Senior Data Scientist

Information Technology Washington, District Of Columbia


Position:  Senior Data Scientist

Location:  Washington DC area

Clearance:  Subject to a background investigation

** Position pending contract award


NMR Consulting is seeking a Senior Data Scientist who will work closely with a Department of Defense client to create innovative analytical processes, statistical approaches, data visualizations, and models. The successful candidate will work collaboratively on a small team of data scientists, architects, application developers, and analysts to help our client make their data more relevant to their decision cycle. Some travel is required.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively with your team and Government stakeholders to support data driven decision making; requirements elicitation and analysis; and application design, development, and delivery
  • Lead small teams
  • Assist with the design, build, and delivery of complex Qlik applications to include integrations with applications like Salesforce and Tableau
  • Present processes and terminology that ensure information on data dashboards is accurate, as well as convey to users the significance and importance of dashboard outputs
  • Evaluate data structures and content currently in use by Government staff
  • Advise on how current technology may better enable faster or more accurate results through new data models and advanced analytical services and techniques
  • Work with personnel data (to include DNA), Health Informatics Data, mission related data and spatial analysis

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of eight (8) years of relevant experience or five (5) years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s Degree or two (2) years of relevant experience and a Master’s Degree
  • Experience in data analytics, including experience with technical analysis, data integration, dashboard design, dashboard creation, and dashboard display
  • Experience using SAS, Open Source, Jupiter Notebook, Spark, Python and/or R.
  • Experience using statistical methodologies
  • Experience using time series analysis, logistic and linear regression
  • Experience using graph databases and graph data analysis
  • Experience with natural language processing
  • Qlik/BI Lead/Tableau or Einstein
  • Position subject to a background investigation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Five (5) years of experience in data analytics, including proven experience with technical analysis, task planning and management, data integration, dashboard design, dashboard creation, and dashboard display
  • Experience working with customer stakeholders for data driven decision making, from requirements gathering to application delivery
  • Experience with Qlik (including Qlik Sense, Qlik Data Catalog, Qlik NPrinting, and Qlik GeoAnalytics) strongly preferred
  • Experience with Microsoft Power BI, Tableau, and/or Salesforce desired
  • Experience with Documentum and/or STARLIMS is a plus
  • Experience advising CDO/CTO/CIO-level stakeholders

NMR Consulting is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EoE) M/F/D/V