Data Scientist Mid-Level

Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
Posted Date 1 month ago(5/9/2024 11:41 AM)
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Engineering & Science


PeopleTec is currently seeking a Data Scientist Midlevel to support our Arlington, VA location.



  • Support development of insider threat strategy in support of protecting CDAO technical offerings; balance short-term wins with long-term investments to progressively mature CDAO’s defenses against insider threats.
  • Lead coordination of policy and strategy related to insider threats with industry partners and other DoD components.
  • Lead exploration of data sources that are relevant to measuring, identifying, and defending against insider threats.
  • Provide technical leadership in developing capabilities to detect insider threats among large user communities, leveraging combination of statistical, classical machine learning, and deep learning methods.
  • Write documentation about CDAO’s strategic approach to insider threat defense and how it fits within the broader DoD insider threat ecosystem.


Required Skills/Experience:

  • Travel: As designated; May include deployemnt to Hazardous duty areas.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • An active DoD Secret clearance is required to perform this work. Candidates are required to have an active Secret clearance upon hire, and the ability to maintain this level of clearance during their employment.


Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related technical field plus 4 years experience
  • Masters Degree in Computer Science w/ 2 years experience.


Desired Skills:

  • Experience with data science techniques, classical machine learning, and deep learning for anomaly detection.
  • Experience with Jupyter, Spark, and either Tensorflow or PyTorch.
  • Previous relevant technical leadership experience.
  • Exemplary technical writing skills.
  • Prior experience in insider threat detection, fraud detection, or anti-abuse engineering is preferred.
  • A traditional background in cybersecurity is not required.

Estimated Time to Hire:

  • July / August 2024


People First. Technology Always.


PeopleTec, Inc. is an employee-owned small business founded in Huntsville, AL that provides exceptional customer support by employing and retaining a highly skilled workforce.


Culture: The name "PeopleTec" was deliberately chosen to remind us of our core value system - our people. Our company's foundation was built on placing our employees and customers first. With an award-winning atmosphere, we have matured into a company that boasts the best and brightest across multiple technical fields.


Career: At PeopleTec, we value your long-term goals. Whether it's through our continuing-education opportunities, our robust training programs, or our "People First" benefits package, PeopleTec truly believes that our best investments are our people.


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EEO Statement


PeopleTec, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in its job application procedures. If you have any difficulty using our online system and you need an accommodation due to a disability, you may use the following email address, and/or phone number (256.319.3800) to contact us about your interest in employment with PeopleTec, Inc.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, citizenship, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. PeopleTec, Inc. participates in E-Verify.


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