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Data Scientist - Cyber Threat Analysis

Company: Peraton
Location: Arlington
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Qualified candidate will become part of Peraton's Department of State (DoS) Diplomatic Security Cyber Mission (DSCM) program providing leading cyber and technology security experience to enable innovative, effective and secure business processes. Peraton's DSCM program encompasses technical, engineering, data analytics, cyber security, management, operational, logistical and administrative support to aid and advise DoS Cyber & Technology Security (CTS) Directorate. This includes protecting a global cyber infrastructure comprising networks, systems, information, and mobile devices all while identifying and responding to cyber risks and threats. Those supporting Peraton's DSCM program strive to leverage their expert knowledge and propose creative solutions to real-world cybersecurity challenges.
The Data Scientist role will be located in Rosslyn, VA.
Position Description:The Data Scientist will support the Cyber Threat and Analysis Division (CTAD) operations through the innovative use of data analysis techniques and machine learning across the Directorate.

  • Create, maintain, and refine data models and algorithms used across the Directorate
  • Improve visibility and focus of large data sets to improve anomaly detection
  • Identify new security monitoring use cases based on available data
  • Implement and support user and threat behavior analytics
  • Create cyber threat intelligence conclusions by using data science and analysis (e.g. outlier detection, gap analysis, normalization, machine learning, automated models, natural language processing, etc.) techniquesBasic Qualifications- To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:
    • Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 5 years' experience required. An additional 4 years of experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.
      Active Top Secret security clearance is required.
    • Highly motivated with a strong passion for problem solving, innovation and the ability to provide recommend analytics solutions to detect anomalous activity.
    • Proven working experience as a data scientist or analyst.
    • Technical expertise regarding data models, database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques
    • Experience writing scripts using Python or similar languages.
    • Possess CND, CySA+, GSEC, Security+ CE, or similar certification.Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world's leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can't be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.Colorado Salary Minimum: $72,800
      Colorado Salary Maximum: $176,600

      The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position, and is just one component of Peraton's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Peraton provides a variety of benefits to employees.

Keywords: Peraton, Arlington , Data Scientist - Cyber Threat Analysis, Other , Arlington, Virginia

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