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Junior Data Scientist (26)

EMW, Inc.
Norfolk, VA
  • Expired: January 09, 2023. Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of an enabling data science and AI capability at HQ SACT and for the NATO Enterprise.
  • Contribute to ML/AI initiatives across HQ SACT and the NATO Enterprise with suggestions for ML approaches and implementation, including the processing of training data and performance assessment of machine learning techniques on datasets.
  • Apply existing data science techniques to new problems and datasets using specialised programming techniques to meet needs of the project and customer.
  • Evaluate the outcomes and performance of data science models. Identify and implement opportunities to train and improve models and the data they use.
  • Publish reports on machine learning model outputs to meet customer needs and conforming to agreed standards.
  • Experience of NLP, ML engineering, or computer vision.
  • Support review of data science and AI activities, processes, products or services.
  • Work in conjunction with other data professionals, software engineers and SMEs from different functional areas, as directed.
  • Support development and maintenance of data pipelines for structured and unstructured data.
  • Provide subject matter expertise to (military and civilian) staff within HQ SACT or the NATO Enterprise and develop proofs of concept, as directed.
  • Support internal and external communities that bring together DS & AI practitioners and consumers.
  • Support development of scientific studies.
  • Support educational efforts and training development related to data, AI or digital literacy.
  • Remain up-to-date with new developments in data science and AI to bring innovative ideas into implementation.
  • Support building a data-driven culture that uses analytics to generate insights, improve decision making at all levels, inform strategy and policy decisions, and improve performance.
  • Perform additional tasks as required by the COTR related to the LABOR category.

  • A Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent from a recognized university in data science, AI, applied math, statistics, physics or a related discipline, OR two years minimum professional experience in the area of data science.
  • Proven work experience as a Data Scientist, Data Analyst or a similar role in the last two years.
  • Experience in modern software architecture and software development related to data science, analytics and data integration, e.g. Python, SQL, R, KNIME.
  • Experience with data science tools to support data analytics and data visualisation.
  • Experience involving the support to data focused operations. Such experience should encompass at least 2 skills listed below:
    • Experience of working within a Big Data ecosystem, with tools such as Databricks, Spark etc.
    • Knowledge of Machine Learning/AI, statistical and mathematical analysis
    • Planning, executing and maintaining Data Science pipelines.
  • Experience with agile methodologies.
  • A Master's degree or higher at a nationally recognised/ certified university in a relevant discipline (Data Science, AI engineering).
  • Experience with data presentation and visualisation tools, e.g. Microsoft Power BI, Tableau, Kibana, etc.
  • Experience visualizing data and producing high quality graphs and reports, charts and interactive dashboards.
  • Experience with machine learning and AI frameworks, e.g. TensorFlow, PyTorch, scikit-learn, or other machine learning frameworks.
  • Ability to work in a cloud environment, in particular Microsoft Azure, or Amazon Web Services.
  • Working experience in an international environment with both military and civilian elements.
  • Understanding of the NATO organization and its functions.
  • Experience in project management.
  • NATO Secret clearance or national equivalent

EMW, Inc.


Norfolk, VA
23500 USA



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