Data Scientist

Would you like to perform rewarding, mission-focused work while contributing to the success of an established, growing company? Pragmatics, Inc. is seeking a Data Scientist to join our growing intelligence community team and provide research, analysis, and production services to our customer in Suitland, Maryland. RESPONSIBILITIES: Research opportunities for data acquisition and new uses for existing data and collaborate within the IC to perform exploratory and targeted data analyses Discover data sources and tools for creating advanced geospatial products and demonstrating a proof of concept of how these data can fulfill maritime intelligence gaps. Prepare, mine, and analyze structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data, and identify trends and patterns Design and develop new, scalable tools, dashboards, and visualizations to enable users to consume and understand data more effectively and efficiently Identify data needs and proper methods for data gathering, extraction, integration, preparation, quality, and governance from internal and external sources Employ a variety of programming languages, analytic techniques, and tools to develop statistical algorithms and models, machine learning, and visualizations for use in predictive and prescriptive modeling and proof of concept initiatives Create positive customer relationships in order to gather input and feedback for addressing analytical issues and advanced reporting needs Collaborate with other analytic professionals to continuously build a broader and deeper data science and analytics capability Attend GEOINT-related conferences and meetings in order to gain insight and understanding of the latest military and civil sector GEOINT techniques and technologies under development. (minimum of three events per year, 5 days each, in Dayton, OH, San Diego, CA, and Denver, CO) Produce and present Briefings and Presentation Materials, Technical Memoranda, etc Provide exercise support/test and demonstration wrap-up reports with recommendations on utility of application to maritime analysis. Create operating procedure manuals for data acquisition, analysis and production methods. REQUIRED SKILLS: Bachelor's Degree in a quantitative or technical field of study, such as Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, or Geospatial Information Systems 3 years' experienceintegrating data mining, conditioning, and analysis that includes the use of current data analysis software and methods 3 years' experience in ESRI ArcGIS 3 years' experience in 1 or more of the following: MATLAB, SAS, SPSS, or Hive 3 years' experience programming in Python, C++, R, or Interactive Data Language (IDL) 1 year's experienceworking withgeospatial data or imagery data 1 year's experienceworking withdatabase structures and query tools 2 years' experience in technical writing for analysis reports Demonstrated problem solving skills Demonstrated presentation skills for conferences, including but not limited to presenting at professional or academic conferences CLEARANCE: Must have Active Top Secret Clearance with SCI access, US Citizenship is required COMPANY OVERVIEW: Join an established and reliable mid-tier government contractor with a reputation for excellence.  For over 30 years, Pragmatics, Inc. has provided state-of-the-art technology services and solutions to the Federal Government.  We have diverse contracts with both Defense/Intelligence Agencies and Federal/Civilian agencies. We provide Software Engineering, Agile Business Intelligence and Analytics, Audio Visual and Learning Technologies, Cybersecurity, Systems Engineering, Independent Verification and Validation, IT Service Management, Program Management, and Transportation Solutions.  We have been externally appraised at SEI CMMI Level 5 and are ISO 9001, ISO/IEC 27001, and ISO/IEC 20000-1 certified. Pragmatics strives to provide the highest level of customer satisfaction, as well as rewarding careers for our employees, who are hardworking, enthusiastic, and dedicated to superior performance.  Pragmatics is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, Women, Veterans and Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of a disability. 6810
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Minimum Qualification
Less than 5 years

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