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We are currently seeking a Data Scientist. This position is located in Charlottesville, VA. Battelle is supporting the Client's important mission of assessing foreign systems and forecasting future capabilities and battlefield effectiveness of these systems.


Data Scientist will possess a strong background in the development and application of data mining, analysis, aggregation, fusion, and visualization in order to process, analyze, and integrate raw data facilitating the production and dissemination of scientific and technical intelligence and general military intelligence relating to foreign ground forces research, development, systems, and operations for U.S. Government clients.

Tasks will include processing, tagging, and indexing unstructured, semi-structured, and structured classified and unclassified data sets, and developing research designs, including formulating testable questions, identifying and defining key concepts and variables, and matching appropriate methods to problems.


  • BS in Computer Science, or a Physical Science, Engineering, or Mathematics-Intensive Discipline with 5+ years of experience.
  • Experience in data project management, including cleaning and preparing data, and creating, structuring, and maintaining data sets.
  • In-depth understanding of data analysis, including manipulating datasets and interpreting findings using a mix of programs/environments, such as R, Python, MATLAB, and techniques, such as text and pattern analysis, classification, change/anomaly detection, time-series, regression, geospatial, and/or social network analysis.
  • Experience in using text/web analytics for establishing and expanding keyword searches and using bibliometric analysis tools to perform horizon scans and deep dives into identified S&T research fields.
  • Extensive experience in creating mathematical models and coding in R, Python and MATLAB.
  • Currently possesses a DoD TS/SCI clearance.
  • Willingness to work in small groups or independently as necessary.
  • Demonstrated technical writing and presentation skills.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Must be US Citizen.


  • MS or PhD in Computer Science, or a Physical Science, Engineering, or Mathematics-Intensive Discipline with 2+ years of experience.
  • Experience with geospatial analytical tools such as ArcGIS.

Company Info.


Battelle Memorial Institute (more widely known as simply Battelle) is a private nonprofit applied science and technology development company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. Battelle is a charitable trust organized as a nonprofit corporation under the laws of the State of Ohio and is exempt from taxation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code because it is organized for charitable, scientific and education purposes. The institute op

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