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Data Scientist

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Washington, DC Contract On-Site Flexibility/Remote: 40%

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PlanIT Group is seeking (2) Data Scientists who will be responsible for helping identify intelligence hidden in vast amounts of data and illuminating networks of concern and direct investigative decisions to deliver high quality investigative products. The primary focus will be in applying data mining techniques, doing statistical analysis, building high quality prediction systems, and integrating these specialties and results with our products.

Job Title: (2) Data Scientist's
Location: Washington, DC
Start Date: 07/22/24

Submit resumes: 07/03/24
Duration: One year plus annual extensions

Education Requirement: Must have a bachelor's degree required
Must be able to obtain a Public Trust Clearance
Must be a US Citizen or US Permanent Resident

The Data Scientists will be responsible for helping identify intelligence hidden in vast amounts of data and illuminating networks of concern and direct investigative decisions to deliver high quality investigative products. The primary focus will be in applying data mining techniques, doing statistical analysis, building high quality prediction systems, and integrating these specialties and results with our products.

The Data Scientists will use classified (if Security Clearance is high enough) and unclassified systems in support of creating targetable opportunities by identifying individuals and drugs and/or weapons trafficking organizations that pose a threat to the mail stream and customers, employees, and infrastructure. Client seeks to have the data scientists use analytical targeting information from CBP's Team Avenger program. The associated Data Scientists will embed themselves with the client Program Manager assigned to analyze the processes already in place to find a way to incorporate those processes within the client Program Manager assigned to analyze the processes already in place to find a way to incorporate those processes within the client target model.

Description: Data Scientist (2 Resources)

Task #1: Developing and Building Automated Tools
Description: Client requires the Suppliers to select features and build and optimize classifiers using machine learning techniques associated to automation when working with large data sets.
Deliverables: Creating usable tools and systems to streamline processes and reduce manual resource hours.
Acceptance Criteria: The deliverable must meet the following acceptance criteria in addition to compliance with the technical approach outlined below: Must follow guidelines acceptable to client technical departments

Task #2: Data Mining using state-of-the-art methods
Description: Client requires the Suppliers to utilize state-of-the-art methods to mine large data sets in various formats and from various sources at their access to produce intelligence products to support client strategies and mission.
Deliverables: Useable and understandable product results will be derived from data mining.
Acceptance Criteria: The deliverable must meet the following acceptance criteria in addition to compliance with the technical approach outlined below: Must be formatted in a way that is acceptable to Inspectors for use in the field with data that is helpful and drives Client-based targeting and investigations.

Task #3: Provide third party data, where applicable, to enhance product results
Description: Client requires the Suppliers to utilize any available third-party data sources to enhance and extend the data to provide a more comprehensive analytical picture.
Deliverables: Complete and comprehensive product results utilizing internal data and external data where authorized and acceptable .
Acceptance Criteria: The deliverable must meet the following acceptance criteria in addition to compliance with the technical approach outlined below: The use of any third-party data used should be authorized by the providing entity and acceptable by client.

Task #4: Enhance data collection procedures
Description: Client requires the Suppliers to Enhance data collection procedures to automate repetitive processes, include relevant data for building analytical systems, process, cleanse and verify the integrity of the data.
Deliverables: Provide a technologically advanced data collection system.
Acceptance Criteria: The deliverable must meet the following acceptance criteria in addition to compliance with the technical approach outlined below: Criteria would include the automation process for collecting data for building analytical systems. The data must be processed, cleansed and the integrity of the data must be verified.

Task #5: Conduct ad-hoc analysis and present results
Description: Client requires the Suppliers to Conduct ad-hoc analysis and present results in a clear manner which could include presentations, written documents and/or graphs and charts for visual aids.
Deliverables: Product outputs from ad-hoc analysis requests from CI2
Acceptance Criteria: The deliverable must meet the following acceptance criteria in addition to compliance with the technical approach outlined below: The product must contain an output presented in a variety of formats for clear understanding by intended audiences.

Task #6: Create automated anomaly detection systems
Description: Client requires the Suppliers to create an automated detection system with internal tracking of its performance.
Deliverables: Automated anomaly detection system.
Acceptance Criteria: The deliverable must meet the following acceptance criteria in addition to compliance with the technical approach outlined below: Anomaly detection system with a built-in process to track performance of the system.

Task #7: Assist in general IT support as needed
Description: Client requires the Suppliers to assist with general IT support as needed for the skill level of the data scientists.
Deliverables: Successful assistance in general IT support within the CI2 and CI2 environment
Acceptance Criteria: The deliverable must meet the following acceptance criteria in addition to compliance with the technical approach outlined below: Support will be provided in a way that adheres to client policy and is acceptable to client.

Task #8: Continue to enhance a Cloud resource hosting solution
Description: Client requires the Suppliers to Enhance and support a Cloud resource hosting solution for confidential.
Deliverables: Fully Cloud resource-hosted and accessible tools including confidential
Acceptance Criteria: The deliverable must meet the following acceptance criteria in addition to compliance with the technical approach outlined below: Tools must be hosted and made accessible to Inspectors in the field.

The Period of Performance, specific to has been expanded to enable confidential Cloud resource hosting and deployment to the field for direct access. The data scientists will continue to work with confidential to enhance the capabilities of confidential as well as follow authorized paths forward for Cloud hosting. The team will continue to make confidential more robust by expanding data platforms, ingesting additional data sets, and providing for a more enhanced and thorough product output. Visualization ( confidential ) aspects of the tool will be developed and finalized as an addition to the confidential dashboard for use by Inspectors. Options for expanded and additional automation tools will be explored.


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