Data Scientist

Location: Arlington (Rosslyn), VA
Date Posted: 01-14-2019
Competitive Innovations, LLC is seeking a mid-level Data Scientist for cybersecurity in support of a major federal client, working onsite in Rosslyn, VA.  This position is part of a team that provides services that analyze and produce enhanced cyber security and threat intelligence information to include threats and potential threats to the customer’s personnel, information, and information systems; provides timely and relevant intelligence to assist with mitigating cyber threats confronting the Department; supports evaluation, implementation, and operations of tools/technologies used in advanced data analysis. This is a full-time employee position with Competitive Innovations and includes a competitive benefits package.
 
 
Responsibilities:
The Data Scientist will support the customer’s overall cyber threat analysis efforts. The data scientist is responsible for applying machine learning and advanced analytics techniques to solve industry problems and developing software to be used for a range of machine learning and advanced analytics techniques, including predictive modeling, anomaly detection, customer profiling and segmentation, text analytics and big data analytics in solving our cyber security problems or helping others to speed up their searching or problem identifying.
 
 
Qualifications:
 
  • Secret level security clearance
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related technical discipline is desired.
  • Certifications Desired:  CISSP, CCSP  
  • 4 years of experience in technical data analysis with increasing responsibilities
  • Demonstrated oral and written communications skills
  • Good working knowledge of data analysis techniques to support cyber threat intelligence
  • Highly self-motivated and capable of completing ad hoc and time sensitive assignment
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to effectively research, write, communicate and brief to varying levels of audiences to include at the executive level
  • Previous experience working within cross functional and interdisciplinary project teams to achieve tactical and strategic objectives.
 
Specialized Experience:
  • Three years of experience in intelligence or technical analysis with a focus on cyber threat analysis and threat modeling, to include preparing and presenting results.
  • Experience building models on real world problems
  • Software development experience in Java/R/Python/Pandas/Scikit-learn
  • Expertise in Machine Learning and advanced analytics
  • Experience in Natural language processing
  • Expertise in Splunk and machine learning tools
  • Passion to answer Product/Engineering questions with data
  • Proven experience effectively prioritizing workload to meet deadlines and work objectives
 
 
About Competitive Innovations, LLC
 
Competitive Innovations (CI) is a solutions provider to government and industry, headquartered in Arlington, Virginia.  CI serves customers with critical requirements – including national and cyber security -- in information technology, management, mission support, training, and web solutions.  Founded in July 1999, CI is committed to the core values of integrity and service.  CI is a small business concern, Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, and Kentico Gold Partner proudly serving both public and private sector customers.   
 
Competitive Innovations, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)
 
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