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Senior Data Scientist: Python knowledge- Cleared position!

McLean, VA
Belay Technologies has been voted #1 for Baltimore Business Journal's (BBJ) Best Places to Work!  
 

Belay Tech is seeking a Senior Data Scientist for upcoming work in the McLean, VA area. You should possess an active security clearance and have the below experience. 

* Approximately Five years of related experience
* Prior experience with the Intelligence Community and methodological experience in some of the following areas: 
* Relationships and discovery (correlating, enriching and prioritizing data about activity among actors, devices or facilities to enable the discovery of structure, roles, key relationships and targets), 
* Situational awareness (unifying data into a single context, allowing the current situation to be accurately and quickly understood), 
* Systems modeling (building a computational analog of a real-world system – political, military, economic, social or technical – to understand how it operates, what it is capable of, and how it may react to shocks) and 
* Business analytics (supporting data-driven decisions about how we can improve the business of intelligence).
* Thorough knowledge of appropriate analytic methods and methodological tools in the  following areas:
* Applied mathematics (e.g. probability and statistics, multivariable calculus, linear algebra, ordinary and partial differential equations, stochastic processes, graph theory)
* Computer programming (e.g., scripting, data parsing/ETL, artificial intelligence, machine learning, math/statistics packages, natural language processing, software versioning, distributed computing)
* Visualization (e.g., dashboard creation, network analysis, GIS/geospatial analysis, telemetry analysis)
* Thorough knowledge of Python and some of the following software/tools: SQL, R, Hadoop, Spark, Java, C/C++, Git, Bash, Tableau, ArcGIS, Unix commands.
* Thorough knowledge of research design principles
* Thorough knowledge of intelligence collection methods, capabilities, and tasking process.

Desired Experience: 
* Creativity and innovation to go beyond current tools to deliver the best solution to complex problems.
* Ability to leverage multiple data management tools to organize relevant information and make decisions.
* Ability to develop comprehensive software applications.
* Ability to translate complex, technical findings into an easily understood narrative (i.e., tell a story with the data) in graphical, verbal, or written form.
* Ability to multitask and change focus quickly as mission needs change.
* Ability work collaboratively and effectively in a team environment.
* Ability to establish and maintain internal and external professional networks including subject matter experts, collectors, and decision makers that are necessary to carry out tasks or projects. 
* Familiarity with project management concepts and principles.
 
Lead the Way 
 
Belay wants you to lead the way - push boundaries, offer ideas, create solutions, and be a part of something great with Team Belay!  Our team is full of technology pioneers who take the smartest approach, never accept the status quo, and are excited about making a difference!!
 
Our team leads:
  • Ideas; white papers, new technologies, improving existing infrastructure and introducing solutions...Belay was built on ideas
  • Growth; Be the Captain of your Fate!  Share your aspirations and Belay will pave the way with conferences, education, mentorship and hands-on exposure to new and exciting things
  • Development; step up, be instrumental in our growth and business efforts and you will be met with an open door to new experiences as leaders in a growing company
  • Benefits; your feedback determines our offerings, which improve constantly based on your needs
  • Giving: You tell us what is important to you and Belay will support your personal cause and charitable efforts, we’ve paid donations and volunteered to causes special to our team
  • Fun; You give us ideas and we deliver in a big way, with go-kart racing, rock climbing, swanky casino nights, skeet shooting, happy hours and more!
 
Make a difference and have fun with Team Belay!!

Perks and Benefits
 
Belay Technologies offers an extensive benefits package, including:

- Up to 8 weeks in paid leave (4 weeks of personal leave, 3 days of Yay! leave, take off on your birthday!, 10 paid holidays, and optional leave up to 6 days through Belay's volunteer program)
- 6% matching in 401(k) contributions vested on day one
- $5,000 annual training/tuition or the option to use that money to pay off student loans
- Rich medical coverage (100% coinsurance, no copays) with a fully funded Health Savings Account with up to $3000 in annual contributions from Belay
- Dental coverage including orthodontia
- Up to $420,000 in life insurance, life insurance and disability premiums covered 100% by Belay
- Pet insurance, generous referral bonus program, company sponsored lunches and events, and many more!
 
 
Think you know someone who might be right for the job? Refer them to LeadTheWay@belaytech.com and you may be eligible for a referral reward up to  $10,000!
 
 
What We Do
Belay Technologies provides leading technology and engineering solutions to the DoD, as well as state-of-the-art commercial products. We are a certified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business in the Baltimore/Washington area, and we are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We hire software engineers, web designers, test engineers, systems engineers, systems administrators, database engineers and other tech services.
 
Key words: Full Clearance, Fort Meade, SDVOSB, Service-disabled veteran owned small business, DoD, SG, Poly
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