Varen Technologies

Senior Data Scientist

US-MD-Ft. Meade
ID
2017-2531
Clearance Requirements
Top Secret/SCI with polygraph

Overview

Varen Technologies is an Intelligence Services Provider focusing on information technology services and solutions for the Defense and Intelligence Communities.  We provide high caliber intelligence professionals to assist in all aspects of systems implementation, delivering leading edge solutions using the latest tools and technologies. 

 

We hire professionals who match our core values and high standards, and who are looking to work in a dynamic, team-oriented environment.  It is our belief that professional growth and development are among the most important ways to keep our highly talented employees challenged and motivated.  This belief keeps us focused on career paths for each individual, giving our employees the ability to fulfill their personal and professional goals.  Add that to our highly competitive benefits, rapid growth and success, Varen is just an exciting place to work!

 

Our core support is in the following five areas:

  • Cyber Solutions
  • Strategic Management & SETA
  • Software & IT Solutions
  • Intel Analysis
  • Military Health Programs

Responsibilities include, but not limited to

  • The Senior Data Scientist will establish and implement end-to-end proof of concept for leading edge data mining and analytics systems.
  • They will be responsible for the creation of innovative methodologies for extracting key parameters from big data coming from various sensors.
  • The data scientist will utilize their expertise in machine learning, statistical data analytics, and predictive analytics to help implement analytics tied to cyber security and hunting methodologies and applications.

Qualifications

Candidates must have most of the following required skills:

  • M.S. degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Statistics, or equivalent fields. Will consider candidates with a PhD and 5 years of experience.
  • Must have 6+ years of Data Scientist experience
  • Conduct data analysis and orchestration of a large volume of security data sources, threat indicators, and customer logs.
  • Apply latest technologies in machine learning, data mining, and predictive analytics to correlate the big datasets and events, and derive dynamic cybersecurity rules.
  • Generate highly accurate and near real-time security alerts based on the dynamic rules.
  • Architect and work closely with other team members to develop a scalable cloud-based cybersecurity data analytics engine.
  • Applied Machine Learning experience (regression analysis, time series, probabilistic models, supervised classification and unsupervised learning).
  • Strong mathematical background (linear algebra, calculus, probability and statistics).
  • Experience with JavaScript and prototyping languages such as Python and R.
  • Familiar with scalable distributed data processing, management, and visualization tools (e.g. Hadoop, ELK, Kafka, Accumulo, graph databases, etc.).
  • Familiar with data mining and analytics methods (e.g., clustering, sequences, networks, time series, deep learning, statistical analytics, etc.).
  • Knowledge of cyber security operations, cyber security data types, cyber security threats, network protocols (SOC tools and methodologies).

PhD in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Statistics, or equivalent fields is desired.

 

Varen offers a competitive benefits package to include: employee bonus plan, corporate equity program, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, referral bonus program, paid holidays, paid time off, medical, dental and vision insurance, flexible spending account, long and short term disability and company paid life insurance.

 

Varen Technologies is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here. For inquiries regarding disability accommodation during the application process, please contact ADA@varentechnologies.com or the Recruiter with whom you are working. Current employees may also contact a Human Resources representative. 

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