Data Scientist

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Business Group Highlights Health The Health group provides solutions to help government healthcare agencies lower administrative costs, reduce fraud and abuse, and improve the quality of services for individuals. We also provide analytics that combine clinical knowledge with big data technology and techniques to transform petabytes of data into meaningful solutions for our customers. Responsibilities Performs tasks which may include obtaining data through advanced computerized models extrapolating data patterns through advanced algorithms developing simple graphs and charts to explain how the mathematical information will influence the specific project or business and presenting to managers how to best alter their business models to generate cost-effective and cost-efficient future trends. Qualifications bull Expert knowledge of the implementation of modern Statistical methods, including but not limited to, regression models, survival analysis, classification methods clustering, projection, natural language processing, and others using R and Python. bull Working knowledge of SQL and database design, APIs, map reduce and the ability to self-service data bull Familiarity with real-time data pipeline software such as Apache Kafka bull Ability to work in interdisciplinary teams effectively and drive projects to completion bull Demonstrate strong interest in statistical research activities and in application of novel methods of healthcare data bull Must also demonstrate the ability to learn, be proactive and motivated, and consistently focus on detail and execution bull Experience managing statistical consulting projects with people outside the discipline bull Willingness to research and learn suggested approaches to complex problems and structure data properly for implementation of these methods bull Working knowledge of application development in R and Python including experience with at least one of Shiny, Django, Flash, or Dash bull Must be able to obtain a NACI clearance bull Experience with Veterans Benefits Administration preferred. bull Minimum of a Bachelor of Science or equivalent degree in Quantitative discipline such as Math, Statistics, Economics, Computer Science or Biology with 8 years of experience About Perspecta What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sector-from investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering. Our promise is simple never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector. Perspecta is anAAEEOEmployer – MinoritiesWomenVeteransDisabled and other protected categories. As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).Data Scientist 1

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