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Senior Data Scientist

Company: Prescient Edge
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Prescient Edge is seeking a Senior Data Scientist to support a Federal government client. As a Senior Data Scientist, you will:

  • Conduct data analytics, data engineering, data mining, exploratory analysis, predictive analysis, and statistical analysis as well as use scientific techniques to correlate data into graphical, written, visual, and verbal narrative products, enabling more informed analytic decisions.
  • Proactively retrieve information from various sources, analyze it for better understanding about the data set, and build AI tools that automate certain processes.
  • Create various ML-based tools or processes, such as recommendation engines or automated lead scoring systems.
  • Perform statistical analysis, apply data mining techniques, and build high quality prediction systems.
  • Utilize skills in data visualization and graphical applications, including Microsoft Office (Power BI) and Tableau; major data science languages, such as R and Python; managing and merging of disparate data sources, preferably through R, Python, or SQL; statistical analysis; and data mining algorithms.
  • Utilize prior experience with large data Multi-INT analytics, ML, and automated predictive analytics.

Please note that the availability of this position is contingent upon contract award.


At Prescient Edge, we believe that acting with integrity and serving our employees is the key to everyone's success. To that end, we provide employees with a best in class benefits package that includes:

  • A competitive salary with performance bonus opportunities
  • Comprehensive healthcare benefits, including medical, vision, dental, and orthodontia coverage
  • A substantial retirement plan with no vesting schedule
  • Career development opportunities, including on-the-job training, tuition reimbursement, and networking
  • A positive work environment where employees are respected, supported, and engaged

Job Requirements

  • Active TS/SCI security clearance
  • Minimum of 12 years of experience related to the specific position with at least a portion of the experience within the last 2 years.
  • Master's Degree in an area related to the position from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education; may substitute with a bachelor's degree related to the position from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and an additional 5 years of related senior-level experience for a total of 17 years.
  • Demonstrated in-depth knowledge and understanding of the activities required to meet mission requirements.
  • Demonstrated mastery of qualitative and quantitative analytic methodologies and pursue developments in academia or other fields that affect tradecraft methodology.
  • Demonstrated ability to define comprehensive, new, or unique research approaches that enable rigorous assessments to address and contribute to high-level tasks.
  • Demonstrated in-depth analysis of analytic operations and knowledge management issues across organizational and intra-IC boundaries and clearly articulates key findings.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and with minimal to no oversight.
  • Demonstrated ability to review analytic products for cogent arguments, tradecraft standards, and adequate support for conclusions.
  • Ability to routinely test analytic rigor of analytic products.

Prescient Edge is a Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB) founded as a counterintelligence (CI)/ Human Intelligence (HUMINT) company in 2008. It is a global operations and solutions integrator delivering full-spectrum intelligence analysis support, training, security, and technology R&D support solutions to the Department of Defense (DoD) and Throughout the Intelligence Community (IC).

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