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Post Date: Feb 28, 2019
Job Type: Full time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: - n/a -
Location: US - District of Columbia - Washington
Job Reference: T443566
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Data Scientist   (Job Number:443566)


- Independently performs complex data analytics tasks involving the application of advanced data mining principles, practices, and techniques which require knowledge of customer data domains.
- Understands the data lifecycle – Has ability to analyze, model and interpret data.
- Analyzes, evaluates, and integrates data mining solutions to complex and diverse problem sets.
- Integration with data analytics platforms including Apache Spark, Apache Hadoop is needed
- Practices the application of optimum data mining techniques in accordance with customer specifications, quality standards, schedule, and funding guidelines.
- Delivers technical presentations to senior management and customers.
Transform, improve and integrate data, depending on the USDA’s mission requirements.

Participates in technical scope definition and negotiations.

Understands design and implementation of new analytics & dashboards to enable enhanced tracking for the executive

Critical thinking capabilities - able to look at numbers, trends, and data and come to new conclusions based on the findings

Combine the data result sets across multiple sources

Possess knowledge in Applied Mathematics, to include: statistical analysis, temporal and pattern analysis, correlation of events, predictive probability analysis, and regression testing.


- Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience.
- Experience with visualization software and programming languages, including analytics methods for big data.
- Experience with working in interdisciplinary teams
- Excellent writing skills and ability to communicate effectively
- Ability to develop briefing materials, administrative, and logistics support
- Excellent analytical skills, problem solving and troubleshooting ability.

SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: Jan 18, 2019, 11:00:00 PM
Primary Location: United States-DC-WASHINGTON
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: None
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time