Data Scientist

Tysons Corner, VA or Springfield, VA

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Join our team dedicated to developing and executing innovative solutions in support of customer mission success. Novetta is committed to cultivating a diverse, inclusive workplace culture, embracing our differences and perspectives to build a stronger, more successful company.

Job Description: 

Novetta is seeking a candidate who is interested in developing application capabilities for an enterprise data and business intelligence platform that leverages cloud technologies, combining many data sources into a data lake, providing analytics, and business intelligence capabilities. The data scientist will be responsible for analyzing large data sets, building analytic output, and the full lifecycle of machine learning model development.

Responsibilities include:

  • Leverage Amazon Web Services and Databricks to deliver rich data analytics and machine learning models 
  • Work with technologies such as Databricks, Spark, and Kubernetes
  • Implement, configure and test machine learning and deep learning libraries and platforms (e.g., TensorFlow, Keras, XGBoost, LightGBM).

Basic Qualifications:

  • Academic degree in a relevant field (e.g., Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, etc.);
  • 6+ years experience working in statistics, data analytics, data engineering, or related fields
  • 4+ years experience working with python
  • Delivering analytic insights from data (BI reporting, analytical data sets, machine learning models, etc.)
  • Comfortable with collaboration, open communication and reaching across functional borders

Desired Skills:

  • Data and model exploration with a keen eye for how to apply machine learning to a problem
  • Leveraging Databricks Delta Lake for data storage and querying
  • Experience leveraging MLFlow or other machine learning automation tools
  • Experience with data streaming technologies (Kinesis, Kafka)
  • Experience building BI reports and dashboards
  • Experience with BI tools like Tableau

Security Clearance:

  • Must be eligible to obtain and maintain a security clearance 


Novetta, from complexity to clarity.

Novetta delivers highly scalable advanced analytics and secure technology solutions to address challenges of national and global significance. Focused on mission success, Novetta pioneers disruptive technologies in machine learning, data analytics, full-spectrum cyber, cloud engineering, open source analytics, and multi-INT fusion for Defense, Intelligence Community, and Federal Law Enforcement customers. Novetta is headquartered in McLean, VA with over 1,300 employees across the U.S. 

Our culture is shaped by a commitment to our core values:

Integrity • We hold ourselves accountable to the highest standards of integrity and ethics.

Customer Success • We strive daily to exceed expectations and achieve customer mission success.

Employee Focus • We invest in our employees’ professional development and training, respecting individuality, and fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion.

Innovation • We know that discovering new and innovative ways to solve problems is critical to our success and makes us a great company.

Excellence in Execution • We take pride in flawless execution as we build a company that is best in class.

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Novetta is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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