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Data Scientist 2

Annapolis Junction, MD
Five years of experience analyzing datasets and developing analytics, five years of experience programming with data analysis software such as R, Python, SAS, or MATLAB. An additional two years of experience in software development, cloud development, analyzing datasets, or developing descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics can be substituted for a Master's degree. A PhD from an accredited college or university in a quantitative discipline can be substituted for three years of experience.

MANDATORY SKILLS: Seeking a Data Scientist with analytic development skills to support a highly visible cyber sensor and analytic modernization program. The candidate will work with a team to analyze and characterize large data sets, create data visualizations, and identify
anomalous/interesting behavior. The successful candidate will have experience with
analysis in the cyber domain and discovery operations, and have experience with algorithm design and development in cloud environments.
Required skills:
- Produce data visualizations that provide insight into dataset structure and meaning
- Work with subject matters experts (SMEs) to identify important information in raw data and develop scripts that extract this information from a variety of data formats (e.g., SQL tables, structured metadata, network logs)
- Incorporate SME input into feature vectors suitable for analytic development and testing
-Translate customer qualitative analysis process and goals into quantitative formulations that are coded into software prototypes
- Develop and implement statistical, machine learning, and heuristic techniques to create descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics
- Develop statistical tests to make data-driven recommendations and decisions
- Develop experiments to collect data or models to simulate data when required data are unavailable
- Develop feature vectors for input into machine learning algorithms
- Identify the most appropriate algorithm for a given dataset and tune input and model parameters
- Evaluate and validate the performance of analytics using standard techniques and metrics (e.g. cross validation, ROC curves, confusion matrices)

About Avid Technology Professionals 
Avid Technology Professionals, LLC (ATP) is a premiere provider of software and systems engineering, and acquisition program management services for the community. ATP is actively seeking to pursue contract opportunities with other departments and agencies in the federal government, in state governments, and in the commercial sectors. Delivered by seasoned experts in the IT field, ATP solutions adeptly address the IT concerns manifesting in both the federal and commercial sectors.
Employee Benefits
The ATP Employee Benefits package includes:
  • A Supportive and Equitable Working Environment that is both Stimulating and Challenging
  • Competitive Hourly Salary
  • Unique Employee Success Sharing Program that allows ATP employees to Share in Company's Successes
  • Automatic Approved Overtime (as long as contract permits)
  • Retirement Pay (401K); 100% company paid, immediately vested with Profit-Sharing Component
  • Company Medical Coverage Plans - HMO, Open Access, PPO plans
  • Company Dental Plan - widely accepted, comprehensive, and flexible
  • Progressive Overtime Policy
  • Flexible Spending Account benefit
  • Lucrative Referral Bonus Policy
  • Holiday Scheduling that Coincides with Government Holidays
  • Robust Professional Expenses & Training Program
  • Computer Allowance
  • Internet Allowance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance

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