·         Outstanding analytical and critical thinking skills, including the demonstrated ability to think strategically, identify needs and requirements, and develop recommendations and solutions.

·         Outstanding leadership and managerial capabilities, including the ability to effectively direct tasking, and assess and manage performance.

·         Knowledge of the IC, ODNI, DoD, and the overall national security apparatus.

·         Assist the Government to mine and analyze data from various databases to drive optimization and improvement of strategy and policy development.

·         Develop custom data models and algorithms to apply to data sets. Recommend, develop and support implementation of best practices for standardizing data across its lifecycle through engineering, development and governance.

·         Advise on a range of Enterprise and IC data management matters through their application of substantive, analytical, operational, program management, and/or IC expertise.

Company Name:
Security Clearance:
Top Secret / SCI + Poly
Bethesda, Maryland
United States
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