Careers - Metronome


Every individual has unique passions, career goals, and personal values. We are here to make the connection between those and the needs of our customers. When the stars align, we welcome our new employees - or Pulsers as we like to call them - to the family. We offer competitive benefits to ensure that our Pulsers are well taken care of for whatever comes their way.

Data Scientist

Job Title
Data Scientist
Requirement ID
Springfield,  VA
Other Location

The Data Scientist candidate will perform research to develop a formal swarming algorithm for proof-of-concept implementation. Team member will be expected to prepare a white paper or internal journal article outlining formal methods.

Duties Include:

  • Develop machine learning, data mining, statistical, and graph-based algorithms to analyze and make sense of data sets.
  • Prototype/consider several algorithms and decide upon final model based on suitable performance metrics.
  • Build models or develop experiments to generate data when training/example data sets are unavailable.
  • Generate reports and visualizations that summarize data sets and provide data driven insights to customers.
  • Partner with subject matter experts to translate manual data analysis into automated analytics.
  • Work closely with developers to ensure proper algorithm implementation. 
  • Oversee the efforts of less senior staff and/or be responsible for the efforts of all staff assigned to a specific job.
Required Skills

• MA/MS degree with 9 years of experience.
• In place of the degree, may substitute 19 years of relevant work experience.

• Experience with Computer Science research and developing proof-of-concept algorithms. 
• Experience in at least 2 of the following areas is required:
- Mathematics/Statistics
- Computer Science
- Domain Expertise/Analysis
- Presentation

Active US Government Security Clearance Required.
Optional Skills

• Experience in computational geometry, data mining, spatial reasoning, or symbolic Artificial Intelligence methods (Bayesian Belief Networks or Hidden Markov Models) desired. 

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An Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Metronome is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to employees and applicants for employment, to assure that individuals with disabilities enjoy full access to equal employment opportunity (EEO). Metronome shall provide reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees and applicants with disabilities, unless Metronome can demonstrate that a particular accommodation would impose an undue hardship on business operations. Applicants requesting a reasonable accommodation may make a request by contacting us.