Technical and Management Resources, Inc.

  • Data Scientist

    Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(12/28/2018 10:43 AM)
    Job ID
    Security Clearance
    Public Trust
  • Overview

    TMR, Inc. is looking for a Data Scientist to support a client in Arlington, VA. The position requires ability to obtain a DHS Public Trust.


    Key Responsibilities

    • Develop an understanding of the customer’s data environment through data profiling and statistical analyses
    • Execute complex SQL queries of large Oracle table(s) efficiently. (Note:  Advanced command of SQL is important – beyond just simple PROC SQL commands in SAS to include perhaps something like Toad or Oracle SQL Developer.)
    • Obtain, scrub, explore, model and interpret data currently stored in Oracle databases – using SQL and other data mining tools
    • Provide accuracy and biometric sample quality based on machine learning and statistical analyses


    Mandatory Requirements

    • Bachelor's Degree in statistics or mathematics and minimum 10 years of experience or equivalent in the following:
      • Developing predictive models on accuracy using large data sets for high transactional volume environment
      • Evaluating and measuring performance of models
      • Common statistical modeling and techniques (e.g., linear regression, logistic regression, decision trees, etc.)
      • Understanding of and/or prior experience related to calculating False Acceptance Rate (FAR)/False Match Rate (FMR), False Rejection Rate (FRR)/False No-Match Rate (FNMR), True Acceptance Rate (TAR), and False Alarm Rate
      • Conceptual understanding of and/or prior experience related to data profiling, fuzzy matching, entity resolution, and signal detection theory (specifically with respect to SD theory: designing and improving upon systems that monitor, minimize, and balance false positive and false negative outcomes)
      • Experience related to biometric performance using Receiver Operating Characteristic (ROC), Detection Error Tradeoff (DET), Cumulative Match Characteristic (CMC) curves, and Identification and Detection Rate curves
      • Proficient in at least one of the following programming languages:
        • R
        • MATLAB
        • Julia
        • Java
        • Scalia
      • Experience with scripting languages for preprocessing and statistcal analysis (e.g. Python + Panda)
      • Proficient in at least one query language (e.g. SQL or HQL)


    • Understanding of big data ecoystems (e.g. Hadoop or Spark)

    Technical and Management Resources, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate with regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or Vietnam veteran status. This policy affirms TMR’s commitment to the principles of fair employment and the elimination of discriminatory practices. We encourage all employees to take advantage of opportunities for promotion as they occur.


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