The selected individual will have broad responsibility for
creating and executing the data science and analytics vision and
strategy and they support the growth of our Cyber and Intelligence
business unit. The position is crucial to our Insights program
development, building the data science team, and future science and
analytics pipeline creation.
The data scientist will assist with progressing our data science
leaders to support our growth and build on Jacobs' solid foundation
of machine learning and artificial intelligence. The ideal
candidate must be growth-oriented and a strategic thinker. Key
responsibilities include scaling our data science, machine
learning, engineering and data analytics teams to grow and build a
world-class Insights service; coach and mentor current Jacobs' data
science leaders; and recruit additional top data science talent to
support awarded contract opportunities.
Drive the vision, strategy, and priorities to support growth
opportunities within the Insights community. Support proposals
development that requires analytical support. Be able to support
multiple programs at once. Responsible for collaboration with
business units and endusers to create compelling and accurate data
presentations based on the entire data analytics and reporting
service suite. They design and prototype data ingestion, cleaning,
curation, storage and retrieval, concentrating particularly on
analytics, statistical modeling, dissemination and presentation.
The data scientist will work with developers and data analysts from
the data analytics team to build and maintain endtoend user
capabilities and interface based on business functional and
Requirements: High School Diploma and 20 years general
experience or an Associate's degree and 18 years general experience
or a Bachelor's degree and 16 years general experience or a
Master's degree and 14 years general experience. Requires 14 years
directly related experience. Related experience must be in one or
more of the following: Java, Microsoft Certified Solutions
Developer (MCSD), Elasticsearch ELK Stack (or other Big Data)
ecosystem, Cloudera, Kafka, Linux (Redhat), SQL, JSON, C , Python,
R, C#, Ruby, Agile methodologies, Adobe Certified Expert (ACE).
Must have strong interpersonal skills and writing ability
commensurate with programming skills, mathematical skills and
Desired: Experience developing processes and training and cloud
based system architectures and related tools. Experience with
Cloudera, Kafka, Logstash, Redhat, SQL, JSON, C , Python, R, C#,
Ruby, Agile Methodologies, Adobe Certified Expert (ACE). Excellent
interpersonal skills and ability to work both independently and in
a fast-paced team environment. Excellent written and verbal
communications skills required. Highly self-motivated and directed,
with keen attention to detail. Creative problem-solving abilities.
Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure
environment. Ability to work with minimal oversight. Willing to
work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment. Experience in
large development initiatives, developing high volume database
applications, data warehousing, complex shell scripting, Agile
methodology and public or private cloud experience.
Most work will be done at a desk or computer.
General Office environment. The work environment is fast-paced
and sometimes involves extreme deadline pressures. The nature of
the work requires a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with
other members of the staff as well as individuals across the
Company and Customers.
Equipment & Machines:
General office equipment including PC/laptop, Fax, Copiers,
Shredder, Printers, Telephone, and other miscellaneous office
Attendance is critical at all times. Must be able to work a
40-hour workweek, normally Monday through Friday. However, times
and days may vary depending on business requirements. Needs to be
available to work overtime during critical peaks and be available
to meet last minute requests for overtime should the situation
Other Essential Functions:
Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in
Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must
not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others. Must put
forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and
promotes teamwork and cooperation.
Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the
organization both verbally and in writing. Must be well-organized
with the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks
simultaneously. Must work well under pressure to meet deadline
requirements. Must be willing to travel as needed. Must take and
pass a drug test and background check as well as a motor vehicle
records check. Must be a US citizen.