We are currently searching for a talented, professional “Senior Data Scientist” in Tyson's Corner, VA.
The Data Scientist will be expected to build statistical models, test hypotheses, interpret, summarize, visualize, and succinctly report on data holdings. The Data Scientist will perform research on various data sources, to include unstructured data and social media (e.g. Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube) using quantitative and qualitative content analytics. The Data Scientist will plan, organize, arrange, and implement training and outreach activities for various projects and programs across the larger data science community. The Data Scientist will construct and perform complex database search queries in multiple databases.
Experience in the following areas required:
Data manipulation, analytic/business insight tools, and data visualization experience
Experience constructing and performing complex database search queries
Experience/ knowledge of computer science concepts, data architecture, and experience/knowledge of programming and statistics
Experience working with statistical packages (e.g. SPSS, R, or SAS)
Experience/knowledge of social network and link analysis tools (e.g. NodeXL, Palantir, i2 Analyst’s Notebook)
Experience working and successfully collaborating with IC all source analysts
Ability to communicate technical findings to non-technical audiences
Foreign language experience is a plus
· Minimum of Bachelor's degree in related discipline and 8+ years’ experience, or master’s degree in fields such as mathematics, engineering, social sciences and 5+ years’ experience..