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Posted: Wednesday, July 5, 2017 6:44 AM

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Location: Arlington, VA/DC Metro area
Aptima is a fast:paced, employee:focused small business that excels in finding solutions to complex problems in human:centered engineering. Aptima currently has an opening for a principal:level data scientist to help develop big:data applications in the DC Metro area. The ideal candidate will possess a background in problem analysis, mathematical formulation, algorithm development, and/or model implementation and analysis, and will also have experience in technical management and customer interaction. In this position you will:
:Lead the design, development, and application of data mining, statistical analysis, machine learning, modeling, and digital signal processing methods
:Collaborate with software engineers to implement, test, and apply mathematical algorithms from research
:Business development, proposal writing, project management, and customer interaction
:Ph.D. or Masters Degree in an applied mathematical modeling discipline
:History of customer:facing business development activities
:Track record of program management and/or product development for large programs of record from DARPA, DoD research labs, or other government agencies
:Background in writing and winning technical proposals
:Experience collaborating with software engineers, mathematicians, and analysts
:Authorship in journal and/or other refereed publications
:Experience writing technical reports and proposals
:U.S. Citizenship
The ideal candidate will have experience and proficiency in all of the following:
:Knowledge of problem analysis, mathematical formulation, algorithm development, and model implementation and analysis
:Understanding of machine learning techniques (e.g., Support Vector Machines, Artificial Neural Networks) and has experience using machine learning to build computational models from large data sets
:Knowledge of software/data design methods, data structures, and modeling standards
:Experience in processing big data using parallel, distributed computing techniques such as Hadoop Framework and Spark
:Software engineering experience implementing and coding complex algorithms and models in an Object Oriented Language (C++, C, Java or Scala)
:Strong Proficiency in Python or R
Active security clearance preferred; must be able to obtain Secret security clearance All applicants must be willing to work onsite at a customer site in the DC metro area, Monday through Friday (no telecommuting or compressed schedules).
All applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
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In the age of technology, the human is the last frontier for innovation. Aptimas mission is to engineer tools and systems that increase human capabilities. Our scientists study how humans think and learn in todays technology:rich networked environments, and we use that knowledge to solve problems and provide solutions in defense, homeland security, healthcare, aviation and cyber security. Aptimas solutions span the human continuum, from the neural and individual level, to teams and large groups, and to cultures and societies. Learn more at aptima.


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