Senior Data Scientist

Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/5/2023 1:16 PM)
Requisition #
Security Clearance
Public Trust
Full Time
Portal Location : Location
Minimum Salary
USD $109,260.00/Yr.
Maximum Salary
USD $245,730.00/Yr.


Our behavioral analytics team supports a wide variety of federal agency client needs focused on detecting fraudulent electronic transactions/usage. Team members will work collaboratively with the Noblis data analytics architects and data scientists to design and implement an offline and near real time analytics capability, visualization and a near real-time dash boarding and visualization capabilities to support Federal Agencies in strengthening their security posture against fraudulent web transactions to support Federal Agencies in strengthening their security posture against fraudulent transactions.


As part of the design and implementation effort, the data analytics developer will participate in various aspects of the implementation, including synthesizing large-scale system/communications logs, development of analytical data sets, and development of fraud models to identify anomalous transactions.   


The Data Scientist will work closely with team members on the Data Science team and federal Government personnel.  


Responsibilities include:

  • Identification of analytics approaches, and development of supporting analytical data sets.
  • Development of fraud risk models based on features extracted from user application interactions, log transactions, network data, third party data, and other key data sources.
  • Application of AI and ML techniques in developing and training fraud detection models, including application of graph analytics
  • Development of integrated data sets, including the design and implementation of data integration across data analytics infrastructures as needed to support data analytics projects.
  • Documentation of hypothesis, analytics approaches, and findings.
  • Development of dashboards and reports to assess data performance and quality control.
  • Assist with the development of project status briefings and dashboards for Agency executives
  • Interact with senior client project team members and operational staff


Minimum Requirements

  • Must have a bachelor's degree + 18 years of experience, or Masters degree + 10 years of experience, or a PhD.
  • Five or more years of experience developing production quality models.
  • Extensive experience transitioning complex analytics environments to the cloud
  • Highly focused, detail-oriented temperament are required.
  • Experience in the design, development, integration, testing, and implementation of a large scale data sets
  • Solid knowledge of Big data processing environments such as Hadoop, and tools/languages including Python, Scala, R, Spark, and Java
  • Experience working in an AWS Cloud Environment is considered a plus
  • Experienced user of Splunk or equivalent training in Splunk or other similar tool is considered a plus
  • Experience with Neo4J (graph analysis) is considered a plus 
  • Strong analytic and creative problem solving abilities are required
  • Highly inquisitive with an ability to work both independently and in collaborative setting
  • Strong teamwork, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication, written, and organizational skills
  • Ability to work on multiple aspects of a large scale project which includes prioritizing, tracking, attention to detail, follow-up and follow-through to project completion
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of Internet web transactions, traffic flows are preferred.
  • Applicants selected will be subject to a government public trust security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to sensitive information.

Client Engagement

· Support and lead evolving business development efforts by applying technical and functional expertise to develop business solutions.
· Lead proposal sections for small or limited competition proposals and actively participate in teaming strategy discussions


At Noblis, we recognize your impact, offer you opportunities and choice, and support your total well-being. Our comprehensive benefit offerings may include healthcare, retirement and savings plans, paid time off, disability and life insurance programs, learning and development opportunities, wellness programs as well as other optional benefit elections. Regular full and part time staff are incentive plan eligible.


With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. Noblis seeks an environment free from COVID-19 and prefers all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.  Attestation of vaccination status will be required for employment with Noblis.  Unvaccinated employees may be subject to additional health and safety requirements to include any federal, state and/or client restrictions.


Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiaries, Noblis ESI, and Noblis MSD tackle the nation's toughest problems and apply advanced solutions to our clients' most critical missions. We bring the best of scientific thought, management, and engineering expertise together in an environment of independence and objectivity to deliver enduring impact on federal missions. Noblis works with a wide range of government clients in the defense, intelligence and federal civil sectors. Learn more at Noblis -About Us


Why work at a Noblis company?

Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public. Noblis has won numerous workplace awards. Noblis maintains a drug-free workplace.


Noblis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race (as well as because of or on the basis of traits historically associated with race, including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.


Noblis is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Noblis will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact

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