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Location:Washington, DC
Company:CDI Corporation
First posted:May 15, 2017 (last updated 30+ days ago)

Senior Data Scientist Washington, District Of Columbia, United States


  • Join a team with EXCELLENCE, LOYALTY and INTEGRITY!
  • CDI Corporation consistently appears on ENR's annual "Top 500 Design Firms" list, ranking the largest engineering, architectural and environmental design firms by revenue.  Ranked #28 in Top 500 Design Firms in 2012!
  • (please use the apply button below) named CDI as one of the Most Trustworthy Companies in the United States. (2008)
  • CDI Marine Company is a division of CDI Government Services and a leader in providing our clients with high quality, cost effective engineering, design and logistics services in the marine industry.
  • CDI Corporation is an EEO/An Affirmative Action M/F/D/V Employer


  • CDI is seeking Sr Data Scientist. This is a Full Time position in the Washington, DC area.  This position is contingent upon contract award.


  • Scrum Team Lead
  • Lead a team of modeling specialist that will build predictive models
  • Team will be platform builders who create data platforms, balancing both engineering and data analysis concerns (current client data platform is Amazon Web Services (AWS));
  • Team will be polymaths who do all data science activities;
  • Team will be User Interface designers to produce government approved analytics dashboards from the results of Task 2.0 and as reflected in the Final Report (see Task 2.0 below);
  • Technical Team Leader who leads the team of data scientists and promotes best practices.
  • Performing analysis, design, and development.
  • Create and maintain Standard Operating Procedures and other similar documentation.
  • Provides expertise in systems and affordability/failure analysis, experimental testing, training, technical assurance oversight and evaluation of OCO capabilities, hardware design and development, and software development.
  • Responsible for requirements gathering and documentation, software development, test plan development and implementation, and eventual rollout and user training for multiple applications
  • Leverages advanced analytics experience and knowledge of computing technologies, computer science, statistics, mathematics, and other cutting edge technologies.
  • Addresses scientific, engineering or business objectives by writing, modifying or adapting computer programs in machine level, assembly and third or fourth generation programming languages.
  • Formulates architectural design, functional specifications, interfaces and documentation of hardware or software systems considering system interrelationships, operating modes and software or equipment configurations.
  • Researches unconventional applications of software and operating systems in designing and developing new methodologies, significant modifications or adaptations of standardized techniques.
  • Responsible for developing project plans, guidelines, and controls.


  • BS degree in computer science or other technical field and degree of applicability
  • Five (5) years of demonstrated experience in data analysis, testing, and fielding implementation for large audiences
  • Must have the ScrumMaster Certification
  • Must have experience managing user experience teams
  • Must possess an outstanding knowledge of standard written English grammar, spelling, punctuation
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills required to interface with clients, employees, and management;
  • Must have enthusiasm and a positive, team-oriented attitude
  • Ability to organize and multi task is a must
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint and other MS products
  • Excellent and effective written & verbal communication skills.


  • Applicant may be subject to a security investigation and then meet the eligibility requirements to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance issued by the US Government. In addition to the security clearance, this position may require an additional background screening for base access.


  • CARRYING and LIFTING. Ability to transport and lift up to 30 lbs.
  • Employee is required to access remote areas of multi-level vessels
  • Must comply with Company's Driver Safety Policy if assigned to operate company and/or rental vehicles

Type: Contract

Reference ID: 368996

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