Senior Data Scientist

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
Top Secret SCI w/Polygraph
Job Description:

Are you a problem solver with big data sets? Do you like being part of a critical mission? Parsons is focused on providing our customers with unique capabilities and expertise that other company's lack. We operate as a high-performance team focused on maintaining the top technical talent to perform the customer mission. The success of the customer's mission is our number one priority. We are currently seeking a Senior Data Scientist.

Parsons Data Scientists perform a variety of tasks related to the evaluation of data and supporting the extraction of high value intel through the use of statistical models and other advanced techniques such as Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence. Paired with teams of system and software engineers, our data scientists act as force multipliers for big data problems, empowering data informed decisions and system architectures. If you are enamored by technology and eager to sink your teeth into something new, this position, and Parsons, is for you.

  • Bachelor of Science degree or higher in computer science, statistics, mathematics, or related technical or scientific field; or similar course of study at an accredited school (or substituted education and experience) and approximately 10 years of related experience.
  • Ability to develop mathematical algorithms and applications in response to complex requirements.
  • Experience working with Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence to evaluate large data sets and highlight items of interest
  • Ability to identify systems enhancements and new capabilities, concept demonstrators, capability business cases.
  • Demonstrated participation in and/or directing the activities of highly skilled technical and analytical teams responsible for developing solutions to highly complex analytical/intelligence problems.
  • Understanding of customer Policies like International Policy, Co-Production, and dissemination of data desired
  • Strength in collaboration and teamwork within, between, and across organizational boundaries.
  • Must demonstrate good oral and written communication skills, along with good interpersonal skills and an ability to work cooperatively and effectively as a team member.

Additional Qualifications:
  • Maintains, moves, and manipulates data between applications, using appropriate software (e.g., Python, Java, MS Power BI, Apache Kafka, and others as technology evolves).
  • Advanced level proficiency with MS Office, data mining, ability to develop and manipulate, and maintain databases.
  • Demonstrated experience using COTS desktop software (MS Excel, MS Power BI), and the Windows operating environment.
  • Experience with software packages used for advanced statistical analysis of operational data and tools for data visualization.
Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.