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Data Scientist (RDT&E)-Mid Level

Government and Military

Computer Scientist


Washington, Washington DC, United States


  • Conducts data analytics, data engineering, data mining, exploratory analysis, predictive analysis, and statistical analysis, and uses scientific techniques to correlate data into graphical, written, visual and verbal narrative products, enabling more informed analytic decisions
  • Proactively retrieves information from various sources, analyzes it for better understanding about the data set, and builds AI tools that automate certain processes. Duties typically include: creating various ML-based tools or processes, such as recommendation engines or automated lead scoring systems.
  • Performs statistical analysis, applies data mining techniques, and builds high quality prediction systems
  • Should be skilled in data visualization and use of graphical applications, including Microsoft Office (Power BI) and Tableau; major data science languages, such as R and Python; managing and merging of disparate data sources, preferably through R, Python, SQL, or VBA depending on the use case; statistical analysis; and data mining algorithms
  • Should have prior experience with large data multi-INT analytics, ML, and automated predictive analytics
  • Employ mathematics, statics, information science, artificial intelligence, machine learning, network science, probability modeling, data mining, data engineering, data warehousing, data compression, and data protection to correlate complex, technical findings into graphical, written, visual and verbal narrative products on trends of existing intelligence data to leverage other IC data sources
  • Develop and utilize machine learning and data mining algorithms, including, but not limited to prediction algorithms based on open source capabilities
  • Integrate or code algorithms to support Government intelligence search and discovery missions
  • Proficient in the use of cloud-based platforms (Amazon Web Services, etc.) to perform data science tasks
  • Make best-practice recommendations on managing data within hardware, software, storage, and bandwidth constraints
  • Employ data science techniques to support predictive analysis, social media and crowd-source data analytics, war gaming, and strategy development
  • Employs exploratory analysis and rapid iteration techniques of large volumes of data to quickly derive intelligence
  • Prepare products to describe and document findings and activities


  • Must possess a current U.S. Government Top Secret security clearance with SCI eligibility (TS/SCI)
  • Must be able to obtain a polygraph
  • Bachelors degree and 8 years


Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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