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CACI International Data Scientist in Charlottesville, Virginia

Data Scientist

Job Category: Science

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: TS/SCI

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: Local

CACI is seeking a Mathematics / Statistical Scientist (Mid) to perform and manage the production of various products in coordination with project and program leadership. This position will support development and application of data mining analysis, aggregation, fusion, and visualization to process, analyze, and integrate raw data facilitating the production and dissemination of S&TI an GMI relating to foreign ground forces research, development, weapon systems, employment and operations. The candidate shall integrate statistical data analysis with geospatial data and services to produce web services in an interactive map application. The work involves ensuring data is available in actionable, standard, and usable forms and the application of intelligence principles in concert with a practical knowledge of information technology to provide technical mission support.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Processing, tagging/labeling/parsing/indexing unstructured, semi-structured, and structured classified and unclassified data sets.

  • Developing research designs (including formulating testable questions, identifying and defining key concept and variables, and matching appropriate methods to problems.)

  • Data project management (including cleaning and preparing data) and creating, structuring, and maintaining data sets.

  • Data analysis and modeling (including manipulating datasets and interpreting findings using a mix of programs/environments (such as R, Python, Matlab, Excel) and techniques (e.g., text and pattern analysis, supervised and unsupervised data clustering, classification, change/anomaly detection, time-series, regression, geospatial, and/or social network analysis.)

  • Develop process flows/visualizations and technological developmental roadmaps and capturing them in the appropriate databases and data analysis tools.

  • Contribute to data-driven all-source analysis, assessment, and decision making and implement innovative methodologies which enhance production and dissemination activities.

  • Use text/web data analytics for establishing and expanding keyword searches and using bibliometric analysis tools to perform horizon scans and deep dives into identified S&T research fields

  • Provide knowledge/familiarity of technical language

  • Provide experience with Big Data (parallel processing power and options for handling analysis of data)

  • Understand the retrieval processes from databases using industry-standard query languages (e.g., SQL)

Minimum Education and Experience Required:

  • MA/MS degree in a related scientific field (Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics. etc.)

  • 5+ years of experience as a Physical Scientist on DoD related programs and projects.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Active in scope DoD TS/SCI security clearance. Must be willing to obtain a CI Polygraph

  • Ability to conduct analysis and produce comprehensive technical assessments that include independent research and technical writing.

  • Must possess the ability to work independently with minimal oversight while maintaining focus on research objectives defined by the client.

What We Can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

  • For over 60 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

Company Overview: At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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