Job Locations US-McLean | US-VA-Springfield
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/26/2018 1:33 PM)
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  • Overview

    Blackwatch International Corporation (Blackwatch), founded in 2010, provides Information Technology, Cyber, Language, Intelligence and Professional services to the DoD/IC markets. We’re headquartered in McLean, Virginia with satellite offices located in Carmichael, California and O’Fallon, Illinois.


    We are seeking an experienced, motivated Data Scientist to support our customer. You will be responsible for developing applications to automate GEOINT Analysts and Imagery Analysts tools. 


    U.S. Citizenship and an active TS/SCI clearance is required for this role. 


    Ability to identify, retrieve, manipulate, relate and/or exploit multiple structured and unstructured data sets from various sources, including building or generating new data sets as appropriate. 

    Ability to interpret and evaluate the results of data science community’s methods models and/or algorithms, understanding the meaning, limitations and scope of the results, and translate them into insightful output for data science and/or mission and identifying other applications for use. 

    Ability to initiate the efficient implementation of methods, tools, and algorithms using a comprehensive range of technologies. 

    Ability to lead work unit proactively addressing and responding to the most difficult data science-related challenges in a timely manner while effectively balancing competing priorities 

    Demonstrated strong writing and briefing skills to educate managers, senior internal officers and the IC. 


    Experience in Python, RSpec, or ArcGIS, ArcGIS Modeler 

    Demonstrated strong writing and oral communication skills. 



    A bachelor’s degree in a field related to the support services may count for up to four years of this experience. 

    A master’s degree in a field related to the support services may count for up to two additional years of this experience.

    A doctorate degree in a field related to the support services may count for up to three years of this experience.  

    Years of Experience:  15 to 20+


    • Experience in GEOINT and/or Imagery Analysis
    • Bachelors degree in Data Science, Computer Science, or other hard science
    • Active TS/SCI Clearance
    • Ability to develop automated tools using scripting tools


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