Data Scientist

Centreville, Virginia | Permanent | Job ID #60683 |
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Data Scientist needed for a Full Time PERM position onsite in Virginia.

Overall Position Description:

We require a Data Scientist to support analytic innovation within the customers environments and enable the customer to transition methodologies for data analysis into production analytic processes.

Data Scientists combine applied mathematics, programming skills, analytical techniques, and data to provide unique insights for decision makers.

Each individual typically only has depth in one of these areas, so effective data science efforts require teaming of complementary skill sets.

Skill sets include:

  • Applied mathematics (e.g., probability and statistics, data modeling, computational social sciences)
  • Computer programming (e.g., programming languages, math/statistics packages, computer science, machine learning, scientific computing)
  • Social Networking and Linguistics (e.g. natural language processing, social network analysis, entity resolution, human language technology)

Mandatory Skills:

  • Demonstrated experience using analytic methods and methodological tools
  • Demonstrated experience identifying and leveraging algorithmic models and manipulating structured and unstructured data to answer intelligence questions
  • Demonstrated experience translating complex, technical findings into an easily understood narrative (i.e., tell a story with the data) in graphical, verbal, and/or written forms
  • Demonstrated experience using programming languages such as Python, R, or Javascript to develop, test, and deploy algorithms in an analytic production environment

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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About Onward Search

Onward Search helps connect creative, marketing, and technology talent with top jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include freelance / contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent placement.