Data scientist

  • Leidos
  • Vaihingen an der Enz, Germany
  • 09/09/2019
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Statistics

Job Description


Job Requisition:

Data scientist

Job Description:

Are you interested in continuing your career in Europe in a mission focused environment? Leidos has established multiple positions for the Department of Defense. We are looking for experienced, innovative and motivated IT Specialists to support enablement US EUCOM's mission objectives.

Description of the role:

Leidos has an excellent opportunity for an experienced, self-directed, ISKM Data Scientist to develop and operationalize Big Data solutions in direct support of Department of Defense (DoD) organizations, located in OCONUS in Stuttgart, Germany. This position is required to travel OCONUS.

  • You will perform as a data scientist, helping the team on a distributed, scalable big data store, MapReduce programming and technologies, and real-time data processing.
  • You will participate in the development of machine learning, data mining, and statistical or graph-based algorithms designed to fuse and analyze massive data sets. Your expertise will ensure the proper implementation and use of algorithms and bring in cutting-edge innovation from industry and academia.
  • You also want leverage knowledge of requirements analysis, installation, integration, evaluation, enhancement, maintenance, testing, and diagnosis or resolution.
  • Additionally, you want to conduct software development, software integration, statistical analysis, modeling, and simulation all in a rapid DevOps environment.
  • Responsibilities also seeks to include actions on sync across functional teams, ensuring data science is supporting mission-focused analytic teams and working with rapid prototyping teams.

Required Skills:

  • Currently hold an adjunct TS / SCI Clearance and be able to maintain
  • Tesa eligibility
  • BA / BS + 5 years recent specialized or AA / AS + 7 years recent specialized or 9 years recent specialized or 11 years of recent specialized experience of recent specialized experience
  • MCSE: Data Management and Analytics
  • CompTIA Security + (IAT Level II or greater)

Preferred Skills:

  • ITIL v3 - Foundation
  • Experience in working with various intelligence disciplines, including GEOINT, HUMINT, MASINT, OSINT, and SIGINT and a comprehension of the data and tools associated with these disciplines.
  • Experience with intelligence or operations analysis in the DoD or intelligence community.
  • Experience with designing and developing automated analytic software, techniques, and algorithms.
  • Experience with open source software
  • Ability to work independently with some government oversight and function effectively as part of a team in a joint working environment.
  • Adaptable to changing circumstances and operational needs
  • Understanding of Department of Defense Military standards

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret / SCI


Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Data scientist



Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions to solve the world's toughest challenges in defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported $ 10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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