Data Scientist

at Iron EagleX, Inc
Published February 10, 2023
Location Fayetteville, United States of America
Category Data Science  
Job Type Full-time  


Iron EagleX is a veteran owned defense contracting company based in Tampa, FL.
It is our mission to provide solutions to the most challenging technical problems facing the Department of Defense while simultaneously making a positive impact on our employees and community.
Job Description:The Data Scientist will support the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) Chief Data Office (CDO) and be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining a data pipeline. Additionally, the Data Scientist shall interpret and analyze complex sets of data and plan, execute, and manage ML projects with cloud-native platforms and advanced ML solutions. They will leverage multiple methodologies such as data mining, natural language programming, and machine learning.
Job Duties Include (but not limited to):

  • Interpret and analyze data using exploratory mathematic and statistical techniques based on the scientific method
  • Coordinate research and analytic activities utilizing various data points (unstructured and structured) and employ programming to clean, massage, and organize the data
  • Experiment against data points, provide information based on experiment results, and provide previously undiscovered solutions to command data challenges
  • Coordinate with Data Engineers to build data environments providing data identified by other data professionals
  • Apply and develop scientific methodology, statistics, and algorithms to discover and frame relevant problems, hypotheses, and opportunities
  • Develop predictive and prescriptive modeling, natural language processing (NLP), Robotic Process Automation (RPA), text mining and processing, clustering, forecasting methods, and other advanced statistical techniques
  • Design and automate processes to facilitate the manipulation and analysis of data
  • Manage and integrate data across dissimilar data sets and analyze large-scale structured and unstructured data
  • Use frameworks such as Spark and Hadoop to conduct large-scale data processing
  • Perform statistical modeling and create data visualizations using products like Tableau, Microsoft Power BI, and R Shiny
  • Research, design, and implement algorithms to solve complex problems
  • Program using R, Python (NumPy, SciPy, Pandas) or similar analytical languages
  • Perform data engineering, data processing, and modeling techniques using cloud-based data management, data science, and ML platforms such as Databricks, IBM Cloud Pak, Cloudera, and Snowflake
  • Communicate complex concepts and hypothesis to a non-technical audience through digital storytelling


QualificationsRequired Skills & Experience:

  • Experience in data analysis, reporting, and engineering
  • Prefer hands-on experience programming / scripting languages: Python, php, MATLAB
  • Experience working with large data sets and with distributed computing technologies such as MapReduce/Hadoop
  • Experience with search and reporting tools such as Apache Spark, Jasper, Pentaho or similar
  • Ability to communicate data analysis results in a clear and concise manner to a variety of technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Must be able to define and document appropriate advanced analytic methods, predictive analysis, pattern analysis
  • Unit testing and associated frameworks


Desired Skills:

  • Experience working with the Department of Defense


Education & Certifications:

  • Bachelors in Information Technology, Computer Science, Statistics, or related field or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience desired
  • Certificate in Data Analysis or other relevant experience or training


Security Clearance:

  • Active Secret Clearance required



  • National Health, vision and dental plans
  • 20 days of PTO and 11 paid holidays
  • Life Insurance
  • Short – and long-term disability plans
  • 401(K) retirement plan
  • Incentive and recognition programs
  • Relocation opportunities

Iron EagleX is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Benefits found in job post

  • Disability insurance
  • 401(k)