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Data Scientist

Company: Avid Technology Professionals, LLC
Location: Herndon
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Seeking a Data Scientist / Developer in Herndon, VA for a unique position for a strong applications developer to work on a high-profile suite of services that will supply users with productionized data analytics to assist the wide range of Information management mission activities conducted across the customer organization. The candidate will work with a team of software developers and data scientists to refine the new baseline of analytic tools and build out new tools on a routinized production cadence to meet the evolving needs of Client users. This is an exciting opportunity for developers wanting to broaden their credentials in the realm of high-demand data analytics. Development will take place in an iterative fashion using scrum techniques with inputs from the Project Manager, IT Division Leadership, Technical Director, and Subject Matter Experts and other business stakeholders. The candidate must have the ability to communicate with project team members, user community, and leadership to assess changes and demonstrate iterative progress.This position will include a variety of activities, including: Participation with iterative software development teams with adherence to all reporting requirements Designing, developing and unit testing code for a production system and demonstration capabilities Developing iterative screen mock ups, use of rapid prototyping to drive out requirements and design Providing demonstrations and detailed walk through of features to a variety of technical and non-technical audiences Meeting with stakeholders, analyzing requirements, developing user stories and related artifacts, and translating these into software development tasks Working with systems engineers to specify and design the final system Development of technical documentation and briefing materials to support program status reviews, control gates, and other presentations as directedMANDATORY SKILLS: TS/SCI with Poly required for this role1. Demonstrated job experience with text analytics and its applications/role/use in business intelligence/business analytics (i.e. search, entity extraction, sentiment analysis, document summarization, document categorization)2. Demonstrated job experience to cleanse and process (Extract, Transform, Load - ETL) large raw data sets.3. Demonstrated job experience researching and implementing novel machine learning algorithms for new business problems4. Demonstrated job experience developing proof of concepts of new technologies and evaluate the state of the art in machine learning algorithms for text analytics5. Demonstrated job experience in designing (in Python and/or Java) and developing web-based platforms and services to perform data analytics on large data sets6. Demonstrated ability to design, develop, test and implement new applications based on project requirements7. Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Math, or other relevant field and minimum of six years of experience (Masters degree equates to an additional 2 years of relevant work experience)OPTIONAL SKILLS: 1. Demonstrated job experience working in Linux (Bash) shell scripting2. Demonstrated job experience with machine learning tools such as TensorFlow3. Demonstrated job experience with Solr or Elastic Search4. Demonstrated job experience with data visualization tools (i.e. Tableau, Pandas, D3.js, ggplot, etc)5. Demonstrated job experience with NoSQL data stores such as MongoDB, DynamoDB, , and Cassandra6. Demonstrated job experience with performing advanced analytics against big data7. Demonstrated job experience with development and deployment of applications in the Commercial Cloud Services (C2S) environment or an Amazon Web Services cloud environment8. Demonstrated job experience using tools such as spaCy, Apache OpenNLP, Stanford CoreNLP, NLTK, LingoClustering, or Gensim Natural Language Processing9. Demonstrated job experience with Natural Language Processing10. Demonstrated job experience in Agile software development teams using scrum techniques11. Demonstrated job experience using Jira, Confluence, and GitHub for documenting work12. Demonstrated job experience working in a project team (3-5 developers) with experience in decomposing concepts to discrete development tasks and managing your work to a deadlineAbout AvidTechnology ProfessionalsAvid Technology Professionals, LLC (ATP) is a premiere provider of software and systems engineering, and acquisition program management services for the community. ATP is actively seeking to pursue contract opportunities with other departments and agencies in the federal government, in state governments, and in the commercial sectors. Delivered by seasoned experts in the IT field, ATP solutions adeptly address the IT concerns manifesting in both the federal and commercial sectors.Employee BenefitsThe ATP Employee Benefits package includes:

  • A Supportive and Equitable Working Environment that is both Stimulating and Challenging
  • Competitive Hourly Salary
  • Unique Employee Success Sharing Program that allows ATP employees to Share in Company's Successes
  • Automatic Approved Overtime (as long as contract permits)
  • Retirement Pay (401K); 100% company paid, immediately vested with Profit-Sharing Component
  • Company Medical Coverage Plans - HMO, Open Access, PPO plans
  • Company Dental Plan - widely accepted, comprehensive, and flexible
  • Progressive Overtime Policy
  • Flexible Spending Account benefit
  • Lucrative Referral Bonus Policy
  • Holiday Scheduling that Coincides with Government Holidays
  • Robust Professional Expenses & Training Program
  • Computer Allowance
  • Internet Allowance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance

Keywords: Avid Technology Professionals, LLC, Germantown , Data Scientist, Other , Herndon, Maryland

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