LMI

  • Junior Data Scientist

    Job Locations US-VA-Tysons
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/10/2019 11:48 AM)
    Job ID
    2019-2687
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Data/Analytics
  • Overview

    This position is embedded within our Data Analytics practice. Leverage your curiosity and problem-solving skills to explore, discover, and predict patterns contained within data sets for a wide range of government clients. This includes the derivation of clear narratives that help our clients understand their data and how those insights address research questions.

    Responsibilities

    • Frame and scale data problems to analyze, visualize, and find data solutions.
    • Manipulate common data formats, including comma-delimited, text files, and JSON.
    • Transform data and analysis into informative visualizations and interactive dashboards using open-source and commercially available visualization and dashboard tools.
    • Derive insights and analytic narratives from data and visualizations for effective storytelling and clear communication in response to research questions.
    • Work in a fast-paced, solutions-oriented environment focused on client deliverables, analysis, and reporting.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in data science, mathematics, statistics, economics, computer science, engineering, or a related business or quantitative discipline
    • Experience working with tools, including object-oriented programming (Python, Java), computational analysis tools (R, MATLAB), and associated data science libraries (scikit-learn)
    • Experience creating meaningful data visualizations and interactive dashboards such as Tableau, Qlik, Power BI, RShiny, plotly, and d3.js to communicate findings and relate them back to how your insights create business impact
    • Working knowledge of databases and SQL; preferred qualifications include linking analytic and data visualization products to database connections
    • Preferred experience with data science methods related to data architecture, data munging, data and feature engineering, and predictive analytics; additional preferred qualifications include working with unstructured text and natural language processing
    • Superior communication skills, both oral and written

    Applicants for this position may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Please note that only US citizens are eligible to obtain security clearances.

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