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Data Scientist

Job ID: 2014279
Location: HAMPTON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Sep 1, 2020
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Data Scientist
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No

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Job Description

Description

SAIC is looking for an experienced Data Scientist to support NASA Langley Research Center’s Human Research Program (HRP), specifically the Space Radiation (SR) Modeling and Simulation Project.  NASA Langley Research Center (LaRC) is located in Hampton, VA.  SAIC is the prime contractor on the Langley IT Enhanced Services (LITES) II contract at NASA LaRC supporting this project. 

 

Job Description:

Primary responsibilities include developing and improving techniques for applying how animal research results are translated to humans, using biological modeling to define pathways between animals and humans leading to understanding, linking existing knowledge to Space Radiation research, applying modeling and simulation techniques to discover/uncover previously unknown linkages like are the pathways for low dose rate tumors different from high dose rate tumors.

  • Develop functionality in an agile fashion, with regular releases
  • Prototype new technologies and approaches to assess alternatives
  • Work as part of an agile team, delivering new functionality on a regular cadence
  • Work in a collaborative and fast-paced fun team environment with effective communication and assisting peers. Be an asset and contributor to the team
  • Provide technical and analytical solutions to evaluate the merits and challenges of a product idea
  • Perform high complexity integration testing, distributed development and validate integration

Security Clearance Requirement: NACI

 

Citizenship:  US Citizenship required

Qualifications

Required Education & Experience:

  • B.S./B.A. in Computer Science, or Information Systems or relevant field
  • Proven understanding of Data Science and Analytics concepts and methodologies
  • Proven skillsets in numerical analysis
  • Experience with the following Languages: Python and R. Knowledge of FORTRAN or C++ would be useful, but not required
  • Knowledge, education, or experience working in or around the medical community (Omics)
  • Familiar with modelling & simulation for highlytechnical R&D problems
  • Understanding of programming concepts and application development. Indepth understanding of one or more computational technical areas such as advanced modeling and simulation
  • Domain knowledge in modeling and simulation
  • Able to thrive in a diverse, fluid research environment
  • Solid collaboration, communication and business relationship skills with customers, management peers, and team members
  • Experience developing documentation such a presentations, project reviews, requirements documents, and schedules
  • Ability to solve technical challenges
  • Motivated, selfdirected, results oriented


Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom. For SAIC benefits information, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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