Solidus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans)

Data Scientist
Job CategorySoftware Engineering /Development
Clearance LevelEligible to Obtain
LocationMassachusetts, Lexington
Req Code18:BC-D5-028
Job Description
Solidus is searching for a Data Scientist  to work in a fast-paced, customer-focused and challenging environment. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in data analysis and developing data-driven solutions. The candidate must possess knowledge of applied machine learning and data processing technologies and experience using these skills in real-world environment. The candidate will utilize his/her skills to work independently and apply best practice knowledge in a team environment. This role will assist in design and implementation of advanced analytics.

The successful candidate will join a team that is composed of creative, motivated self-starters who share a common passion for helping solve critical National cyber security problems. The group is made up of computer scientist, software and hardware engineers, mathematicians, machine learning researchers and practitioners, system analyst and security architects that firmly believe we can make a difference in the security of the nation.

Responsibilities include:
-Work with our team of researchers to develop algorithms and analytics for discovery and characterization from voluminous and noisy data. 
-Support important aspects of computer network operations and security, including intelligence, situational awareness, and decision support. 
-Work will involve data mining, machine learning, natural language processing, statistical modeling, and software development to characterize cyber systems and user behavior at multiple scales and multiple levels of abstraction.
-US Citizenship and the ability to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance ( Active Secret Clearance Preferred) 
- PhD plus 5 years minimum experience, or MS plus 8 years minimum experience
-Proficiency in Python, Scala/Java and C++.
-Familiarity with python data science libraries: numpy, pandas, scikit-learn 
-Familiarity with Big Data technologies, including Apache Spark, Kafka, Accumulo, etc.
-Experience with government or Department of Defense information security procedures and policies.
-Strong problem-solving aptitude, the ability and willingness to constantly learn and update his/her skills, and be able to establish themselves as a critical player within a team.

Preferred Skills:
-Deep knowledge in networking, theory development and internet protocols.
-Project technology leadership.
-Motivated self-starter; able to work independently, or with a group.
-Strong communications skills- capable to present findings to internal and external clients.

Applicants selected must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. U.S. Citizenship may be required. Solidus is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. NOTICE OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PLAN FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, DISABLED VETERANS AND OTHER PROTECTED VETERANS. It is the policy of this Company to seek and employ qualified individuals at all locations and facilities, and to provide equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees in recruiting, hiring, placement, training, compensation, insurance, benefits, promotion, transfer, and termination. To achieve this, we are dedicated to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans, and other protected veterans. The objective in adopting the Affirmative Action Programs is to place qualified individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans and other protected veterans in all job classifications. These Affirmative Action Programs are available for inspection by any applicant or employee by contacting the Company's EEO Coordinator, in the Human Resources office, Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm