Data Scientist

Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
Regular Full-Time
Internal/Partner Opportunity
Teaming Partner Opportunity


BOOST is helping one of our successful clients hire a Data Scientist to join their expanding team. You will be responsible for developing and applying interdisciplinary methods, algorithms, statistics, and research techniques in the development of data driven solutions to extract knowledge, provide insights, and present information from data in various structures and unstructured forms.This position requires and ACTIVE DOD TS/SCI with CI Polygraph and is fully on-site in Huntsville, AL.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities (*Essential functions)

  • Performs analysis of data systems, such as Big Data systems *
  • Performs statistical analysis and provides input for reports and dashboards*
  • Assists in the development of data products, reports, and dashboards or other display techniques*
  • Evaluates data, algorithms, and their interaction to improve algorithm performance*
  • May apply advanced statistics, including natural language processing and machine learning to create solutions
  • Assists with data modeling and data virtualization*
  • Writes code to preprocess and clean data
  • May conduct unit testing and troubleshooting


Experience/Skill Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Data Science, Engineering, Math, Statistics, Operations Research or related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 5 years related experience
  • Familiarity with advanced machine learning, data science techniques and mathematical approaches
  • Working knowledge of current operating systems and programming languages

Work Authorization Requirements 

  • Active DoD Top Secret security clearance with eligibility for DIA-SCI access - NO EXCEPTIONS***
  • Candidate selected must successfully pass a DIA CI polygraph within 60 days of hire
  • U.S. Citizenship Required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Machine Learning / Deep Learning, Advanced Analytics, Neo4j, MongoDB, ArangoDB, SQL and NOSQL databases
  • Programming experience in Python, R, Julia, TensorFlow, CUDA, JavaScript, Scala, Java, Unix/Linux, C, C++
  • Applied Mathematics experience in areas such as Linear Algebra, Abstract Algebra, and Partial Differential Equations.
  • Possess a deep understanding of the mathematical concepts behind Artificial Neural Networks, and know how to tailor activation functions, loss functions, and network layers, beyond the use of basic ML libraries.
  • Familiarity with DevOps principles, CI/CD pipelines, and Agile methodologies
  • Proactive self-starter capable of finding and solving problems with little guidance
  • DoD Analyst background
  • Data engineering experience: working with large amounts of structured and unstructured data


BOOST LLC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to persons without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, marital status, citizenship status, age, veteran status or disability.


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