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JOB #R2000872

Data Analytics Engineer/Scientist III

ICF is seeking an experience Data Analytics Engineer/Scientist with SME level Machine Learning experience to develop software processes and tools for optimized ingesting, cleansing and clustering of very large unstructured and structured datasets; identify novel capabilities to analyze and visualize datasets, and develop other software tools necessary for analysis, interchange, and visualization. Apply analysis and machine learning techniques to assist in developing hypotheses from the data ingested; develop front and back end tools to interface with the datasets. Also, provide Quality Assurance (QA) and develop test procedures for tools and processes developed. Location: Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assessment of the suitability of emerging architectures to include neuromorphic, system-on-a-chip, and highly heterogeneous platforms as machine learning platforms, and development of approaches to design and develop software.

  • Implement new algorithms and extend existing artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms for application to Army-specific data.

  • Assessment of the suitability of emerging architectures to include neuromorphic, system-on-a-chip, and highly heterogeneous platforms as machine learning platforms, and development of approaches to design and develop software.

  • Implement new algorithms and extend existing artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms for application to Army-specific data.

  • Research and develop decentralized and distributed computing algorithms to include application of distributed ledgers to coordinate devices and share information, and integrate distributed ledgers with AI/ML algorithms.

         • Utilize new ways to analyze and visualize large, complex distributed data sets potentially utilizing both low level (C, C++) and high level (Python) programming languages, and scalable algorithm implementations (pthreads, message passing interface (MPI), OpenCL).

        • Prepare reports, papers, presentations, and other documentation to record and/or publish findings and results of research.

        • Research and develop decentralized and distributed computing algorithms to include application of distributed ledgers to coordinate devices and share information, and integrate distributed ledgers with AI/ML algorithms.

Basic Qualifications:      

  • U.S. Citizenship and active DOD Secret clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree in Applied Math, Computer Science, Information Systems, Statistics, or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years’ experience managing telecommunications and/or datacenter projects
  • 5+ years’ experience managing cyber research or data science related projects.
  • 5+ years’ experience with big data technologies such as Hadoop, Accumulo, HBase or Elasticsearch
  • 5+ years’ experience on DoD networks
  • 5+ years Machine Learning experience.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Experience with managing or applying analytics in a mission critical / operational environment with an understanding of operational needs.
  • Experience with managing or deploying automation concepts and/or technologies in operational environments.
  • Familiarity with Data maturity concepts such as ETL, data structures, data management and designing algorithms for high volumes/velocity of data and complex data types.
  • Knowledge and experience in environments that deploy and/or manage: Red Hat Linux, Puppet, Cloudera, Kibana, Elasticsearch, big data platforms, custom web-based applications, and server deployments to offsite customer locations.
  • People skills and the ability to communicate effectively with various clients with the ability to explain and elaborate on technical details.

Professional Skills:

Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Analytical, problem-solving and decision making capabilities
Understanding of and/or experience with change control conceptsAdvanced computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat Ability to multi-task in a dynamically changing environment and superior time management skills

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

Maryland Client Office (MD88)

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