Data Scientist
McLean, VA  / Reston, VA 
Posted 26 days ago
Job Description

Data Scientist

Clearance: TS/SCI/FS Poly

Location: McLean VA

Altamira Technologies has a long and successful history providing innovative solutions throughout the U.S. National Security community.Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, Altamira serves the defense, intelligence, and homeland security communities worldwide by focusing on creating innovative solutions leveraging common standards in architecture, data and security.Altamira believes that our people and the culture of our company differentiate us from other companies.

We focus on recruiting talented, self-motivated employees that strive to find a way to get things done.Join our team of experts as we engineer national security!

Altamira is searching for a Data Scientist in Chantilly, VA.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for overall data science and data characterization technologies and will report to the on-site program manager.
  • Assess technology development and evaluate its operational usefulness and eventually demonstrate the technology capability through test and evaluation.
  • Results must be documented in writing and communicated both verbally and through multi-media methods to senior management.


  • Knowledge ofDefense intelligence all source analysis, Operations research / systems engineering and analysis Intelligence community databases and tools, non-Defense intelligence analysis, structured analytic techniques, and text exploitation and analytics
  • Expertise in advanced tools such as:Mixed Mathematical Capabilities: R Software w/extensive variety of modules (plugins - statistics, modeling, visualization), Text Analytics - IN-SPIRE, Jigsaw, Text/Data - Net Owl, Gate, and Mathematics Modeling - MATLAB.
  • A working knowledge with day-to-day data analysis tools are also necessary,Spreadsheet / Data - Excel s/Power plugins, Tableau, and Document Development-Word, MS Publisher.
  • An understanding and experience with visual and geospatial analysis is an added benefit for the senior data scientist:Geospatial Analysis - OpenGeo, ArcGIS, GeoTime, Clavin, Visual Analytics - Vortek (Starlight), Visualization - Gephi, Word cloud tools, and Graphics Production - PowerPoint, Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop, HTML5.
  • 5-10 years of experience or an advanced degree MS / Ph.D.
  • Three years of experience in the intelligence community.
  • TS/SCI with FSP clearance

Altamira is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. We focus on recruiting talented, self-motivated employees that find a way to get things done. Join our team of experts as we engineer national security!


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Required Experience
5 years
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