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Job Description:

Leidos has an exciting opportunity for an Data Scientist located at Joint Base Langley-Eustis in Hampton, VA. This position is part of a large program supporting Air Combat Command’s (ACC) Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) mission. Candidates must already possess a TS/SCI security clearance.

Primary Responsibilities

The Data Scientist provides technical and analytical support and information and provide recommendations for data collection, algorithm development, processing, design and exploitation for the operations of Air Force Intelligence Community Information Technology Enterprise related tasks and projects; will perform gap analysis between baseline capabilities, end state data integration and heuristics to support data modeling builds, data coalescence patterns for exploitation and data element aggregation and distribution; participate in team algorithm development initiatives for the qualification testing of proposed algorithm implementations across platforms and programs to support data analysis which includes the facilitation of multi-agency and multi-function teams; and will utilize statistics, data mining, and predictive analytics to manage large amounts of data, merge data sources, ensure consistency of datasets, create data visualizations, and build mathematical models and present findings. Reviews and develops technical documentation such as test or event plans, review previous test report findings, recommendations, lessons learned, technical and test reports, trade studies, and technical memorandums. Must have relevant experience in two or more of the following: designing/implementing machine learning, data mining, advanced analytical algorithms, programming, data science, advanced statistical analysis, artificial intelligence, or software engineering.

 Required Qualifications

  • Current TS/SCI security clearance
  • Bachelors degree and ten (10) years of experience; additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree
  • Experienced in extracting and analyzing data from COTS products
  • Working knowledge in programming languages such as Python, R
  • Knowledgeable of machine learning toolkits
  • Excellent problem solving and analytic skills associated with working on unstructured datasets
  • Experience with a focus on multiple domains of intelligence or all-source intelligence
  • Must have well-developed organizational and time management skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including ability to communicate detailed technical information to peers and non-technical management staff as needed
  • Edits, standardizes, or makes changes to material prepared by other writers and illustrators - Knowledge of Microsoft Office

Preferred Qualifications

  • Intelligence analysis training
  • Master's degree
  • Familiar with US national intelligence partners
  • Knowledge of non-linear workflows
  • Familiar with Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs) development
  • Familiar with one or more of the following tradecraft: Activity Based Intelligence, Object Based Production or Anticipatory Posturing
  • Knowledge of SIGINT, MASINT, GEOINT, or HUMINT collection or analysis
  • Familiar with Air Operations Center (AOC) and/or Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS)
  • Excellent briefing and writing skills

Pay Range:

Covid Guidance

In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

Company Info.


Leidos, formerly known as Science Applications International Corporation, is an American defense, aviation, information technology, and biomedical research company headquartered in Reston, Virginia, that provides scientific, engineering, systems integration, and technical services.

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