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Data Scientist

Company: Maximus
Location: Reston
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Maximus is seeking a Data Scientist to support the Maximus Emerging Technologies Center of Excellence (CoE), a startup within a global organization whose mission is "Helping government serve the people." The Engineer collaborates with teams in advancing the applied use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML), support the end-to-end implementation of AI/ML solutions, work with engineering teams in integrating AI/ML solutions into their solutions, and investigate tools while supporting the deployment of MLOps platform.

As a federal contractor, Maximus is subject to Executive Order 14042 and the Safe Workforce Task Force's COVID-19 Workplace Safety Guidance for Federal Contractors and Subcontractors. In light of these requirements, all employees will eventually need to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment and new hires/employees will be required to provide proof of vaccination.

Primary Responsibilities:

Contribute towards the curation, development and dissemination of AI/L related educational materials
Contribute towards the curation, development, and promotion of playbooks, best practices, standards such as Responsible AI, and lessons learned
Support AI solutions from scoping through deployment and monitoring
Collaborate with engineers, solution architects, project managers, and our services teams, to design and implement models and experiments from end to end, including data ingestion and preparation, analysis and modeling, model deployment, monitoring and documentation
Develop and maintain scalable data pipelines and builds AI/ML models to support our lines of business
Collaborate on the selection and piloting of platforms (e.g. MLOps) and tools for the CoE
Maintain current knowledge of AI technology landscape and emerging developments; attend tradeshows and conferences

Job Requirements:
Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree
3+ years' experience designing and implementing end-to-end (scoping, design, development, testing, deployment, and monitoring) AI/ML solutions
Experience in design thinking, lean startup and agile project management practices
Experience implementing solutions within cloud environments including container-based environments (Docker, Kubernetes)
Experience with scientific and machine learning libraries e.g., SciPy, Scikit-learn, NumPy, spaCy
Experience with deep learning frameworks such as Tensorflow and PyTorch
Knowledge of ML Ops frameworks
Strong software development skills
Proficient in at least two programming languages including Python
Proficient in building data processing pipelines
Proficient with developing predictive models on structured data (regression, classification, clustering, time-series)
Proficient with Natural Language Processing

Preferred Experiences:
Assisted in developing AI communities through meetups, blogs etc.
Knowledge graphs
Bayesian networks
Graph Neural Networks
Reinforcement Learning
Causal Modeling

Keywords: Maximus, Reston , Data Scientist, Other , Reston, Virginia

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