Data Scientist

Job Locations US-MS-Stennis Space Center
Requisition ID
Position Category
Software Engineering / Development / Architecture
Defense Mission & Health Solutions


Peraton is seeking to identify highly motivated and qualified individuals for various future opportunities.  We are currently seeking a Data Scientist


Our team supports technical solutions associated with the collection, processing, and exploitation of assured, relevant, and timely oceanographic, meteorological, hydrographic, precise time and astrometric information for the Commander, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command (CNMOC). Candidates who join our team play an integral role in the design, development, and innovative modernization of the IT infrastructure used to provide meteorology and oceanography support to warfighters afloat and ashore. We will maintain, upgrade, and modernize the IT infrastructure to include engineering, software development, administration, and data management.


To be considered, you must MEET or EXCEED the qualifications and requirements as they are outlined.


  • Must be a US Citizen and hold a DoD Secret clearance, Top Secret clearance preferred
  • This is a hybrid on site/telework environment. Candidates must be within a commutable distance Stennis MI

This work includes but is not limited to:

  • Defines common understanding of terms and definitions about both structured and unstructured data, including taxonomies, XML, ontologies, vocabularies, product catalogs, etc.
  • Assists with establishment of standards and processes for ensuring common metadata standards across METOC
  • Harmonizes metadata standards with other DoN namespaces
  • Provides subject matter expertise assisting command data stewards to map, inventory and control data lifecycle from creation or reception to retirement.
  • Provides recommendations on process improvements in accordance with the Data Maturity Model.


Required Experience/Education:  

  • BS 5-7 Years, MS 3-5, PhD 0-2 or HS+9 in lieu of degree
  • 5+ years data management
  • Experience with metadata standards
  • Experience managing large data sets
  • Experience applying the Data Maturity Model to large data sets or complex data pipelines
  • Working in agile development environment

Desired Experience:  

  • Evaluation of compliance with security
  • Operations in a High-Performance Computing environment
  • Knowledge of Risk Management Framework
  • Experience with Cloud
  • DoD Architecture Framework (DODAF) experience

Benefits: At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best, beyond the work you do with us daily. We are 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.

Target Salary Range

$66,000 - $106,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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