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Job Description

This position will support the US Government and by utilizing a groundbreaking new approach to providing software products to our customers in a new consumable approach. The contract team is in search of an exceptional Data Scientist with a real passion for taking on important problems for both Cisco and our customers. At Cisco, your potential to tackle big problems and build phenomenal products will change the world and make our nation safer.

Personal skill set:

  • Become a productive member of our small, highly-motivated engineering team
  • Have ability to bring innovation and order to complex technical situations
  • Make core technical contributions to software systems implementing customer-oriented highly-secure user-facing web apps

An ideal candidate will have a strong knowledge of Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence frameworks with a good understanding on making sense of disparate data sources to produce actionable results.

Skill Set

You are self-motivated, results-driven and engaged. You are passionate about development and enjoy collaborating in team-based environments. You have fun learning new technologies. You want to get to the bottom of things, understand what’s going on, and make a difference. You are someone who doesn’t give up when faced with complex problems.


  • You possess a current, active US Government Top Secret clearance with Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS//SCI) access with CI Polygraph
  • You are proficient in at least three of the following: Python, Pandas, SQL/NoSQL, Oracle, REST APIs, Amazon Web Services (specifically GovCloud and C2S/C2E)
  • Strong knowledge in making sense of data sets from various sources
  • Able to communicate complex findings and analysis to non-technical internal and external stakeholders
  • Good understanding on data visualization and reporting techniques
  • Well-versed with tools used to integrate data from separate sources to include multiple database types and RESTful interfaces
  • You have experience implementing systems that produce actionable results
  • Experience with, or admiration for, continuous integration and continuous deployment
  • BA/BS in Data Science, Computer Science/Engineering, Information Technology, Math, or Statistics (or 5 years relevant work experience)
  • U.S. Citizen Located in the Metro D.C. area with ability to work daily in an office in the Herndon, VA area

Nice to have

  • Full Scope or Lifestyle Polygraph
  • Full stack, comfortable working on mobile, front-end, as well as server-side application development
  • Interest and ability to learn other coding languages as needed

Company Info.


Cisco Systems, Inc. is an American multinational technology conglomerate headquartered in San Jose, California, in the center of Silicon Valley. Cisco develops, manufactures and sells networking hardware, software, telecommunications equipment and other high-technology services and products.

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    San Jose, California, USA
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