Chief Data Scientist in McLean, VA

SphereOI is a high performance studio with exceptional data scientists, engineers, and product designers. We value digital innovation that challenges the status quo by making products that are meaningful for commercial and government clients. There is no checklist mentality for product development at SphereOI. Our innovation follows a North Star vision and design with Strong Centers that keeps each product authentic to what is most meaningful to the customer. By centering our effort on what is most meaningful, we deliver transformative innovation.

This position is for a Chief Data Scientist who will develop strategy and key technology direction for Fortune 500 customers. In this role, you will lead the development of innovative responsive analytics solutions to support customers in a wide range of domains such as telematics data exploitation, behavior profiling, cybersecurity threat detection and responsive agriculture analytics. The ideal candidate has four years of experience working in a data science role and experience mentoring a team. You will be working in an engineering-centric company culture as an individual contributor and team leader in a highly entrepreneurial environment.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Provide data science strategic and technical direction
  • Develop predictive models using R, Java, or Python
  • Recommend machine learning algorithms as well as suitable modifications
  • Design and conduct experiments for performance validation
  • Mentor data scientists in algorithms, models, tools and products that make the team more productive
  • What You Need for this Position

  • Master’s Degree (PhD is preferred) in statistics, mathematics, physics, or related field
  • Experience developing statistical, mathematical and predictive models
  • Ability to explain complex models and analysis in layman terms
  • Knowledge of anomaly detection and signal processing is a plus
  • Experience with a programming language such as C++, C#, or Java is a plus

  • Apply now: recruiter@sphereoi.com

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