Data Scientist, Lead Associate

Job Locations US-HI-Halawa
Requisition ID
Position Category
Data Analytics / Intelligence
Top Secret/SCI
Defense Mission & Health Solutions


Peraton is looking for a Data Scientist position in support of the USINDOPACOM IJFC.  This role will be on-site in Hawaii.  The Data Scientist will will identify, analyze, and articulate data requirements and artifacts in the planning and operational execution of Integration requirements across the Services, Allies, and Partner Nations within the Indo-Pacific Joint Coalition Fires enterprise to achieve maximum effects against selected targets.  Work across multiple staff offices to collect and fuse data, develop innovative methods to standardize data ingestion and tagging, and support on-going management of associated USINDOPACOM data assets.


What you'll do:


  • Work across all USINDOPACOM directorates and special staff to understand the data resident within the Command, the types of data most frequently used, and for what purpose
  • Provide ontology and data quality for all USINDOPACOM data
  • Advise in the evolution of an INDOPACIFIC data strategy and associated policy
  • Utilize industry standard communication and visualization tools to visualize and communicate complex quantitative information and analysis
  • Interpret and communicate insights and findings from analysis to customer and other stakeholders with required/appropriate documentation
  • Tag data assets (i.e. operational, intelligence, enterprise, business activities) to support search and discovery of existing data
  • Facilitate and develop relationships across the Geographic Combatant Command CDOs, Combatant Commands CDO as well as the Joint Staff CDO
  • Support USINDOPACOM’s responsibilities with respect to planning and data management for risk and vulnerability assessments
  • Determine which data are available and useful for the project
  • Collect, categorize, and analyze data
  • Create, validate, test, and update algorithms and models
  • Use data visualization software to present findings
  • Make business recommendations to stakeholders based on data analysis


What you'll need:


  • Experience with MIL-STD data formats; USMTF/OTH, CMF, TACTICAL DATA LINKS/JREAP and VMF
  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Computer Engineering, or related field and 6 years of experience.
  • Proficiency with Data Science techniques/methods of extracting, organizing, and analyzing both structured and unstructured data to form useful insights and informed decisions
  • Strong problem-solving skills and creativity in developing and exploiting alternative sources of non-traditional information for DOD customers
  • Strong oral presentation, data visualization, and writing skills
  • Clearance:  Active Top-Secret security clearance and be SCI eligible. 

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Experience with USINDOPACOM HQ, the AOR, and associated intelligence/operational missions
  • Experience with intelligence community systems and tools
  • Previous experience working in a 4-star Headquarters
  • Experience with AWS, Java, C++, APIs, SOAP, XML, JSON, and/or JavaScript

Preferred Knowledge and Skills:

  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing to provide information, articles, written reports, and presentations to include delivering executive summaries to flag and general officers (FO/GO) and Senior Executive Service (SES) level officials.

Peraton Overview

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that 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, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.

Target Salary Range

$112,000 - $179,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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