Data Scientist at Parsons Corporation (Baltimore, MD)

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In a world of possibilities, pursue one with endless opportunities. Imagine Next!

When it comes to what you want in your career, if you can imagine it, you can do it at Parsons. Imagine a career working with intelligent, diverse people sharing a common quest. Imagine a workplace where you can be yourself. Where you can thrive. Where you can find your next, right now. We've got what you're looking for.

Job Description:

Specifically, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Perform/utilize statistics, machine learning and analytic approaches to answer key intelligence questions, producing results and re-usable products that provide real value to Intelligence Analysts
  • Apply machine learning techniques to identify and transform data features, find hidden patterns and trends, build and optimize classifiers, create automated anomaly detection systems, and automate steps of a process
  • Apply analytical, machine learning, and statistical methods to prepare data for use in predictive and prescriptive modeling
  • Evaluate statistical models to determine the validity of analyses, implement evaluated models into production by collaborating with software developers, periodically re-evaluate and refine machine learning models being used in production
  • Curate and collect the data from a variety of traditional and non-traditional sources: extract data from sources, transform and integrate data in line with existing data, and load data into data stores for access by others
  • Develop processes and tools to monitor and analyze model performance and data accuracy
  • Work with analysts to interpret analytic results and refine analysis as needed
  • Effectively communicate results and ideas to key decision makers, analysts and other stakeholders and shall provide information as appropriate
  • Document all processes, models and activities by developing, documents, and implement a configuration management plan for data sets
  • Research latest data science tradecraft and technology


Required Qualifications

  • B.A./B.S. in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering or related field (Educational requirements may be adjusted for applicable work experience.)
  • 6 years' experience in data science and analysis (Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience.)
  • 2 years' experience programming with Python
  • Experience in streaming and/or batch analytics (e.g. Kafka, Spark, Flink, Storm, MapReduce, Hadoop)
  • Experience scrubbing data of irrelevant information prior to processing and modeling
  • Experience performing exploratory data analysis to determine how to identify missing data, trends, or opportunities for the data
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • US citizenship and current Top Secret SCI security clearance


Desired Qualifications

  • AWS certified (Solutions Architect, Big Data, SysOps Administrator, etc.)
  • Experience with data flow, management, and storage solutions (e.g., Kafka, NiFi, and S3)
  • Experience with Elasticsearch


Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
Top Secret SCI

This position is part of our Federal Solutions team.

Our Federal Solutions segment delivers resources to our US government customers that ensure the success of missions around the globe. Our diverse, intelligent employees drive the state of the art as they provide services and solutions in the areas of defense, security, intelligence, infrastructure, and environmental. We promote a culture of excellence and close-knit teams that take pride in delivering, protecting, and sustaining our nation's most critical assets, from Earth to cyberspace. Throughout the company, our people are anticipating what's next to deliver the solutions our customers need now.

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements.

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company's core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee's wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest-APPLY TODAY!
More Information on Parsons Corporation
Parsons Corporation operates in the Cybersecurity industry. The company is located in Centreville, VA, Washington, DC and Columbia, MD. Parsons Corporation was founded in 1944. It has 14420 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, Life Insurance and 401(K). To see all 128 open jobs at Parsons Corporation, click here.
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