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CACI International Data Scientist Lead in Mclean, Virginia

Data Scientist Lead

Job Category: Science

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: TS/SCI with Polygraph

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: None

Type of Travel: None

What You’ll Get to Do

We are looking for a Data Scientist with an entrepreneur’s mindset to support a fast-paced and growing data science team working on projects critical to National Security. The position is located within a classified space in the Northern Virginia area, and requires an active TS/SCI with Polygraph security clearance.

More About the Role

The Data Scientist will be expected to build statistical models, test hypotheses, interpret, summarize, visualize, and succinctly report on data findings. The Data Scientist will perform research on various data sources, to include unstructured data using quantitative and qualitative content analytics. The Scientist will construct and perform complex database search queries in multiple databases using SQL and API interfaces. The Scientist will perform web scraping and apply various techniques for processing unstructured data. The Scientist will leverage automation and machine learning to manage data, predict scenarios and make recommendations. The Data Scientist will contribute to building new analytical tools and packages across the enterprise and will be expected to collaborate with team members in a highly technical environment. The Data Scientist will be expected to learn and leverage emerging technologies including AWS and Git.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a highly quantitative subject or related field ( for example, statistics, mathematics, economics, or related field)

  • In order to qualify as a Journeyman, candidates are required to have a BS degree + a minimum of 3 years of applicable work experience. In order to qualify as a Senior, candidates are required to have a BS degree + 18 years of applicable experience OR a Master’s degree + 10 years of applicable experience

  • TS/SCI clearance with polygraph required

  • Strong experience working with Python or R programming languages

  • Experience working with data manipulation, analytic/business insight tools, and data visualization experience

  • Experience with SciPy stack or Tidyverse packages

  • Experience constructing and performing complex database search queries

  • Experience/ knowledge of computer science concepts, data architecture, and experience/knowledge of statistics

  • Demonstrated experience using statistical and machine learning techniques including supervised and unsupervised learning and natural language processing

  • Experience /familiarity with frequentist statistics and probability including predictive modeling

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 55 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.

As a federal contractor, CACI is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.

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