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Data Scientist/Analyst

Company: Peraton
Location: Arlington
Posted on: November 23, 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/Data Analytics role will be located in Rosslyn, VA. This role supports the Cyber Threat and Analysis Division (CTAD).

Position Description:

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.) techniques.




Basic 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.

Possess CND, CySA+, GSEC, Security+ CE, CEH, CISSP, CASP+ or similar certification.

Demonstrated experience providing 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.

Peraton Overview:

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.

Salary Range: Salary Minimum: $57,500 Salary Mid: $115,000 Salary Maximum: $143,800 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. EEO Tagline (Text Only): An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Keywords: Peraton, Arlington , Data Scientist/Analyst, Professions , Arlington, Virginia

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