Statistician/Data Scientist

General Support Services Springfield, Virginia


Description

About HHB Systems:

HHB Systems is a small veteran owned business known for systems engineering and technical assistance on world class programs. We lead the way in professional management advisory services; analytic support; cybersecurity; systems engineering; systems and application design; acquisitions and integration; as well a systems administration of major analytical DoD operational systems. We are looking for talented, creative, team-oriented professionals who take pride in providing innovative, relevant, and actionable solutions for our customers' most challenging problems.

HHB Systems is seeking professionals to provide support services that enable effective operations across the key components and offices across the National Geospatial-intelligence Agency.  This program is designed to provide access to a large quantity of qualified cleared personnel with skills in management and technical services support, which will allow NGA to more efficiently fulfill its mission of providing timely, relevant, accurate and actionable geospatial intelligence in support of national security. We have multiple openings and seek a broad range of experience. Compensation and responsibilities will be commensurate with the experience of the candidates.

We seek Statisticians/Data Scientists to support our customer at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA).  The ideal candidate will provide statistical and mathematical support in assisting NGA analyze and interpret a wide range of data to help NGA understand and improve our customer’s experience.  Ability to leverage a range of data sources (e.g., Web traffic, customer requests for information, survey responses, production databases, etc.) for an understanding of what drives a positive customer experience. Provide insights that will be used to inform NGA strategy and decisions, in partnership with teams examining Website design, customer interactions, featured content, and future GEOINT products and services. 

Works with various stakeholders to develop business questions and identify the data necessary to analyze to answer those questions.  Collaborate across a diverse team of statisticians/data analysts.  Utilizes industry standard communication and visualization tools to visualize and communicate complex quantitative information and analysis to senior executives.  Applies business analytics and customer segmentation techniques in any corporate function, e.g. marketing analytics, consumer analytics, operations analysis, human capital analytics, or other relevant fields.  Uses data mining for structured and unstructured information to join and explore relationships in disparate data sets.  Applies advanced analytics capabilities to derive insights from a combination of unstructured, semi-structured, and structured data.  Maintains, moves, and manipulates data between applications, using appropriate software: Apache Spark, ElasticSearch, R, Python, Kibana and others as technology evolves.  Strength in collaboration and teamwork within, between, and across organizational boundaries.

Demonstrates good oral and written communication skills, along with good interpersonal skills and an ability to work cooperatively and effectively as a team member

Required Qualifications:

  • TS/SCI clearance

 For candidates with less than 3 years of experience:

  • Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent experience within field.
  • Familiarity with MS Office, data mining, ability to develop and manipulate, and maintain databases. Demonstrated experience using COTS statistical software (SPSS, SAS, MatLab etc.), COTS desktop software (MS Office and Access), and the Windows operating environment.  Of particular importance is software packages used for advanced statistical analysis of operational data and tools for data visualization. 

 For candidates with 3 – 6 years of experience:

  • Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent experience within field.
  • Same as above with intermediate-level knowledge and skills with: Ability to develop mathematical algorithms and applications in response to complex requirements. Ability to identify systems enhancements and new capabilities, concept demonstrators, capability business cases. Ability to provide training as new systems and capabilities move into operational use. Must be able to take leadership roles on technical teams or consortiums.

 For candidates with 7 – 10 years of experience:

  • Bachelor of Science degree or higher in statistics, mathematics, image science, remote sensing, earth science, physical science or related technical or scientific field; or similar course of study at an accredited school (or substituted education and experience).
  • Same as above at a superior level with: Demonstrated participation in and/or directing the activities of highly skilled technical and analytical teams responsible for developing solutions to highly complex analytical/intelligence problems. Understanding of NGA’s Geospatial Policies like International Policy, Co-Production, and dissemination of data desired.

 For candidates with 10+ years of experience:

  • Bachelor of Science degree or higher in statistics, mathematics, image science, remote sensing, earth science, physical science or related technical or scientific field; or similar course of study at an accredited school (or substituted education and experience).
  • Same as above with Expert-level proficiency, and at least 10 years’ experience. Ability to develop and lead teams in the support of GEOINT regional offices and divisions. Proven ability to interact and provide technical support to Office-level leadership and management internally as well as externally.

WORKING CONDITIONS: The work is typically performed in an office environment and at client site locations; which requires proper safety precautions. The above job description is not intended to be; nor should it be construed as; exhaustive of all responsibilities; skills; efforts; or working conditions associated with this job. Requests for reasonable accommodations will be considered to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the principal (essential) functions of this job.

HHB Systems is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in our workforce. It is the policy of HHB Systems to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other protected characteristic under federal, state or local laws.