LMI

Junior Data Scientist (Secret Clearance Required)

Job Locations US-VA-Tysons
Posted Date 3 months ago(3/30/2021 6:30 PM)
Job ID
2021-5950
# of Openings
1
Category
Data/Analytics

Overview

LMI is a consultancy dedicated to powering a future-ready, high-performing government, drawing from expertise in digital and analytic solutions, logistics, and management advisory services. We deliver integrated capabilities that incorporate emerging technologies and are tailored to customers’ unique mission needs, backed by objective research and data analysis. Founded in 1961 to help the Department of Defense resolve complex logistics management challenges, LMI continues to enable growth and transformation, enhance operational readiness and resiliency, and ensure mission success for federal civilian and defense agencies.

 

This position is embedded within our Advanced Analytics & AI 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 their 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 data 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

  • Active DoD Secret clearance
  • 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 using platforms 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
  • At least 1–4 years of experience in the field
  • Superior communication skills, both oral and written
  • Preferred experience in the following areas:
    • DoD experience preferred
    • Data science methods related to data architecture, data munging, data and feature engineering, and predictive analytics
    • Unstructured text and natural language processing
    • R, Python, SAS, or MATLAB
    • Anaconda, IBM Blue, and Oracle Big Data to analyze large data sets and develop automated analytics in making sense of data affecting DoD operations
    • Developing machine learning, data mining, statistical network, natural language processing, text analytics, and graph-based algorithms to analyze massive data sets
    • Supervising algorithm implementation in on-premise and cloud-based computing environments
    • Developing software to generate reports and visualizations that summarize data sets and provide data-driven insights
    • Developing and implementing statistical, machine learning, and heuristic techniques to create descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics as well as to develop statistical tests to make data-driven recommendations and decisions

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EEO Statement

LMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer-all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. 

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LMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. LMI is committed to the fair treatment of all and to our policy of providing applicants and employees with equal employment opportunities. LMI recruits, hires, trains, and promotes people without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other factors protected by applicable law.

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