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ICF International Inc.

Data Scientist

Post Date:May 22, 2023Type:Full-Time
Start Date:5/22/2023Salary:
Location:US-VA-Arlington Job Reference:70345a2c7c4014dd71cb1b236

Job Description:
ICF International seeks an experienced Data Scientist to support the research and development of new cyber analytic capabilities that will help the US protect and defend its networks and critical information systems. The successful cleared candidate will act as a Data Scientist to support a large federal cyber security analytic program. Your work will contribute to the knowledge of how cyber-attacks work, how vulnerabilities are exploited, and the way hostile cyber actors operate. Utilize your skills to help experiment and prototype future cyber capabilities for implementation at large-scale.As the Data Scientist, your skillset will create useful and actionable insight for the customer through the development of machine learning, deep learning models, and related algorithms. The ideal candidate is strong mathematically, can automate scoring using machine learning techniques, build recommendation systems, and select the correct data points for analysis from large data sets. You are focused on results, a self-starter, and have demonstrated success for using analytics to drive the understanding, growth, and success of the analysis. This is an opportunity to contribute to an important project from its beginning, work with the latest and emerging technologies, and all while building a great career at ICF!This role is primarily telework-based with occasional meetings at client locations (Arlington, VA or Pensacola, FL) or ICF facilities within the National Capital Region.What You Will Be Doing:Perform knowledge elicitation from customer subject matter experts and convert that to derived algorithmsAnalyze large data sets to identify actionable insights with mathematical statistical rigorRigorously critique and correct intermediate results to improve the algorithmic outcomesDesign and deploy deep learning algorithms and predictive modelsDevelop custom data models and algorithms to apply to data setsAssess the effectiveness and accuracy of new data sources and data gathering techniquesDevelop processes and tools to monitor and analyze model performance and data accuracyInterpret and communicate results to non-technical customersWhat You Must Have:3+ years of experience in Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Computational Linguistics, Artificial Intelligence or related field. Education can be considered in lieu of experience. 3 + years of practical working experience in one or more of the following areas: Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning Models, Question Answering, Text Mining, Information Retrieval, Distributional Semantics, Data Science, Knowledge EngineeringU.S. Citizenship required (required by federal government for position) SCI required.1 + years of experience with one or more programming languages (e.g., Python, JavaScript, R, etc.)Preferred Skills/Experience:Experience using a variety of mathematical, statistical, data mining, and data analysis methods/toolsInterpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with various clients in order to explain and elaborate on technical detailsExperience in productization of machine learning algorithms and the ability to deliver data science components that are part of successful deliverablesWorking knowledge of general machine learning algorithms and NLP, Graph Theory, and Network AnalysisExperience with statistical data analysis, experimental design, and hypotheses validationExperience with database querying like SQLReadiness to collaborate with engineering teams, product teams, and customers to develop prototypes and software productsScaled Agile Framework (SAFe) experienceCompTIA Security+ or higher certification level preferredWorking at ICFICF is a global advisory and technology services provider, but we're not your typical consultants. We combine unmatched expertise with cutting-edge technology to help clients solve their most complex challenges, navigate change, and shape the future. We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are committed to creating a culture where we embrace our differences in ideas and identities. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. Learn more about what we do and our commitment to inclusion can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination: Know Your Rights and Pay Transparency Statement.Pay Range - There are multiple factors that are considered in determining final pay for a position, including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location, education and certifications as well as contract provisions regarding labor categories that are specific to the position. The pay range for this position is:$77,890.00 - $132,413.00Arlington, VA (VA31)

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