Data Scientist/Engineer - 39212 in Washington, DC at HII-TSD

Date Posted: 5/28/2022

Job Snapshot

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Job Description

Enlighten is looking for an experienced Data Scientist/Engineer to join our team.  The Data Scientist/Engineer will establish and implement end-to-end proof of concept for leading edge data mining and analytics systems. They will be responsible for the creation of innovative methodologies for extracting key parameters from big data coming from various sensors. The data scientist will utilize their expertise in machine learning, statistical data analytics, and predictive analytics to help create and implement data solutions and analytics for diverse Department of Defense (DoD) data sets.  Data will involve Imagery/Geospatial sensor data and logistics. 

Security Clearance:

  • A current Secret level U.S. Government clearance is highly desired, but not required on day 1.  Any candidate without a Secret clearance will be processed for one and therefore all candidates must be a U.S. Citizen.

Required Skills: 

  • B.S. degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Statistics, Operations Research, Applied Math, or equivalent fields
  • Must have 5+ years of Data Scientist or equivalent experience.
  • Strong familiarity with machine learning, data mining, dimensionality reduction, and related analytics methods (e.g., clustering, sequences, networks, time series, deep learning, regression analysis, time series, probabilistic models, supervised classification and unsupervised learning, statistical analytics, etc.). 
  • Able to conduct analysis and orchestration of a large volume of diverse data sets.
  • Experience with Imagery and Geospatial data.
  • Capable of applying the latest technologies in machine learning, data mining, and predictive analytics to correlate disparate datasets and events, and derive value.
  • Architect and work closely with other team members to develop a scalable cloud-based data analytics engine.
  • Strong mathematical background (linear algebra, calculus, probability and statistics).
  • Experience with mathematical programming languages such as Python and R and their data science libraries. 
  • Familiar with scalable distributed data processing, management, and visualization tools (e.g. Hadoop, ELK, Kafka, Accumulo, graph databases, etc.).
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with distributed computing frameworks (e.g. Hadoop, Spark)
  • Experience with DoD data types and current DoD Data Strategies

This position is ELIGIBLE for an Employee Referral Program Bonus (grade: T08 - TS/SCI)

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Security Clearance: None
Telework - Limited
Diversity Statement We are an EOE that values our employee’s talent – regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, religion or other protected characteristics – Your Talent Is Our Strength. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and Veterans are encouraged to apply. Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply. Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information. U.S. Citizenship Required for the majority of our positions.
Mission Technologies
HII’s Mission Technologies division develops integrated solutions that enable today’s connected, all – domain force. Capabilities include C5ISR systems and operations; the application of AI and machine learning to battlefield decisions; defensive and offensive cyberspace strategies and EW; unmanned, autonomous systems; LVC solutions; platform modernization; and critical nuclear operations. Together, HIIs domain expertise and advanced technologies support mission partners anywhere around the globe. For more information, visit
HII’s is a global engineering and defense technologies provider. With a 135 – year history of trusted partnerships in advancing U.S. national security, HII delivers critical capabilities ranging from the most powerful and survivable naval ships ever built, to unmanned systems, ISR and AI/ML analytics. HII leads the industry in mission – driven solutions that support and enable a networked, all-domain force. Headquartered in Virginia, HII’s skilled workforce is 44,000 strong.

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