ManTech Data Scientist/Database Architect in Alexandria, Virginia

ManTech is seeking experienced and skilled professionals to provide Business Intelligence Support Services to assist the Customs Border Protection to effectively and efficiently identifying cargo, individuals and conveyances that may present additional risk to the United States; conduct terrorism analysis and global assessments that convey changes in terrorism threats and identify emerging threats; develop and evaluate CBP-wide intelligence based targeting rules and intelligence driven special operations; and coordinate and enhance analysis and targeting efforts.

The Data Scientist/Database Architect will:

· Mine and analyze databases to drive optimization and improvement of product development, analytics techniques and business strategies.

· Assess the effectiveness and accuracy of new data sources and data gathering techniques.

· Develop custom data models and algorithms to apply to data sets.

· Use predictive modeling to increase and optimize customer experience.

· Develop processes and tools to monitor and analyze model performance and data accuracy.

The ideal candidate is adept at using large data sets to find anomalies and queries identified as data of interest. They must have strong experience using a variety of data mining/data analysis methods and data tools, building and implementing models, using/creating algorithms and creating/running simulations. They must have a proven ability to drive business results with their data-based insights. They must be comfortable working with a wide range of stakeholders and functional teams. The right candidate will have a passion for discovering solutions hidden in large data sets and working with stakeholders to improve business outcomes.

Location: Dependent on Customer direction in either Herndon, VA, Sterling, VA or Alexandria, VA

Qualifications

Qualifications

· Strong problem solving skills with an emphasis on product development.

· Experience working with and creating data architectures.

· Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts (regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests and proper usage, etc.) and experience with applications.

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills for coordinating across teams.

Degrees

Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree, See Qualifications

Years of Experience

10-12 years w/Bachelors Degree, See Qualifications

Position Type

Full-Time

Shift

Day

Overview

ManTech International Corporation is comprised of approximately 7,300 talented employees who use advanced technology to help government and industry meet some of their greatest challenges around the world. We adhere to the simple, no-nonsense values on which ManTech was founded more than four decades ago, aligning squarely with the mission objectives of our customers. As our customer base continues to expand and diversify, we continue to diversify our workforce and solutions. Nearly half our employees have a military background, and approximately 70 percent hold a government security clearance. As a leading provider of innovative technology services and solutions for the nation's defense, security, health, space, and intelligence communities; we hold nearly 1,100 active contracts with more than 50 different government agencies.

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 Waretime 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.

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· A drive to learn and master new technologies and techniques.

· Must meet the US Citizenship requirement and be able to obtain and maintain a Customs Border Protection Background Investigation