Data Scientist (Senior) (VA)

Location: Northern Virginia/DC Metro area

Aptima is a fast-paced, employee-focused small business that excels in finding solutions to complex problems in human-centered engineering. Aptima currently has an opening for an experienced software engineer to help develop advanced user interfaces and big-data analytics for a revolutionary cyber defense platform in Arlington Virginia, one block away from the Ballston Metro stop. In this position, you will:

  • Collaborate with team members to implement analytics for a large-scale web-based application

  • Develop simulation methods and systems based upon the implemented analytics

  • Contribute to code base and schema for analytics framework to ensure rapid development and implementation of new analytics

  • Contribute design ideas to the front-end development team in order to best visualize analysis results

Minimum requirements:

  • B.S. in Mathematics, Computer Science, or related technical field

  • Minimum of five years of experience performing data analysis on large data sets in a team environment

  • Experience performing data analysis using Python

  • Experience applying existing and deriving new analytics from existing structured data

  • Experience with Graph analysis

  • Strong analytical, problem identification, and reporting skills

  • Proven track record of innovative technical contribution

  • Excellent communication skills

  • U.S citizenship

The ideal candidate will have experience and proficiency with:

  • M.S or Ph.D. in Mathematics, Computer Science, or related technical field

  • Seven plus years of experience performing data analysis on large data sets in a team environment

  • Experience developing Python applications

  • Experience working with Software Development design patterns

  • Experience developing, debugging, and performance testing multi-threaded applications

  • Experience with Graph Databases (Blazegraph, Neo4J, or TitanDB

  • Strong understanding of Cyber Security principles and Network architecture.

  • Rapid prototyping and Agile development methods

  • Design, development, and application of machine learning algorithms and big-data analytics

All applicants must be willing to work onsite at a customer site in Arlington, Virginia, Monday through Friday (no telecommuting or compressed schedules).

All applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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