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Data Scientist (Active TS/SCI Required)

Location: Chantilly, VA

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Apogee Integration is seeking a System Data Scientist to work in Chantilly, VA.

Position Description

  • The Ground Support Services Program performs technical planning, systems integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analysis for total systems. 
  • Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include:  concept, design, fabrication , test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal. 
  • Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. 
  • Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.
  • Recognized expert within the company, who designs, researches and develops highly advanced applications, which may result in new product/business opportunities for the company. Leads efforts to capture new business through technical work and capability briefings.
  • The Data Scientist will be involved in the analysis of unstructured and semi-structured data, including latent semantic indexing (LSI), entity identification and tagging, complex event processing (CEP), and the application of analysis algorithms on distributed, clustered, and cloud-based high-performance infrastructures.
  • Exercises creativity in applying non-traditional approaches to large-scale analysis of unstructured data in support of high-value use cases visualized through multi-dimensional interfaces.
  • Handle processing and index requests against high-volume collections of data and high-velocity data streams. Has the ability to make discoveries in the world of big data.
  • Requires strong technical and computational skills - engineering, physics, mathematics, coupled with the ability to code design, develop, and deploy sophisticated applications using advanced unstructured and semi-structured data analysis techniques and utilizing high-performance computing environments.
  • Has the ability to utilize advance tools and computational skills to interpret, connect, predict and make discoveries in complex data and deliver recommendations for business and analytic decisions.
  • Experience with software development, either an open-source enterprise software development stack (Java/Linux/Ruby/Python) or a Windows development stack (.NET, C#, C++).
  • Experience with data transport and transformation APIs and technologies such as JSON, XML, XSLT, JDBC, SOAP and REST. Experience with Cloud-based data analysis tools including Hadoop and Mahout, Acumulo, Hive, Impala, Pig, and similar.
  • Experience with visual analytic tools like Microsoft Pivot, Palantir, or Visual Analytics.
  • Experience with open source textual processing such as Lucene, Sphinx, Nutch or Solr. Experience with entity extraction and conceptual search technologies such as LSI, LDA, etc. Experience with machine learning, algorithm analysis, and data clustering.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor or Master degrees in Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Engineering or other Information Technology disciplines
  • Requires 8 to 10 years with BS/BA or 6 to 8 years with MS/MA or 3 to 5 years with PhD.
  • Active TS/SCI clearance with CI Polygraph
  • Domain experience in Intelligence Community (IC), Department of Defense (DoD), or Commercial IT programs
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, ability to facilitate meetings with multi-organizational stakeholders, understanding explicit and implicit deliverables
  • Self starter, proactive in responding to customer needs, ability to work independently and within team environments
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to relate professionally with customers and colleagues
  • Ability to operate in an extremely dynamic environment
  • Responsible, reliable and flexible
  • Passion for learning and knowledge transfer
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment, as needed.
  • Experience working with Geospatial/GEOINT or SIGINT data/information.
  • Ability to lead and influence

About APOGEE INTEGRATION…Applied Intelligence!

For 18 years, our core team of engineering professionals have provided the domain expertise and integrated products that serve as a primary means of analysis for leading decision makers throughout the Intelligence Community.  We are honored to be able to serve our customers and are dedicated to providing products and services to ensure their long-term success.
Combining innovation with practical results and a proven commitment to customer care, our full life-cycle expertise covers the continuum of engineering needs:

Aerospace Engineering, Software Engineering, Geospatial Analysis, 3D Interactive Visualization, Network Engineering, Systems Administration, Information Assurance, Systems Engineering, Modeling & Simulation, Space Protection, Enterprise Requirements.

Benefits:

Although clearly focused on The Mission, at APOGEE, we realize that our staff or APOGEE-niuses are our greatest assets.  We are committed to a high performance culture and provide an environment that challenges our employees to be exceptional.  We provide World Class Health & Wellness, Retirement & Savings, Time Off and Beyond the Basics Benefits.

Health & Wellness

United Healthcare, Guardian Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Long/Short Term Disability and Health Savings Account.

Retirement & Savings

Apogee wants to ensure that every Apogee-nius can participate and grow a meaningful retirement nest egg without losing the flexibility to save for other goals. To provide this flexibility, the Company provides a 401(k) that enables Apogee to contribute up to 7% of your gross salary to your retirement.

Apogee 401(k)

Apogee offers a 401(k) plan to all our employees. You are eligible to participate in the plan beginning on the first of the month following 3 months of employment. You may contribute up to 20% of your gross wages each pay period on a pre-tax basis. Apogee will match 100% of your contribution to the 401(k) up to 7% of your gross salary. The maximum dollar amount you can contribute for 2017, per the IRS, is $18,000. The Vesting period for Apogee matching contributions is 3 years. The Apogee 401(k) is administered by Fidelity Investments. Fidelity provides Apogee 401(k) plan users a wide selection of investment choices including index funds, managed funds, stocks and bonds tailored for your investments goals and years till retirement. The goal of the Apogee Retirement Plan is to help you maximize annual retirement growth and savings while providing you the flexibility to meet other personal financial goals.

Time Off

26 days off annually from a mixture of fixed, floating and earned personal time off!

Mobility Bonus

Apogee-niuses are on-the-go!  Apogee provides our Apogee-niuses up to $1,000 Mobility Bonus for Broadband Internet and Cellphone services. Apogee has an on-line time & expense system and interactive website that is integral for our business processes.   To ensure that you stay in touch with the Apogee-nome, your customers, and check on the latest Apogee tweets and texts, cellphone access is key.  This bonus is paid out quarterly in the amount of $250.

Professional Development Assistance (PDA) Plan

Apogee provides its Apogee-niuses with PDA toward management-approved training, tuition, continuing education, and conferences. Annual cap is $5,250. Apogee assists by offering software, books and the training you need to excel in your job. Apogee will purchase for you any approved materials that apply to your job. 

Apogee Integration is an M/F Disabled and Vet EEO/AA Employer

Reach your peak and become an Apogee-nius! Today!

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