• Location: McLean, Virginia
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #2693

Title: Data Scientist
Location: McLean, VA
*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph needed to apply *
Company Overview:
Cornerstone Defense is the Employer of Choice within the Intelligence, Defense, and Space communities of the U.S. Government.  Realizing early on that our most prized assets are our employees, we continually focus our attention on improving the overall work/life experience they have supporting the mission.  Our Team is pushed every day to use their industry leading knowledge to provide end-to-end solutions to combat our nation’s toughest and most secure problems.  If you are looking for a place to not only be professionally challenged, but encouraged and supported by a company that cares, don’t look any further than Cornerstone Defense.

Position Description:      

  • Demonstrated experience assessing data quality and integrity.
  • Demonstrated experience creating and managing various types of databases.
  • Demonstrated experience developing custom database scripts, queries, and graphical interfaces.
  • Demonstrated experience designing and optimizing logical data architectures.
  • Demonstrated experience identifying, analyzing and implementing scalable solutions for optimizing database exploitation and processes.
  • Demonstrated experience programming with Python, SQL, and NiFi.
  • Demonstrated experience building and maintaining CI/CD pipelines with source control software such as Git or GitHub.
  • Demonstrated experience using issue management software such as Jira.
  • Demonstrated experience with cloudera, impala, and cloud resources such as AWS.
  • Demonstrated experience providing data visualizations.
  • Demonstrated experience actively participating in data modeling project teams.
  • Demonstrated experience translating business needs into actionable technical requirements.
  • Demonstrated experience with configuration management.
  • Demonstrated experience with performance measurement and metrics


  • Demonstrated experience working in the Sponsor’s IT or analytic environment.
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