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USARPAC Data Scientist (Data Scientist 2)

Honolulu, HI

Job Description
Job Description

HII-TSD is currently seeking a Data Scientist 2 to support our US Army Pacific (USARPAC) customer in Honolulu, HI!

As an Entry level Data Scientist, you are responsible for building the next generation of data driven products and systems focusing on capability delivery to end users. You will be a member of a "big data" team of specialists within the multi-disciplinary agile development team. As a Data Scientist 2, you will help manage requirements collection, software code, development and delivery – full lifecycle – in support of analysts. You will engage in software solution planning and creation to ensure capabilities are delivered using the latest available technologies and methods. The Data Scientist will operate in a "RAD/JAD" environment in which tasks are rapidly defined and then executed to insure maximum user input, feedback and adoption. The Data Scientist team ensures the interoperability of the in-house capability with outside partners.

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Come join our team supporting US Army Pacific, in Honolulu Hawaii! The INDOPACOM combatant command theater covers over half the earth's surface and provides unique challenges to our National Defense strategy. We are building a team of professionals to deliver innovative solutions to our customer in a dynamic strategic environment.

There are few regions as culturally, socially, economically, and geopolitically diverse as the Asia-Pacific. The 36 nations comprising the Asia-Pacific region are home to more than 50% of the world's population, 3,000 different languages, several of the world's largest militaries, and five nations allied with the U.S. through mutual defense treaties. The AOR includes the most populous nation in the world, the largest democracy, and the largest Muslim-majority nation. More than one third of Asia-Pacific nations are smaller, island nations, including the smallest republic in the world and the smallest nation in Asia.

If you are excited about emerging technologies, finding creative solutions to complex problems, and the strategic challenges of near peer competitors and adversaries, then this is the opportunity you been looking for.

Some relocation assistance possible.

Essential Job Responsibilities
  • Helps design, modify, develop, write and implement software systems.
  • Participates in software and systems testing, validation, and maintenance processes through test witnessing, certification of software, and other activities as directed.
  • Provides support to senior staff on projects/programs. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a variety of fields related to the project. This position takes direction from senior technical leadership.
  • Conducts research and collaborates with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for product and commercial software.
  • Ensures software standards are met.
  • Collects, analyzes and interprets numerical data from various sources such as surveys, experiments, and studies. Compiles reports, charts, and tables based on established statistical methods. Plans methods to collect information and develop questionnaire techniques according to survey design. Conducts surveys, evaluates reliability of source information, adjusts and weighs raw data, analyzes and interprets statistics and organizes results. Prepares conclusions and predictions based on data summaries.
  • This position may involve shift work.

Minimum Qualifications

2 years relevant experience with Bachelors in related field; 0 years experience with Masters in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 6 years relevant experience.

Computer Literacy

Word processing and presentation development

Proficiency with Data Science techniques/methods of extracting, organizing, and analyzing both structured and unstructured data to form useful insights and informed decisions.

Strong problem solving skills and creativity in developing and exploiting alternative sources of non-traditional information for DOD customer.

Strong oral presentation, data visualization, and written communication skills.

Basic Knowledge of the following:
  • Python
  • R
  • Operating systems including: Linux and Windows
  • Windows Office Suite, i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams, OneDrive
  • Machine learning, data mining, and knowledge discovery
  • Analytic algorithm design and implementation
  • ETL processes; including document parsing techniques
  • Data visualization
  • Understanding networking, computer, and storage technologies
  • Proficiency in trouble-shooting in very complex distributed environments including following stack traces back to code and identifying a root cause

Preferred Requirements
  • Previous support of USARPAC in a Data Science role
  • Be able to identify and utilize geospatial concepts
  • Working in cloud platforms, e.g. AWS, GCP, Azure, etc.
  • Developing large cloud software projects, preferably in Java, Python or C++ language
  • Using or designing RESTful APIs, SOAP, XML
  • Web services environment and technologies such as XML, KML, SOAP, and JSON
  • Familiarity with Julia, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Java
  • 2 Years' experience supporting USARPAC intelligence and or operations.
  • 2 Years' experience supporting USINDOPACOM intelligence mission and or operations.
  • 2 years' intelligence experience in the Intelligence Community or Department of Defense experience with analysis, reporting and briefing in DOD settings
  • Proficiency in intelligence community systems and tools.
  • Previous experience briefing senior leadership at the General Officer, Flag Officer, or Senior Executive Service level.

Building on a legacy of more than a century of naval shipbuilding, Technical Solutions, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries provides mission-critical solutions to a wide variety of government and commercial customers worldwide. Comprising nearly 6,000 professionals in 45 states and 16 countries, our unique national security services portfolio includes unmanned systems, defense and federal solutions, and nuclear and environmental services. For more information, visit

Huntington Ingalls Industries is America's largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII's Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII's Technical Solutions division supports national security missions around the globe with unmanned systems, nuclear and environmental services, and defense and federal solutions. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 42,000 people operating both domestically and internationally. For more information, visit: .

A new Federal Executive Order requires that employees of Federal contractors and subcontractors be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021. Accordingly, as a condition of employment with Technical Solutions, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, employees will be required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption prior to starting employment.

Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

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