Statistician / ORSA / Data Scientist

Data Solutions & Technology Incorporated (DST) Charlottesville, VA Starting from $70000.00 per year

Statistician / ORSA / Data Scientist

Position:     Full-Time

Location:    Charlottesville, VA

Start Date:  ASAP



Experience: 10+ years


*Position requires active TS/SCI level security clearance.


Position Description / Summary of Duties:

Serves as a Statistician, ORSA, and Data Scientist for the U.S. Army's National Ground Intelligence Center (NGIC) Anti Armor Analysis Program.

Duties and Responsibilities:

·       You will work hand in hand with the customer leading a data science effort that develops new analytical methods designed at saving US service member’s lives.

·       You will lead a project the government fully supports and expects/needs the contractor to directly impact.

·       You'll recommend new methodologies of performing data analysis and prediction of enemy trends and attacks on US vehicles world-wide. 

·       You will assist government and contract analysts and data scientists with evolutionary use of new Army/MI Amazon Web Services (AWS) based data science environment

·       The results you will have are designed to identify the weapon system used, its employment and lethal effects; provide recommendations to mitigate vehicle vulnerabilities and protect US personnel. 

·       You'll have the opportunity to collaborate across group of diverse US Government customer stakeholders.

·       Additionally, you'll perform data collection, wrangling, and analysis across a plethora of data sets.

·       You will conduct technical inquiry, reporting and briefing support.

·       You also will conduct program coordination support and work hand in hand with the government customer throughout the entire process.

·       Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

·       Education and General Experience:

o   Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Physical Science, or related scientific or technical discipline with four (4) years of technical experience; or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Physical Science, or related scientific or technical discipline with eight (8) years of technical experience.

·       Specialized Experience:

o   Capable of analyzing and interpreting data to solve problems and make predictions on future outcomes.

o   Ability to program/visualize in the statistical package R and Python

o   Demonstrated proficiency at using probability and sampling techniques to present findings and recommendations both orally and in written form.

o   Experience performing data analysis, data engineering and applying statistical techniques to develop predictive analytics.

o   Must be capable of data wrangling: extracting raw data and transforming it via statistical software packages.

o   Expertise using MS Excel, MS Access and MS PowerPoint.

o   10+ years of hands-on experience with statistics, ORSA (Operations Research/Systems Analyst) and/or data wrangling.

o   Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills.

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

·       Knowledge of operational Army and U.S. Government vehicles (combat, non-combat, and non-tactical), and personnel protective equipment (PPE)

·       Knowledge and experience in quantitative risk analysis

·       Knowledge of threat systems to U.S. Government combat, non-combat, and non-tactical vehicles, personnel, and structures.

·       May assist with development/maintenance of analytical policies and procedures.

·       Ability to collaborate with other intelligence entities in order to understand analytical methodologies and community of interest/stakeholders.

·       Experience with AWS SageMaker or other Machine Learning applications

·       Experience with AC2SP (Army MI Cloud Computing Service Provider) and or AC2SP DSE (Data Science Environment)

·       Experience in systems analysis techniques, concepts and methods and knowledge of available system software, computer equipment and open system architecture.

·       Experience with Agile methodologies, JIRA, Confluence and GITLab.

·       CompTIA Security+ CE or equivalent certified

·       Understanding of SQL/structured data and unstructured data/key value pairings

·       HIPAA certification.

·       Knowledgeable of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

·       The candidate would be able to complete DoD training and certifications and obtain DoD 8570.01-M IAT-I (Army AR25-2) certification including Computer Environment (CE) certification.

·       PMP and or PMI-ACP

  • NGIC experience, in general, and CIDB database experience, in particular

Required Clearance:

·     Active Top Secret/SCI

Data Solutions & Technology Incorporated (DST) is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
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