18 days old

Senior Data Scientist

Schriever, LA 70395
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Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCI

Job Description:

Parsons is a leader in the development of cutting-edge solutions for the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community. Our success can be attributed to our people and our priorities. We hire the best, we make them a priority, and we never lose focus on the mission.

We are supporting a large US Space Force contract to develop advanced tools and applications in support of the space domain awareness mission. Our team is looking for a Senior Data Scientist with a desire to develop and deploy state-of-the-art machine learning and artificial intelligence (ML/AI) solutions that solve some of the most challenging problems facing our Space Force Guardians. Recognized as a leader in the application of ML/AI solutions within the DoD, our work includes automated pattern-of-life learning, anomaly detection, predictive analysis, and advanced sense-making.

Are you an experienced Data Scientist looking for an opportunity to grow your skillset? Do you want to develop world-class machine learning and artificial intelligence solutions? Do you want to be part of a team that is helping the government solve major national security challenges? If so, then we need your help.

Physical locations for this classified work will be at Schriever SFB and at the Parsons office in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Required Skills

  • Master's or PhD degree in Computer Science, Data Science, or related technical discipline with 10+ years of industry experience. Relevant experience, applicable training and/or certifications may be substituted for an advanced degree.
  • Experience leading data science and machine learning initiatives including designing experiments for validating the efficacy of pattern-of-life models in environments with partial/scarce observability
  • Experience with Python or similar interpreted programming languages in support of data science and machine learning
  • Experience with machine learning and data science tools (e.g. Jupyter, Apache Spark, Google TensorFlow)
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, flexible environment while taking the initiative to learn new tools and concepts quickly
  • Excellent communication skills, in both spoken and written English
  • Must be a US Citizen due to DoD contract
  • Active Top-Secret clearance with DCID eligibility for SCI

Desired Skills

  • Experience with Recurrent Neural Nets (RNNs) using Long Short-Term Memory (LSTMs) and/or Gated Recurrent Units (GRUs)
  • Strong software development skills with experience in automating scalable machine learning and inferencing pipelines
  • Experience with Scala and/or Java programming
  • Experience deploying software to DoD classified systems & networks
  • Experience working with the U.S. Intelligence community and classified intelligence reports
  • Knowledge of Space Operations and/or Space Domain Awareness is a plus
  • Experience with Semantic Web, Kubernetes, Hadoop, and/or Linux OS is a plus

The anticipated annualized full time target compensation (median) for this position is: $150,000.00.

Benefits for this position include: medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) and 401K.

Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.

The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief.


Posted: 2021-10-07 Expires: 2021-11-14

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Senior Data Scientist

Parsons Corporation
Schriever, LA 70395

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