• Geospatial Data Scientist SME

    Job Locations US-McLean | US-VA-Springfield
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(12/3/2018 3:35 PM)
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    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Blackwatch International Corporation (Blackwatch), founded in 2010, is a Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB) providing 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. As the Geospatial Data Scientist, you will be helping the Geospatial Engineer/Analyst streamline their analysis. You will be collaborating with a great team and using cutting edge technology!


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


    • The successful candidate must be knowledgeable with acquiring and analyzing forensic data and evidence, data preservation and chain of custody. Duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:Ability to conceive and prepare thorough, well-articulated tactical or strategic data science products. 
    • Ability to identify, retrieve, manipulate, relate and/or exploit multiple structured data sets from various sources. 
    • Ability to identify problems to which data science can be applied and initiate appropriate solutions. 
    • Ability to identify and appropriately evaluate a wide range of existing methods, models and algorithms in familiar domains for a variety of mission driven problems while recognizing the capabilities and limitations of each method. 
    • Demonstrated strong writing and oral communication skills. 
    • Use of Python, RSpec, or ArcGIS, ArcGIS Modeler 


    • At least 15 years experience - with a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Intelligence Analystis, Geospatial, Data Science or related field can count up to 4 years experience.
    • Ability to produce scripts in Python or RSpec
    • Outstanding written skills for preparing reports and briefings
    • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
    • Current DoD TS/SCI security clearance
    • U.S. Citizenship is required


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