Est. $27.00 - $46.18

Fairfax, VA 22032

Knowesis is seeking Data Scientists for a proposed project in the Virginia/Washington, DC area. 

Successful candidates will have expertise in securely transferring big data into new formats to make it more appropriate for analysis with insights gained from analyzing volumes of government data and other proprietary databases; creating new, experimental frameworks to collect and analyze data; searching through large data sets for usable information; creating reports and presentations for investigative and auditing purposes; and correlating similar data to find actionable results.

Individuals with strong experience using a variety of data mining/data analysis methods, using a variety of data tools, to include Azure Synapse, building and implementing modes, using/creating algorithms and creating/running simulations, such as regressions and clustering are preferred, as well as a proven ability to drive change with their data-based insights. 

Additional expectations/preferences include:

  • Experience with law enforcement and oversight missions 
  • Comfort working with a wide range of stakeholders and functional teams across the Government
  • Expertise in SQL and either R or Python

Certification in one of the following areas is required:

  • Coursera IBM Data Science Professional Certificate
  • Tableau Data Scientist Desktop Specialist
  • HarvardX’s Data Science Professional Certificate
  • SAS Data Scientist Certifications
  • DASCA Data Science Certifications



Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, Knowesis requires all employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. An employee is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving the second dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine or one week after receiving a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine. All newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of vaccination.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Knowesis will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


  • 3 year(s): Data Scientist


  • Masters or better in Applied Mathematics or related field
Posting ID: 688424852 Posted: 2022-05-22 Job Title: Data Scientist