PeopleTec is currently seeking a Data Scientist to support our Huntsville, AL location.
The Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)/ Missile and Space Intelligence Center (MSIC) requires contract support for scientific computing operations, computational Analysis, tool development, knowledge, and Program management activities, system services, digital production, and advanced data analytics. These areas enable MSIC to produce scientific and technical intelligence (S TI) assessments of foreign ground-based air defense missiles, ballistic missiles, ballistic missile defense systems, anti-tank guided missiles, anti-satellite and directed energy weapons, as well as their associated command, control, communications, and computer (C4) systems.
The successful candidate collects and analyzes statistics and information from multiple sources to spot trends and to gain maximum insight and communicates informed conclusions and recommendations. The candidate strategizes and identifies unique opportunities to locate and collect new data, explores and mines data from many angles, and assesses meaning. The candidate finds and recommends new uses for existing data sources; designs, modifies, and builds new data processes; and builds large, complex data sets. Using this data, the candidate conducts statistical modeling and experiment design, tests and validates predictive models, and builds web prototypes and performs data visualization. Some efforts may require the development of customized algorithms to solve analytical problems with incomplete data sets and implements automated processes for efficiently producing scale models. The candidate collaborates with database engineers and other scientists to develop, refine, and scale data management and analytics procedures, systems, workflows, best practices, and other issues.
Experience and proficiency in at least one of the following detailed skill areas is required: analytics using statistical and AI techniques; programming skills (such as Hadoop MapReduce, Java, Python); statistical modeling (using R or SAS), quantitative analytics, forecasting/predictive analytics, multivariate testing, and algorithm optimization.
A Counterintelligence polygraph examination is required
Travel: Up to 20%
Must be a U.S. Citizen
An active DoD Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility is required to perform this work. Candidates are required to have an active Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility upon hire, and the ability to maintain this level of clearance during their employment.
BS in Computer Science, Math, Statistics, Engineering, or Physics from an accredited institution is required.
(BS+5, MS+2, PhD+1)
Higher level (MS, PhD) degrees are desired. Documented / published research is desired.
*This opportunity is contingent upon an anticipated September 2021 contract award to PeopleTec*
People First. Technology Always.
PeopleTec, Inc. is an employee-owned small business founded in Huntsville, AL that provides exceptional customer support by employing and retaining a highly skilled workforce.
Culture: The name "PeopleTec" was deliberately chosen to remind us of our core value system - our people. Our company's foundation was built on placing our employees and customers first. With an award-winning atmosphere, we have matured into a company that boasts the best and brightest across multiple technical fields.
Career: At PeopleTec, we value your long-term goals. Whether it's through our continuing-education opportunities, our robust training programs, or our "People First" benefits package, PeopleTec truly believes that our best investments are our people.
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PeopleTec, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in its job application procedures. If you have any difficulty using our online system and you need an accommodation due to a disability, you may use the following email address, HR@peopletec.com and/or phone number (256.319.3800) to contact us about your interest in employment with PeopleTec, Inc.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, citizenship, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. PeopleTec, Inc. participates in E-Verify.
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