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 - A

Job Title
Data Scientist - A
Requirement ID
Vienna,  VA 22182
Other Location

The Data Scientist will collect large sets of structured and unstructured data from disparate sources.  

Duties Include:

  • Clean and validate data to ensure accuracy, completeness, and uniformity.
  • Analyze data to identify patterns and trends.
  • Devise and apply models and algorithms to mine the stores of big data.
  • Interpret data to discover solutions and opportunities.
  • Use of common machine learning algorithms and problem domains to include feature engineering, hyperparameter tuning, and performance optimization. 
Required Skills

• Bachelor’s degree with 1-4+ years of related experience.

• Experience with SQL for advanced querying and joining of heterogeneous data sets.
• Proficient with R and Python; Standard machine learning packages such as panda and sklearn; Agile processes and procedures
• Graph analytics experience, using software such as iGraph and NetworkX
• Familiar with common algorithms for community detection and node embeddings
• Experience modeling tabular, unstructured, and semi-structed data as a graph
• Experience with Graph databases (e.g. Neo4j) and relevant query and management skills
• Experience with NLP, particular entity extraction
• Experience using existing models and tools, such as Spacy, as well as training new models and evaluating their performance

Experience in the Following Analytic Technologies:
• Systemic Entity Resolution
• Support and operate a Hive/Hbase repository of data
• Hue Dashboard/web search application
• SAS Components
• i2 Advanced Analytics
• Graphene/Influent (DARPA Tools - Unclassified and Classified Environments)
• Kibana (Unclassified and Classified)

Active US Government Security Clearance Required.
Optional Skills

• Advanced candidates will additionally have statistics proficiency including common pitfalls in modeling and data analysis, sampling and data augmentation techniques, and mechanics of common ML algorithms and loss functions
• Experience with existing FINCEN / DARPA analytic tools
• Experience with SAS and other COTS analytic tools highly preferred.

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.