Position Description

Data Scientist
Location Reston, VA
Required Clearance Level TS/SCI with Polygraph
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Would you like to perform rewarding work while contributing to the success of an established, growing company? Navstar is an award-winning organization that has a proven track record of successfully providing IT services and solutions both as a prime and sub-contractor on mission focused IT programs. Our employees are integral players in support of mission-critical programs focused on our National Security.

Role Description: 

Navstar has an immediate opportunity for a Data Scientist interested in solving mission-critical challenges while building complex and distributed Data Analytics systems.  

As a Data Scientist, you will work as part of our Software Engineering Team on the Data Team. The Data Team provides all data-centric capabilities for our system, to include data ingest, data enrichment, and data analytics, all through orchestrated data pipelines. 

You will work on the Data Team to improve customer mission outcomes and you will become an expert in the customer’s data, mission, and operations. You will research and implement software technologies to design and produce new and creative solutions to mission needs. You will work with end users and other members of the Development Team to define ground-up software requirements. 

Required Skills and Qualifications: 

  • 1+ years (all levels) of hands-on coding experience, with Java and/or Python.
  • Experience developing, maintaining, documenting, and debugging Data Analytics.
  • Algorithm Development and Implementation experience.
  • Great at communication and interpersonal skills.

Desired Skills and Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, or other hard science field desired.
  • Experience with Big Data systems, such as Hadoop MapReduce and/or Apache Spark.
  • Experience with PostgreSQL, Graph Databases, and/or NoSQL Data Stores.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities.
  • Proven ability to design and develop high quality, well-structured and documented software.

About Navstar

For 20 years Navstar has provided high-quality Innovative Technology Services and Solutions throughout the Intelligence Community. We would not have achieved the success we have without the best AllStar team; this is not just a place to work, Navstar is a community. At Navstar everything we do revolves around listening to both our customers and employees, delivering the results they expect, and being a trusted partner as both a prime and subcontractor. We have proven track record of successfully providing innovative technology services and solutions on highly mission-focused programs; all while enjoying what we do at the same time. Security is our priority; together, we will make the nation a safer place.

Benefits at Navstar

  • Highly Competitive Health Care Premiums, including 100% employer paid for employee
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and Dependent Care
  • Generous PTO and Federal Holiday Paid Leave
  • Employer Paid STD/LTD
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • 401K plan and Employer Match
  • Referral and Opportunity Referral Programs
  • Professional Development Assistance

Navstar Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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Navstar Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religious beliefs, national origin, disability, U.S. veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics under federal, state or local law.