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Saturday, June 19, 2021

PP - Data Scientist Level 2

Data Scientist Level 2
 
Clearance: TS/SCI w/ Polygraph

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Send a Microsoft Word copy of your resume to: HR@zavda.com

Job Description:
Zavda was founded in 2006 and is a SDB certified, Service Disabled Veteran owned, and Woman owned small business that offers leading IT management, Intel, and Cyber opportunities in both the private and public sector.  Zavda is looking for a Data Scientist Level 2 who will develop machine learning, data mining, statistical and graph-based algorithms to analyze and make sense of datasets; prototype or consider several algorithms and decide upon final model based on suitable performance metrics; build models or develop experiments to generate data when training or example datasets are unavailable; generate reports and visualizations that summarize datasets and provide data-driven insights to customers; partner with subject matter experts to translate manual data analysis into automated analytics; implement prototype algorithms within production frameworks for integration into analyst workflows.
 
Required: Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop experiments to collect data or models to simulate data when required data are unavailable 
  • Develop feature vectors for input into machine learning algorithms
  • Identify the most appropriate algorithm for a given dataset and tune input and model parameters
  • Evaluate and validate the performance of analytics using standard techniques and metrics (e.g., cross validation, Receiver Operating Characteristic [ROC] curves, confusion matrices)
  • Oversee the development of individual analytic efforts and guide team in analytic development process • Guide analytic development toward solutions that can scale to large datasets
  • Partner with software engineers and cloud developers to develop production analytics
  • Develop and train machine learning systems based on statistical analysis of data characteristics to support mission automation

Education/Experience:

  • Extensive experience (5+ years) in Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) and/or information security operations and in the security aspects of multiple platforms, operating systems, software, communications, and network protocols along with malware analysis in support of incident analysis and response
  • Bachelor's and Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in a quantitative discipline (e.g., statistics, mathematics, operations research, engineering or computer science)
  • Five years of experience analyzing datasets and developing analytics, five years of experience programming with data analysis software such as R, Python, SAS, or MATLAB
  • An additional two years of experience in software development, cloud development, analyzing datasets, or developing descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics can be substituted for a Master's Degree. A PhD from an accredited college or university in a quantitative discipline can be substituted for three years of experience

Job Location:

  • Ft. Meade, MD

Zavda is a small business and an equal opportunity employer- Veteran/Female/Minorities/Individual with Disabilities.  With Zavda you have the opportunity to provide dependable solutions and support that with benefit the national security missions.  Zavda prides itself to providing continual professional growth and success for the Zavda Team.
 
 

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