SkyePoint Decisions, Inc.

Data Scientist / Data Analytics

Job Location US-VA-Rosslyn
ID
2022-2373
Job Type
Contingent Upon Award
Category
Information Technology

Overview

 

SkyePoint Decisions is a leading Cybersecurity Architecture and Engineering, Critical Infrastructure and Operations, and Applications Development and Maintenance IT service provider headquartered in Dulles, Virginia with operations across the U.S. We provide innovative enterprise-wide solutions as well as targeted services addressing the complex challenges faced by our federal government clients. Our focus is on enabling our clients to deliver their mission most efficiently and effectively – anytime, anywhere, securely. We combine technical expertise, mission awareness, and an empowered workforce to produce meaningful results. This role may require on-site support of at least 2-3 days week. 


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Responsibilities

This is a contingent position based upon customer approval and funding.

As a SkyePoint employee you will be given the opportunity to support some of our nation’s most critical information systems by utilizing not only your existing cybersecurity skills and talents, but those that you will learn in your new role. In your new role as a cyber security professional, you will protect our customer’s most sensitive data and complex systems from all forms of threats including cyber-attacks, insider threats, rogue network devices, and malicious software and applications. You will work with a team of like-minded professionals to share and collaborate upon your ideas to improve the cybersecurity infrastructure, architecture, and configuration deployments. Your ideas and contributions will matter.

 

The Data Scientist/Data Analytics role will be located in Rosslyn, VA.  This role supports the Cyber Threat and Analysis Division (CTAD).

 

What can you achieve and how you will make a difference 

  • You will become part of SkyePoint’s Department of State (DoS) Diplomatic Security Cyber Mission (DSCM) program providing leading cyber and technology security experience to enable innovative, effective and secure business processes.
  • Create, maintain, and refine data models and algorithms used across the Directorate.
  • Improve visibility and focus of large data sets to improve anomaly detection.
  • Identify new security monitoring use cases based on available data.
  • Implement and support user and threat behavior analytics.
  • Create cyber threat intelligence conclusions by using data science and analysis (e.g. outlier detection, gap analysis, normalization, machine learning, automated models, natural language processing, etc.) techniques. 

Qualifications

The Talent You Bring with these Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 5 year experience required. An additional 4 years of experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.
  • Active Top Secret security clearance is required.
  • Possess CND, CySA+, GSEC, Security+ CE, CEH, CISSP, CASP+ or similar certification.
  • Demonstrated experience providing analytics solutions to detect anomalous activity.
  • Proven working experience as a data scientist or analyst.
  • Technical expertise regarding data models, database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques.
  • Experience writing scripts using Python or similar languages.

Applicants selected for this position will require an active Top Secret clearance, and background screening. Applicants selected for a security clearance will be subject to a security investigation and must meet eligibility requirement for access to classified information.

 

What We Can Offer You - 

  • Great Benefits: >70%-80% of medical premiums cost share paid by SkyePoint, several insurance options including HMO and High Deductible plans with Health Savings Accounts [HSAs], Flex Spending Accounts [FSAs], Full Dental Plans, ST/LT Disability, Life Insurance, floating federal holiday options, and 401k matched
  • Certification Incentive Program

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  • Paid Referral Program 

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  • Corporate Sponsored Community Engagement (Giving Back) events every quarter
  • SkyePoint DoD SkillBridge Industry Partner Fellowship Program

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  • SkyePoint Professional Growth Programs (Internal Training and Mentoring)
  • SkyePoint Azure Development Environment available to all Developers and technical staff to develop solutions for customers and/or to create innovation to win new business 

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  • SkyePoint Professional Sports Ticket Perks, Quarterly Employee Morale Lunches, and Semi-Annual team-building events
  • Flexible Work Environment

SkyePoint Decisions is an established ISO 9001:2015 and ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certified small business and appraised at CMMI Level 3 (with SAM) for Services. We possess a common vision of excellence and foster a collaborative team culture built upon individual performance and accountability. We invest in our people and systems to create value for our clients. It is the SkyePoint Way. We are grateful for the opportunity to work with exceptional people and give back to the communities we serve. Our employees value the flexibility at SkyePoint that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

As a federal contractor, SkyePoint is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.

SkyePoint Decisions is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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