Statistician

Location: Vienna, VA
Date Posted: 10-03-2017

Statistician

Location: Vienna, VA

Onyx Government Services, LLC., is a Service-Disable Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia. We specialize in data management, integration, and analysis solutions to provide decision-ready information to Command and Control (C2) and Decision Support Systems.  We have demonstrated expertise in the field of Information Technology, database & COTS integration, and custom software development. Onyx pairs subject matter and functional experts with developers to provide high quality, tailored solutions. In support of our various efforts, we have developed the Onyx Data Management Toolkit, a combination of Agile Development principles, COTS Integration, and custom software, to deliver flexible, cost-effective solutions to a variety of Department of Defense, Intelligence Community, and Law Enforcement agencies.

Job Description

We are hiring a Statistician with an Active Secret Clearance to work on a team who is excited about data.  Our team identifies and implements methods and techniques to analyze highly complex data to predict and find financial crimes.  If you enjoy working with structured and unstructured data, using machine learning, natural language processing and other analytics to solve important, mission specific problems then we want to talk to you!!
As a Statistician on this team you will:
 
  • Identify and implement new and/or alternative statistical or other mathematical methodologies appropriate for the given model or analysis
  • Work with a variety of analytics methods such as Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning (AI / ML) , link analysis, predictive modeling, natural language processing, text mining, simulations, unstructured data analysis using R and Python
  • Develop functional applications and systems of medium to high technical complexity 
  • Recommend machine leaning algorithms as well as suitable modifications
  • Analyze, Design, Optimize and implement Oracle PL/SQL stored procedures.
  • Optimize joint development efforts through appropriate project design, database use, code creation, and software architecture.
  • Develops design specifications in compliance with IT Architecture.
 

Qualifications

  • Current/Active Secret Security clearance is required (US citizenship is required due to the nature of this work and in order to have a current Secret clearance)
  • 5+ years experience in data processing, ETL, database programming and/or data analytics. 
  • Proven and progressive experience in data analysis methodology or statistics, 
  • Experience with a variety of analytics methods such as Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning (AI / ML) , link analysis, predictive modeling, natural language processing, text mining, simulations, unstructured data analysis. 
  • Working knowledge of data bases including Oracle, Hadoop.
  • Capability in understanding various data structures and formats and common techniques in data transformation
  • Solid development experience in working with Python, R, and Oracle Pl/SQL
  • Experience extracting and combining information rich features
  • Ability to help set priorities in regards to internal timelines and deliverable dates.
  • Data manipulation, exploration, analysis, and data integrity (experience of manipulating data of varied sources and targets like, XML and Flat Files)
  • Proven experience in developing functional applications and systems of medium to high technical complexity is required
  • Unrelenting commitment to and affinity for delivering the highest quality of products.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to collaborate with a team and work with clients/stakeholders
  • Eager to use data and critical thinking skills to think of new methods of solving problems 
  • A self-starting attitude—ready to seize opportunities to make an impact without needing to be told
  • Excited to learn and work with new systems
  • Ability to share ideas and collaborate with the team 
  • MS Degree or equivalent experience in mathematics, statistics, operations research, quantitative finance, physics, engineering, computer science, or similar technical field is preferred. 
Melissa Lewellyn
Principal Recruiter
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