Data Scientist/Analyst

Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
Requisition ID
2022-127682
Position Category
Cyber Security
Clearance
Top Secret
Sector
Citizen Security & Public Services

Responsibilities

We are seeking a qualified candidate whom 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).

 

What you'll do:

  • 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. 

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Qualifications

What you'll need:

 

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.

Benefits: 

 

At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way

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.

An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

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