Data Scientist, Top Secret (SCI Eligibility)

Washington, D.C., Bethesda, Md, and Sterling, Va

Job Description

Clearance:  Top Secret with SCI eligibility

Synertex has a need for Data Scientist for work with the Department of Homeland Security in one of three locations; Washinton, D.C, Sterling, Va or Bethesda, Md.


  • Apply complex analysis of data in support of mission problems, with expertise in problem solving, scripting in multiple languages, as well as the creation and/or implementation of tools and processes that aid in advanced analytics, testing and quality assurance, and DevOps.
  • Use and develop statistical analysis, modeling, simulation, and machine learning methods. 
  • Comfort with complex mathematical concepts and models.  Scripting, data collection and data management services; perform enterprise-wide data collection, storage, and manipulation; and, develop and implement automated testing frameworks. 


  • BS degree in a related scientific or engineering discipline from an accredited college or university
  • 5 years of progressive experience,
  • Experience with the following tools/languages: Python, R, STATA, Mathematica, Pig/Piglet, SQL, PostgreSQL, NoSQL, MSSQL, C++, bash, JMP, ROOT, Latex, MATLAB, Java, Javascript, XML, C++, MapReduce.