Copper River IT

Data Scientist

Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 month ago(4/14/2021 3:52 PM)
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We are a seeking a Data Scientist to serve as the senior Data Scientist/Computer Scientist in support of Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition (SAF/AQX) and other stakeholders, with insights gained from analysis of common Enterprise data.


This position is contingent upon award.


  • Serve as the expert in applying operations research and computer science theory, methods and techniques, and as the professional in scientific efforts requiring the design, development and adaptation of computer-based mathematical, statistical, and econometric models, and provides advice and insight to senior leaders
  • Act as a liaison to OSD on data initiatives supporting the prioritization, scope, and management of the following activities within the acquisition domain: high level data architecture design; hands-on implementation; problematic data analysis, integration efforts with new data sources; data refinement of organization/storage methods, key performance indicator (KPI) development, and data science projects
  • Manage the Enterprise data architecture and Enterprise data services outreach to MAJCOMs, Functional leaders, Services, Agencies, Chief Data organizations, to meet DoD and AF wide mission objectives
  • Support collaboration efforts to understand and analyze the business mechanics regarding: machine learning (ML) analytics, artificial intelligence (AI) analytics, data creation and the documented process of cataloging the utilization process pipelines for new data sources
  • Develop intricate algorithms based on deep-dive statistical analysis and predictive data modeling; analyze and process complex data sets using advanced querying, visualization and analytics tools
  • Generate hypotheses about the underlying mechanics of the business process; prepare data visualizations and reports; and test hypotheses using various quantitative methods
  • Support ML tasks such as: applying various ML and advanced analytics techniques to perform classification or prediction tasks; integrating domain knowledge into the ML solution; establishing best practices around ML production infrastructure
  • Support the following data analytics processes: Data and Quantitative Analysis; Decision Analytics; Predictive Modeling; Data-Driven Personalization; Big Data Queries and Interpretation; Data Mining and Visualization Tools; Business Intelligence (BI); Research, Reports and Forecasts; Business Skills


  • Education:
    • Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited institution in Operations Research, computer science, data science, analytics, engineering, mathematics, quantitative economics, one of the physical sciences, or a closely related scientific discipline, is highly desired. An Advanced degree (Masters or PhD) in one of these disciplines is preferred
  • Required Knowledge/Experience:
    • Minimum of fifteen (15) years of experience in data science/data architecture
    • Knowledge of policies, principles, concepts, guidance, procedures, techniques and methodologies pertaining to enterprise data management, operational enterprise data architecture, data services platform pipeline, use case framework and execution, and data assessment and enablement
    • Knowledge of mission, roles, functions and organizational structure, and operation of DoD and AF organizations to provide command-level staff guidance
    • Knowledge of the DoD and AF Acquisition processes
    • Ability to plan, organize and direct the functions of an organization, as well as mentor, motivate, and appraise the staff of an organization
    • Ability to communicate both orally and in writing clearly, consistently, and with technical accuracy
  • Required Clearance:
    • Active Secret Clearance

Other Responsibilities

  • Perform other tasks consistent with the goals and objectives of the department/contract
  • Perform other duties as assigned

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

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