• Type: Contract
  • Job #2727

Title: Data Scientist
Location: McLean, VA
*Clearance: Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph needed to apply *

Company Overview:

Cornerstone Defense, in partnership with our military, intelligence, and civil government customers, supports U.S. operations worldwide through the use of many different types of intelligence, satellite, and cyber technologies. Cornerstone’s Intelligence Sector provides solutions to the United States Government for information collection, operations, exploitation and dissemination, and research activities. Our Team specializes in software development, cloud architecture, systems and network engineering, systems integration, agile management, as well as targeting operations and intelligence analysis. Our support to our mission customers includes cyber network operations, exploitation and defense, signals intelligence, human intelligence, and critical missions and networks.

Data Scientist:

Use your analytic talent to churn through petabytes of data providing valuable information and insight to policy makers and security professionals defending the most coveted intelligence target in the world.  Identify anomalies that could reveal previously unknown risks or threats to the customer’s environment.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Advise on the methods and data needed and/or available to evaluate the problem

Collaborate with data collectors and analysts to identify and close gaps on complex monitoring problems

Provide accurate, timely, complex and sophisticated data analysis

Determine and employ the most appropriate research design for data collection and analysis

Analyze, evaluate, and assess quantitative data (using statistical software, computer models, geospatial models, software languages, and mathematical models) to contribute to or develop software tools, analytic models, and/or reports)

Work with stakeholders to understand the requirements and identify what problems are they trying to solve with data

Provide requirements or recommendations to data engineers to help normalize or enrich data sources

Experience using markup languages such as LaTeX or HTML

Experience with Natural Language Processing for anomaly detection

Experience with Statistics, Machine Learning, Linear Algebra and Calculus, Data Visualization and VBA scripts

Experience working in a team-based agile work environment

Experience working in an analytical research environment

Ability to use analytical and problem-solving skills to solve complex problems

Active TS/SCI with polygraph clearance

Bachelor’s Degree in mathematics, statistical analysis, data science, electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, or other closely related IT discipline)

Equal Opportunity Employment
Cornerstone Defense is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive working environment for all employees and to upholding diversity in our recruiting and hiring processes. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, age, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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