• Washington, DC, USA
  • Full Time

VES, LLC seeks a highly motivated Senior Cloud Data Engineer/Scientist to support our efforts in Washington DC. Would you like to work on a small team of exceptionally smart people to design and build cutting-edge technology, pushing the envelope of what is possible? Do you want to work for a team-oriented DoD contractor that is passionate about using technology to protect and make soldiers more effective? If so, please read on!

This Senior Cloud Data Scientistposition earns a highly competitive salary, depending on experience and will be able to work remotely but must be able to be available for in-person meetings in the National Capital region. You would also enjoy great benefits and perks, including health benefits, a 401(k) with match, 10 paid holidays, 15 paid vacation days, tuition reimbursement, and more. If this sounds like the right DoD software development opportunity for you, apply today!

About VES, LLC

We are a small business headquartered out of Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD. We have grown up to 45 employees, many of them getting our footprints established in other areas of the United States. Established in 2014, our core competencies are the development of custom government off the Shelf (GOTS) infrastructure solutions, integrating mission command systems, and prototyping emerging technologies for use in the Army tactical architecture. We are a company built entirely of engineers, focused completely on solving the DoD's hardest software systems integration challenges.

Many software government contractors only hire to fill a slot and then release the person with the contract time is up. We truly strive to be more of a close-knit group, hiring people for their talent and making sure they want to stay for the long haul. We offer highly competitive pay, generous benefits, and a friendly work culture.

About the Position:

The Senior Cloud Data Scientist will support DCSA's Program Execution Office (PEO) Cloud Management team. The support includes the development of Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) technical roadmaps, designing and standardizing architectures, developing migration plans and conducting Analysis of Alternatives (AoAs) that support DCSA vision for cloud adoption across various networks. The successful candidate will work on an interdisciplinary project team of highly qualified individuals with a wide array of skills that include client (reactjs), edge compute/embedded, server, QA Automation Engineers, UI/UX Designers, and DevOps engineers.

The team is responsible for building a next generation information system that uses historical sensor data to detect and predict anomalies and provide actionable information to stakeholders.

This Senior Data Scientist will play a vital role leading the customer's cloud data migration, enhancing how data is leveraged, as well as laying the groundwork for the next generation of the system. Critical tasks include:

  • Churning through petabytes of data providing valuable information and insight to enable the customer's cloud vision
  • Developing an understanding of the customer's data environment through data profiling and statistical analyses
  • Identifying valuable internal or external data sources which enable additional relevant analytic insights
  • Performing preprocessing/ transformation of structured and unstructured data into formats appropriate for analysis
  • Supporting the creating analytic visualizations to illustrate utility and relevance of actionable results
  • Designing and standardizing cloud data architectures across multiple networks
  • Developing actionable migration plans to achieve customer's vision for cloud adoption across multiple networks
  • Developing analyses of alternatives that achieve customer's vision for cloud adoption across multiple networks

Required Qualifications / Experience:

  • BS in Data Science, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics or a related technical field
  • 15 or more years of hands-on data science experience ' 3 or more years experience with data in the cloud
  • Familiarity with programming languages for data analysis
  • Knowledge of Cloud technologies
  • Be a thought-leader in the area of analytics/data science with respect to the customer's cloud vision
  • Experience taking enterprise scale ideas from theory to deployment
  • Experience/knowledge of computer science concepts including programming, statistics, data architecture, data analytics, data science, data mining, and visualization techniques
  • Experience with data management tools
  • Ability to effectively communicate complex technical findings to non-technical audiences in both written and verbal formats
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, writing, communications, and briefing skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Must have a valid DoD Secret clearance
  • DoD 8570 Info Assurance Technician (IAT) Level II certification

Preferred Qualifications / Experience:

  • Masters degree in Mathematics, Statistical Analysis, Data Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or other closely related Information Technology discipline
  • Tableau experience
  • Data science certification
  • Experience with Jira, Confluence and extensive experience with Agile methodologies.
  • Experience with Git
  • Experience with continuous integration and deployment (CI/CD) pipelines and their enabling tools such as Jenkins, Nexus, etc.
  • Detailed oriented/self-motivated with the ability to learn and deploy new technology quickly

VES offers a rich benefits package that includes:

  • 401(k) match
  • Highly Competitive Salary
  • Health Benefits
  • Up to 15 Paid Vacation days / year
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement

VES is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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