Full Job Description
Our Advanced Data Analytics division in Reston, VA is seeking a talented Data Scientist for R&D projects with large amounts of complex data. As a Data Scientist you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and analyzing the results of innovative solutions to clients’ challenging machine learning and data mining problems. Applicants interested in applying only off-the-shelf solutions need not apply. Project teams are small, typically 2-5 people including Data Scientists, Mathematicians, and Software Developers. Each person is involved in the project’s entire process, from concept through design and implementation to demonstration. Our management structure gives you the freedom to create innovative designs and products. The ideal candidate will have experience writing well-documented, maintainable, and extensible software and APIs.
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Machine Learning, Data Science, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or a related field
Significant experience developing and knowledge of best practices for evaluating innovative, scalable anomaly detection, classification, recommendation, and related algorithms
Significant programming experience in Python, Java, Scala, or R
Experience with machine learning software libraries such as scikit-learn and Weka
Understanding of deep learning algorithms and experience with related libraries such as TensorFlow, Torch, and Deeplearning4j a plus
Experience with big data tools such as Apache Spark, Mahout, or Storm a plus
Experience with NLP (Natural Language Processing) a plus
Ability to communicate algorithm design, performance metrics, and data analyses in written and oral reports
US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED; applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and will need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information
Position Location: Reston, VA
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. Metron takes affirmative action in support of its policy to employ and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
VEVRAA Federal Contractor