Decisive Analytics

Data Scientist

Job Locations US-VA-Quantico
Security Clearance Requirements
Top Secret SCI


Decisive Analytics Corporation is looking for a Data Scientist to support to our growing Marine Corps Intelligence programs in Quantico, VA!


  • Establish comprehensive plan for collecting, processing, exploiting and managing publicly available information and intelligence products for the MCISRE. Ensuring system is flexible and adaptable to evolving requirements and provides access and collaboration across the Enterprise.
  • Develop data analytics models and tools (widgets) to creatively process, analyze, and present social media and other online data to meet intelligence requirements for the Enterprise.
  • Meet rigorous security and information assurance requirements for collection, storage, and management. Someone that is able to use a coding language, pull in data into a program, write packages to sort through it, and help us visualize and analyze it.
  • Utilize data science and development skills to automate manual analytic processes, generate analytic models, and enable analysts to exploit data holdings.
  • Establish advanced analysis and data visualization methodologies, models, and tools to derive intelligence outcomes and impacts.
    • Technical developer skills required include, but are not limited to: Python, R, Java, JavaScript, AngularJS, .NET, Hadoop-related and Apache related technologies. As technology and mission requirements change over the course of this contract, the need for some of these technologies may be lessened and the need for new or different skills may be required.
  • Assist in establishing capability to examine voluminous data sources.
  • Assist the Government in applying innovative and big data-driven problem solving skills to analytic elements.
  • Provide services related to data visualization and communication of complex quantitative concepts to non-technical audiences.
  • Apply specialized experience in statistics and machine learning algorithms (how to gather, clean, and appropriately use data in models that address IC mission needs) as well as coding and data visualization skills.
  • Provide tailored communications to innovation stakeholders in meetings, demos, and other customer engagements.


  • Must possess an active TS/SCI DoD Clearance
  • Must possess a Bachelor's of Science Degree and 8 years of experience, years of experience can replace degree requirements. Applied Science Degree and/or Advanced Degree preferred
  • Handles raw data (e.g. structured, unstructured, and mixed datasets), and analyzes data through the application of various statistical techniques or tools
  • Familiar with programming languages such as, but not limited to: R, SAS, Python, MatLab, Java, JavaScript, SQL, Hive, Pig, and Apache projects
  • Experienced in working with and exploiting big data; distributed computing; predictive modeling; mathematics; statistics; machine learning; story-telling; and visualization
  • Demonstrates ability to extract meaning from and interpret data using a variety of tools and methods from statistics and machine learning
  • Determines methods of statistical analysis and applies statistical techniques to determine measures of central tendency, correlation, sample size, significance of differences, etc.
  • Researches pertinent literature in a designed project area and analyzes applicability of concepts

EEO statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor


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