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Data Scientist in Alexandria, VA at CALIBRE

Date Posted: 5/9/2019

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    CMA 2992-585

Job Description

CALIBRE is seeking a Data Scientist join a team driving advanced analytics initiatives used in the Army cost analysis and budgeting processes. The ideal candidate should be able to provide input on how to create new sources of data-driven innovation through technology and analytics that would add value for our customers. This is a hands-on technical role where you will be responsible for delivering end-to-end analytics, from understanding the business challenges to presenting insights to wide-ranging business and technical audiences.

As a CALIBRE Data Scientist, you will have the opportunity to research and experiment with innovative new techniques in machine learning, statistics, and operations research.  The ideal candidate must be passionate about helping others solve problems, gain insights, and make decisions using data. 

Required Skills

  • Must have or be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance (U.S. Citizenship required)
  • Strong qualitative and quantitative analysis skills
  • Must be a lifelong learner, willing to share and grow the knowledge of those around them
  • Strong ability with one or more programming languages for data analysis such as R or Python (Pandas, NumPy, SciPy, Scikit-learn)
  • Experience developing forecasting models
  • Experience with data visualization tools such as Tableau
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Required Experience

  • BS/BA in related degree such as Data Analytics, Operations Research, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics, etc.  MS preferred.  (Other education, commensurate experience and demonstrated ability of individual may be substituted)
  • Minimum of 2 years professional work experience


  • Experience using SQL for ETL and data integration tasks
  • Experience in budgeting or cost-analysis
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Army’s PPBE process
  • Experience with Army Acquisition costing
  • Experience with Army Logistics
  • Experience with and understanding of Army enterprise data
  • CAP, CDFM, CCEA, DAWIA or other relevant certification a plus.

CALIBRE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports transitioning service members, veterans and individuals with disabilities. We offer a competitive salary and full benefits package. To be considered, please apply via our website at Come join our dynamic team!

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