Data Scientist


Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Data Scientist to support software development and integration efforts for design and implementation of an interface that connects data with similar datasets in different repositories. This position requires an active TS/SCI with Polygraph clearance and is located in the Chantilly, VA area.

The Data Scientist shall gather labeled training data from related systems and datasets for use training machine learning models and use the labeled training data to train initial models for use in the system. The Data Scientist shall collaborate with the Software Developer to integrate machine learning models into the system and maintain learning-based components, ensuring that models are updated in the system, to include retraining at regular intervals. The Data Scientist shall manage compilation and updates of training data related to the system, identify and test new kinds of models that could improve performance of the system, and work with others to aid in standardization of metadata and labeling.

Mandatory Skills:
  • Requires BS degree and 12 - 15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 - 13 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.
  • Demonstrated experience with development and coding using Python.
  • Demonstrated experience connecting information across multiple datasets such as database queries, or API calls.
  • Demonstrated experience training machine learning models, to include updating and maintaining models over time.
  • Demonstrated experience integrating models into front-end software such as inference engines.

Desired Skills:
  • Demonstrated experience implementing other human-language technologies, such as machine translation or entity extraction.
  • Demonstrated experience with ElasticSearch, to include leveraging the ElasticSearch inference engine.
  • Demonstrated experience with graph databases.
  • Demonstrated experience using the Linux operating system.

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