Data Scientist

  • Xator Corporation
  • McLean, VA, USA
  • Nov 09, 2020
[Information Technology]

Job Description

Xator seeks enthusiastic, positive, and proactive self-starters to join our team. Our leadership aims to attract and retain the best and brightest employees, maintain an environment built on trust and pride, and encourage individual and team achievements. We uphold ourselves to an exceptional professional standard of conduct, setting ourselves apart from our competition.Xator is dedicated to creating and maintaining a lifelong learning environment. We encourage forward-thinking, innovation, and out-of-the-box ideas in an inclusive environment. Our training and continuing education programs allows us to constantly improve services and deliver innovation to our customers. We invest in our employees and they, in turn, advance our clients' mission.Clearance Requirement: Active or Current TS w/ a current SCI and Polygraph.POSITION OVERVIEWThe Data Scientist will be expected to build statistical models, test hypotheses, interpret, summarize, visualize, and succinctly report on data findings. The Data Scientist will perform research on various data sources, to include unstructured data using quantitative and qualitative content analytics. The Scientist will construct and perform complex database search queries in multiple databases using SQL and API interfaces. The Scientist will perform web scraping and apply various techniques for processing unstructured data. The Scientist will leverage automation and machine learning to manage data, predict scenarios and make recommendations. The Data Scientist will contribute to building new analytical tools and packages across the enterprise and will be expected to collaborate with team members in a highly technical environment. The Data Scientist will be expected to learn and leverage emerging technologies including AWS and Git.JOB REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONSEducation+ Bachelor?s degree in a highly quantitative subject or related field (for example, statistics, mathematics, economics, or related field)+ BS degree + 3 years of applicable experience OR a Master's degree + 1 year of applicable experienceExperience+ Strong experience working with Python or R programming languages+ Experience working with data manipulation, analytic/business insight tools, and data visualization experience+ Experience with SciPy stack or Tidyverse packages+ Experience constructing and performing complex database search queries+ Experience/ knowledge of computer science concepts, data architecture, and experience/knowledge of statistics+ Experience /familiarity with statistics and probability including predicative modeling+ Experience with visualizing data using popular packages including Tableau, ggplot or Matplotlib+ Ability to communicate technical findings to non-technical audiencesIND123Equal Opportunity StatementXator Corporation, and its Subsidiaries, provides equal opportunity to all applicants for employment as required by and/or consistent with applicable country law and company policy. Consistent with the foregoing, Xator Corporation provides qualified applicants consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veterans? status, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other status(s) protected by law. In the United States, Xator Corporation ensures nondiscrimination in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Associated topics: data administrator, data analyst, data integration, data management, data quality, etl, erp, hbase, mongo database, sql