CACI International Data Scientist/Data Acquisition Specialist in Springfield, Virginia
Data Scientist/Data Acquisition Specialist
Job Category: Science
Time Type: Full time
Minimum Clearance Required to Start: Secret
Employee Type: Regular
Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%
Type of Travel: Local
Come join our Ever Vigilant CACI team for a new and rewarding career to be part of an innovative cloud-based technical/IT focused team to apply cutting edge cloud technologies creating and evolving a highly visible data analytics platform solutions to support the Department of Defense (DoD), our nation, and allies.
The CACI Team is seeking a highly motivated junior level Data Acquisition Specialist with Data Scientist experience where there is plenty of growth opportunities in the field to “harness the power of the cloud in an Agile world”. As a Data Specialist, you will hone your skills and contribute to the team collaborating with technical SMEs and teams to innovate or high-dimensional datasets related to financial transactions for highly visible DoD management decision-making.
What You'll Get To Do:
Contribute to the team and mission supporting the processing of structured and unstructured data to derive patterns and trends, in order to draw scientifically credible analytical conclusions base on quantitative analysis
Use your analytical skills to improve accountability in the defense industry
Participate in stakeholder interviews and fact finding efforts to dive further into their data rich environments for good reporting products
Help to assess, identify and evaluate novel algorithms, methodologies, tools and data sources with application of DoD/Government analytics.
Understanding of BI platforms and reporting tools like QlikSense or Tableau
Supports the team and client with descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics.
Provides data analytics, data visualization, and AI capabilities that will improve financial reporting for DoD
Assists in the identification of new opportunities to build state-of-the-art data analytics and immutable architectures with other data analysts and engineers
Engage with customers onsite, from CACI offices, and remotely when necessary.
You’ll Bring These Qualifications:
3+ years’ experience in financial reporting, auditing, internal controls, or data analytics
1+ years’ experience with development, maintenance, and enhancement of data mappings, workflows, and process
Experience working with DoD financial Systems such as GFEBS, STARS, SABR, or Navy-ERP
Experience acquiring, ingesting, and normalizing data, including organizing databases
Experience writing data business rules in SQL and building data reconciliations
Ability to manipulate data from multiple structured and unstructured data sources
Knowledge of, or ability to learn and adapt to, the Agile/SCRUM methodology
Ability to obtain a Secret (or higher) clearance.
BA or BS degree
Experience with data analytics, big data, and cloud-native technologies, including Hadoop, HDFS, Hive, Cloudera, NoSQL, or Spark
Experience with data operations pipeline, machine learning techniques, and working with or creating data architectures
Experience with modern relation databases, including MySQL or PostgresSQL
Experience providing recommendations using dashboards, visualizations, or reporting BI platforms including QlikSense or Tableau
Experience with excellent communication skills both orally and written for briefing management and clients
Experience working in Agile and DevOps environments
MA or MS degree a big plus
Any education or certification towards AWS Certification family and/or Security 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.