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Senior Systems Administrator ( R-00043883 )


Systems Administrator



Reston, Virginia, United States


Job Description:

As part of an Agile Team, this role as an Expert Data Scientist program designs, develops, and maintains software applications using a tailored SAFe Agile DevSecOps Scrum process. This role implements data auditing, reporting, and security through the use of existing tools and developing new ones. Extensive experience with a broad range of data analysis tools and techniques is required. This role leads complex projects requiring data analysis, interpretation, and communication to support decision-makers and customers.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Create innovative solutions to meet the technical needs of customers
  • Develop custom data models and algorithms to apply to data sets
  • Participate in the development of documentation
  • Coordinate closely with customers, Scrum Masters, and cross-functional areas to communicate project statuses and initiatives
  • Analyze data to effectively coordinate the installation of new systems or modifications to existing systems
  • Support the Agile software development lifecycle
  • Communicate key project data to team members and build team cohesion and effectiveness
  • Develop and execute project plans leveraging Atlassian tool suite such as JIRA and Confluence to track activities.
  • Apply best practices and standard operating procedures

Basic Qualifications

  • Candidate must have an active TS/SCI with polygraph
  • Candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree and 10 years of prior relevant experience. A Masters degree with 6 to 10 years of prior relevant experience.
  • Additional years of experience will be considered in lieu of education

Preferred Qualifications

  • Extensive knowledge of a variety of machine learning techniques (clustering, decision tree learning, artificial neural networks, etc.) and their real-world advantages/drawbacks
  • Extensive knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts (regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests and proper usage, etc.) and experience with applications
  • Experience visualizing/presenting data for stakeholders
  • Experience querying and analyzing machine logs
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for coordinating across a team

External Referral Bonus:Eligible

External Referral Bonus $:5000

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph


Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Data Scientist

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