Shine Systems

Data Scientist (Emerging & Disruptive Technologies) - Charlottesville, VA

Data Analyst in Charlottesville, VA

Posted 2019-04-24

SHINE Systems is seeking a Developer/Data Scientist who possesses a strong background in data mining, data analysis, aggregation, fusion, and visualization. The successful candidate will conduct all-source analyses and implement innovative methodologies to support scientific and technical assessments of military ground forces research, systems, and operations for U.S. Government clients. Tasks will include providing all-source assessments, responding to requests for information, entering data into databases, and contributing to Government products such as briefings, assessments, and reports.

Required Skills:

- Coding experience in R and MatLab is required. Coding experience in Python is added bonus.
- Tagging/labeling/parsing/indexing unstructured text data.
- Processing text data indexed for Bibliometric Analysis Tool (BAT)
- Supervised and unsupervised clustering of text data.
- Experience working collaboratively with STEM experts and knowledge/familiarity of technical language
- Must possess strong communication skills and be versatile

Required Experience:

- Experience processing, tagging, and indexing structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data sets
- Experience developing research designs, formulating testable questions, identifying and defining key variables, choosing and implementing appropriate methodologies.
- Proficient in creating mathematical models and coding in R and Matlab
- Experienced manipulating data sets and interpreting findings using a mix of programs (e.g., Matlab, R) and statistical techniques
- Intermediate to expert in Microsoft Excel
- Experience using text/web analytics for word searches; bibliometric analysis tools
- Willingness to work in small groups or independently as necessary
- Demonstrated technical writing and presentation skills
- Other duties as assigned

Desired Skills/Experience:

- Experience coding in Python
- Experience using Kibana visualization tools
- Experience with “Big Data” (parallel processing power and options for handling analysis)
- Ability to understand retrieval processes in Microsoft SQL or experience working in SQL
- Experience reviewing and assessing military ground technologies
- Experience with all-source assessments for intelligence agencies.

Required Education/Experience:

- BA or BS in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or Data Science with 5+years of experience; MS or PhD in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or Data Science with at least 3 years of experience is desired


- Active TS/SCI required

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