Zel Technologies
  • 01-Dec-2017 to 30-Apr-2018 (EST)
  • Patrick AFB, FL, USA
  • Full Time

Must have an active clearance to be considered for this position

Contingent   _  / Noncontingent   X_ 

Job Summary:

The Scientific Data Analyst position will be providing the ZelTech Operations and Technical Solutions Group with data analysis, statistical analysis,. data mining, trend analysis, database support, and software services for our Air Force Technical Applications Center (AFTAC) customer. The ideal candidate will have experience with advanced data mining and data anylsis techniqes to include application of complex statistical methedologies, software development to include JAVA and C, and experience with writing and executing SQL scripts. Candidate will be expected to mine data from various databases and provide analysis to include statistical and quality determination. The position demands a self-driven individual with a strong aptitude to learn new skills while engaging the customer needs. This position requires a TS/SCI clearance.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Selecting features, building and optimizing classifiers using machine learning techniques
  • Data mining using state-of-the-art methods
  • Extending company's data with third party sources of information when needed
  • Enhancing data collection procedures to include information that is relevant for building analytic systems
  • Processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of data used for analysis
  • Doing ad-hoc analysis and presenting results in a clear manner
  • Creating automated anomaly detection systems and constant tracking of its performance
  • Data Analysis and Quality control
  • SQL scripting / Queries
  • Oracle database searches / integration
  • Requirements development


  • Experience with common data science toolkits, such as R, Weka, NumPy, MatLab, etc Excellence in at least one of these is highly desirable
  • Great communication skills
  • Experience with data visualisation tools, such as D3.js, GGplot, etc.
  • Proficiency in using query languages such as SQL, Hive, Pig
  • Experience with NoSQL databases, such as MongoDB, Cassandra, HBase
  • Good applied statistics skills, such as distributions, statistical testing, regression, etc.
  • Good scripting and programming skills
  • Software development lifecycle
  • Oracle Database
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Effective communicator
  • Works well independently or as part of a group
  • Good writing skills, as there may be a requirement to write reports
  • Degree of judgment and multi-tasking associated with performing job duties
  • Contact with the customer/provide customer support (may be internal or external customer)
  • May conduct some research


  • Excellent understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms, such as k-NN, Naive Bayes, SVM, Decision Forests, etc.
  • Project coordination
  • Software Development experience            


  • BA/BS plus 5-8 years of experience
  • 9-12 years experience in lieu of degree


Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer "This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60741.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities."

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