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Senior Data Scientist (Machine Learning)

Company: Mantech International Corporation
Location: Portsmouth
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

Become an integral part of a diverse team while working at an Industry Leading Organization, where our employees come first. At ManTech International Corporation, you'll help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement. ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer-oriented Senior Data Scientist to join our Dynamic Modelling team in Portsmouth, VA.

The Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center (NMCPHC) is the Navy and Marine Corps center for public health (PH) services to maximize readiness through force health protection (FHP) strategies and solutions for current and potential PH threats. NMCPHC provides leadership and expertise to ensure mission readiness in support of the National Military Strategy.

NMCPHC's core scientific and technical capabilities and product lines are to conduct Health Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Analysis; Disease and Injury Prevention; and PH Consultation and Support for the benefit of active-duty service members, retirees, and their families. This is carried out at the NMCPHC and its supported Medical/Military Treatment Facilities (MTFs), shore-based installations, and its Operational Medical Assets and field activities.

The Responsibilities of the Senior Data Scientist include but are not limited to:

  • Hands-on data scientist expected to take on new modeling projects using a variety of algorithms, techniques, and tools

Basic Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of progressive experience as a data analyst or statistician, programmer, and data scientist. We recognize there is no "normal" path to this skillset, and expect candidates from varied background

  • Deep knowledge of a wide variety of machine learning modeling tools - with particular depth in open-source libraries/frameworks

  • Strong Python programming skills

  • Experienced working within the full end-to-end workflow of an operational modeling team - from data ingestion/cleaning, model prototyping, model deployment, and operational tuning/retraining

  • Excellent foundational knowledge of applied statistics and modeling algorithms

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Data Science, Math, Engineering, Public Health, or another applicable area - or additional applied experience that demonstrates equivalent depth

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • Note: This position is for a machine learning programmer - although breadth across the overall workflow is useful, it does not substitute for breadth with core modeling tools and languages.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Applicable advanced degree, additional relevant certifications, or training

  • Anything that can serve as a "portfolio" - such as Github (or similar) repository of applied work, skill demonstrations in data science competitions (Kaggle, etc), or academic projects

  • SAS, R, or Tableau exposure or prior experience is a plus

  • Practical experience wrapping models in an API or model deployment to containerization workflows (Docker) or exposure to ML orchestration tools such as Airflow, MLFlow, KubeFlow, or similar

Security Clearance Requirements:

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a current Secret security clearance. Applicants that posses a current Secret security clearance are strongly preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to remain in stationary position for up to 50% of the time.

  • Must be able to move about inside the office or IT environment to access computer systems, modules; equipment and IT machinery.

  • Must be able to constantly operate computers and other IT environment systems such as IT machinery, modules, etc.

  • The person in this position frequently communicates with co-workers, management, and customers, which may involve delivering presentations.

  • Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.

  • The person in this position must be able to detect, identify, observe, and assess written communications; presentations; and manuals.

ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with ManTech through its online applicant system, please contact ManTech's Corporate EEO Department at (703) 218-6000. ManTech is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer - minorities, females, disabled and protected veterans are urged to apply. ManTech's utilization of any external recruitment or job placement agency is predicated upon its full compliance with our equal opportunity/affirmative action policies. ManTech does not accept resumes from unsolicited recruiting firms. We pay no fees for unsolicited services.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access http://www.mantech.com/careers/Pages/careers.aspx as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation please click careers@mantech.com and provide your name and contact information.

Keywords: Mantech International Corporation, Portsmouth , Senior Data Scientist (Machine Learning), Other , Portsmouth, Virginia

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