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SCOAA - Data Scientist

Point Solutions Group

Point Solutions Group

Data Science
Huntsville, AL, USA
Posted on Friday, May 26, 2023

Point Solutions Group is part of a team providing development and operational support to a major intelligence contract in the Huntsville area. We are currently looking to hire a skilled Data Scientist to create applications to aid United States war fighting efforts. Candidates, in order to be considered for this opportunity must be able to maintain an active Top Secret / SCI Clearance and support on site work at the Prime contractor’s location in Huntsville, AL.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs analysis of data systems, such as Big Data systems  
  • Performs statistical analysis and provides input for reports and dashboards 
  • Assists in the development of data products, reports, and dashboards or other display techniques
  • Evaluates data, algorithms, and their interaction to improve algorithm performance* 
  • May apply advanced statistics, including natural language processing and machine learning to create solutions 
  • Assists with data modeling and data virtualization
  • Writes code to preprocess and clean data 
  • May conduct unit testing and troubleshooting 

Required Experience:  

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Data Science, Engineering, Math, Statistics, Operations Research or related field or equivalent experience 
  • Minimum of 5 years related experience 
  • U.S. Citizenship  
  • Familiarity with advanced machine learning, data science techniques and mathematical approaches 
  • Working knowledge of current operating systems and programming languages 
  • Active DoD Top Secret security clearance with eligibility for DIA-SCI access. Candidate selected must successfully pass a DIA CI polygraph within 60 days of hire 

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Experience with Machine Learning / Deep Learning, Advanced Analytics, Neo4j, MongoDB, ArangoDB, SQL and NOSQL databases 
  • Programming experience in Python, R, Julia, TensorFlow, CUDA, JavaScript, Scala, Java, Unix/Linux, C, C++ 
  • Applied Mathematics experience in areas such as Linear Algebra, Abstract Algebra, and Partial Differential Equations. 
  • Possess a deep understanding of the mathematical concepts behind Artificial Neural Networks, and know how to tailor activation functions, loss functions, and network layers, beyond the use of basic ML libraries. 
  • Familiarity with DevOps principles, CI/CD pipelines, and Agile methodologies. 
  • Proactive self-starter capable of finding and solving problems with little guidance 
  • DoD Analyst background 
  • Data engineering experience: working with large amounts of structured and unstructured data