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Senior Data Scientist ( R-00037646 )


Data Analyst



Hyattsville, Maryland, United States


Job Description:

This position provides technical expertise to C5ISR Center Sustaining Base Network Assurance Branch (SBNAB) Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) Security Operations Center (SOC) as a Senior Data Scientist.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Support the SBNAB DCO Senior Data Scientist.
  • Mine and analyze data from various sources to drive decision support and improvement of organization strategies.
  • Assess the effectiveness and accuracy of new data sources/attributes and data collection techniques.
  • Work with structured and unstructured data to prepare in-depth analysis, including the normalization and canonicalization of data to ensure consistent inputs.
  • Introduce validation and reporting techniques to ensure the veracity of data.
  • Develop custom data models and algorithms to apply to data sets and extract additional insights.
  • Provide expertise in exploratory data analysis, pattern discovery and advanced analytical techniques.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and 10+ years of prior IT experience, or Master’s degree with 6+ years of experience. Additional certifications and experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Must have a DoD-8570 IAT Level 2 baseline certification (Security+ CE or equivalent) to start.
  • Must have an active Top Secret/SCI security clearance.
  • Motivated self-starter with strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to create complex technical reports on analytic findings.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in heterogeneous computer networking technology and work in protocol and/or interface standards specification.
  • Deep technical understanding of core current cybersecurity technologies as well as emerging capabilities.
  • Hands-on cybersecurity experience (Protect, Detect, Respond and Sustain) within a Computer Incident Response organization.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the life cycle of cybersecurity threats, attacks, attack vectors and methods of exploitation with an understanding of intrusion set tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs).
  • CND experience (Protect, Detect, Respond and Sustain) within a Computer Incident Response organization.
  • Experience in a 24x7 environment.

External Referral Bonus:Eligible

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI

Travel:Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Data Scientist

Pay Range: