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 22150
Other Location

Employment Type: Full-time

Responsibilities: Performs data analysis, interpretation, and management duties. Develops rules and methodologies for data collection and analysis. Work as part of a small team of data engineers, database developers and visualization specialists to analyze large sets of structured data, looking for anomalies and undiscovered correlations. Combining analytic, Python, and R skills to discover and solve data problems obscured to the layman by the sheer volume of data. Apply fuzzy matching and statistical analysis to find and deal with inaccurate data points or missing data, and work with data providers to correct their input feeds. You will use a variety of tools to profile and visualize data, developing reports, dashboards, and repeatable analyses for leadership.

  • Perform deep dive analysis into data sets and reports to identify problems or suspected issues with collected data.
  • Analyze business operations requirements for data, evaluate existing data quality, and recommend improvement opportunities
  • Analyze output products to assure data quality and conformance to requirements
  • Participate in continuous improvement efforts to increase available data quality and speed of delivery
  • Participate on an Agile development team, using Scrum techniques, as a contributing development team member
  • Collaborate with peers and provide professional assessments of project tasks

Required Qualifications:

  • TS/SCI clearance with the ability to obtain a poly
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree in technology or the sciences; or industry-equivalent experience
  • Good Python Scripting
  • SQL Scripting
  • MS Excel (e.g., vlookup, pivot tables, etc)
  • Time management skills and the drive to work with limited supervision within a small team
  • Ability to manage priorities across multiple project tasks

Desired Qualifications:

  • Agile development certifications preferred.
  • Familiarity with Agile Scrum methodologies
  • Experience with analytic tools like Tableau, Kibana, or Alteryx,
  • Experience with relational databases like Postgres, SQL Server, Oracle, or MySQL
  • Jupyter Notebook
  • R Studio

Work Schedule: Core Hours

Background Screening/Check/Investigation: Successful Completion of a Background Check will be required as a condition of hire.

Benefits: Metronome offers a comprehensive benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.  Benefit eligibility is determined on the type of position (full-time, part-time, temporary). Metronome’s range of benefits include, but are not limited to, Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Paid Time-Off & Company Paid Holidays, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities.

Application Process: Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your consideration for employment.

  1. Select Create Profile and Apply to Requirement
  2. Complete your Profile and Answer the Questionnaire
  3. Upload a current resume
  4. Complete the Online Application and Submit

Evaluation Process: Metronome will evaluate applicants based on how well they meet the qualifications of the position above. Your completed application (including questionnaire, resume, and online application) will be used to determine your eligibility and how well you meet the qualifications for this position.

Your responses to the questionnaire may be compared to your resume and application; if either your resume or application contradicts or does not support your responses, you will disqualify yourself and not receive further consideration for this job.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Metronome does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Metronome is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process or hiring process should contact Metronome Human Resources at or 703-957-4082. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Required Skills

See above