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Data Scientist - 1631

Date: Dec 20, 2020

Location: Fayetteville, NC, US, 28303

Company: HII's TSD

Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII’s Technical Solutions division provides a wide range of professional services through its Fleet Support, Mission Driven Innovative Solutions, Nuclear & Environmental, and Oil & Gas groups. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 42,000 people operating both domestically and internationally.




Job Description

HII-Technical Solutions Division (HII-TSD) is currently seeking a Data Scientist for our Fort Bragg location. 


This position provides the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) complete, cross-cutting solutions to effectively integrate and optimize the various and disparate sources, methods, technologies to effectively translate and integrate academic research and commercial best practices into sustainable analytic workflows. These increased capabilities will lead to more efficient and effective search and discovery; meaningful exploitation and analysis; and ability to rapidly integrate and effectively leverage new sources, methods and technology that account for non- technical end users; in support of informed resource allocation and optimization, actionable insight, and meaningful anticipation and influence. 

Essential Job Responsibilities
  • Collects, analyzes and interprets numerical data from various sources such as surveys, experiments, and studies.
  • Compiles reports, charts, and tables based on established statistical methods.
  • Plans methods to collect information and develop questionnaire techniques according to survey design.
  • Conducts surveys, evaluates reliability of source information, adjusts and weighs raw data, analyzes and interprets statistics and organizes results.
  • Prepares conclusions and predictions based on data summaries.
  • Other duties may be assigned as necessary.
Minimum Qualifications
  • 15 years relevant experience with Bachelors in related field; 13 years relevant experience with Masters in related field; 10 years relevant experience with PhD or Juris Doctorate in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 19 years relevant experience.
  • Minimum of 15 - years’ experience in scientific research with acumen towards law enforcement, military science and advanced targeting using proven market analytics. Proof of experience must be through documented or published work that includes peer review journals.
  • Experience implementing machine learning, data mining, and statistical algorithms for pattern recognition and the development of predictive models in required. Shall possess strong oral and written communication skills and be capable of effectively directing subordinates. 
  • Clearance:  Must possess and maintain a TS/SCI clearance
Preferred Requirements
  • Minimum of 20 - years’ experience in scientific research with acumen towards law enforcement, military science and advanced targeting using proven market analytics

  • Doctorate/PhD in human behavior or social science research and an expertise in implementing computational modeling, visualization of human behavior, statistics, applied mathematics, computer science and data analytics.

  • Strong understanding of utilizing geospatial data for predictive analysis.
  • Background in image science, imagery exploitation, spatial analysis and computer vision.
  • Experience with a wide range of databases is strongly desired. 



Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

Nearest Major Market: Fayetteville