Federal - Cyber Data Scientist


Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Arlington, VA


We are:

Accenture Federal Services, bringing together commercial innovation with the latest technology to help our government clients reach their full potential. As a U.S. based subsidiary of Accenture, we bring 360-degree customer views by going beyond just capturing and curating data. We decode information that helps our clients embrace intelligent technologies confidently. Powered by new data, data science and technology, we drive digital transformation at the core of their business and enable new outcomes.

You are:

The data and statistics expert. Your entrepreneurial attitude helps you lead a team to achieve breakthrough results in this new age of intelligence.You are confident working on design algorithms and large-scale statistical models. You want to help federal agencies transform data from dark to dynamic.

The work:

  • Oversee teams of data scientists, engineers, and visualization specialists
  • Keep up with trends in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Communicate with senior management within Accenture on matters where they need to gain acceptance on an alternate approach
  • Act independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments
  • Manage medium sized teams responsible for AI/ML capabilities
  • Develop understanding of the client's requirements related to AI/ML technologies, apply industry best practices, design an optimal solution that supports the business process and meets or exc


Qualifications
Here's what you need:
  • Bachelor's degree in a mathematics, statistics, computer science or other science / engineering discipline
  • Must possess a strong background in statistics, data science, and cyber physical and information systems to include leadership roles on projects related to cyber network operations (CNO), offensive (OCO), or defensive cyber operations (DCO)
  • Must demonstrate experience with, and an understanding of cybersecurity, networking traffic analysis, intrusion detection, offensive security, big data analysis, and predictive analytics
  • Experience with big data, AWS Cloud, Python, Ruby, Kafka, Elastic Search, Kibana, C/C++, open source machine learning and analytics packages
  • 8 years of technology leadership experience with 1-2 years of experience in statistical analysis or machine learning


Bonus points if:

  • You have a Master's degree in data science, applied mathematics or computer science
  • You have current or prior military experience


Important Information

This role requires US Citizenship with no dual US Citizenship accepted.

An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

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