Company: Opera Solutions Government Services LLC
Position Title: Staff Scientist
Location: Arlington, VA
The Staff Scientist will help design, develop and deploy state-of-the-art, data-driven predictive models to solve business problems using the latest and most appropriate technologies in machine learning, statistical modeling and Operations Research. She or he will have broad exposure to multiple client problems and deliver value in the market place through consulting engagements, new product development and/or research initiatives.
They are responsible for the quality of analytical projects or a single class of models within a market effort. They experiment with alternative approaches and guide junior staff in their execution. Analytics Lead/Scientists understand the technology and can explain to all internal audiences, and they also assist in the preparation of material for external audiences. In terms of project management, they estimate work effort, assign tasks, and communicate milestones and results. Staff Scientists typically work under the guidance of a senior analytical leader who oversees several projects.
Work will require effective coordination of off-shore analytic resources, software development, clients, and business consultants. Some travel required to client locations.
• Advanced degree (MS/ Ph.D.) in a quantitative field (i.e., Math, Statistics, Engineering, Machine Learning, Physics, Econometrics, etc.)
• Software skills: Experience in Perl, C, Python, C++, or Java.
• Candidates must have active security clearance
• 0-3 years of experience
• Demonstrated understanding of analytical process and approaches for at least one class of applications.
• Strong UNIX background
• Experience with statistics package, SAS
Opera Solutions Government Services (OSGS) is a wholly owned subsidiary supporting government agencies around the world. We are bringing Opera’s cutting edge approaches and to the government sector. We are looking for smart, dedicated, and passionate individuals to join our team. Candidates should be able to work in an unstructured environment, be self-starters, and have a deep interest in being a member of a core group focused on growing an entrepreneurial business. Our offices are located in Arlington, Virginia and we usually work on customer sites around the Capitol region.
Opera Solutions Government Services, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer.
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