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IT Concepts Data Scientist in Woodlawn, Maryland


IT Concepts (ITC) is an 8(a) SDVOSB founded on the concepts of customer-centric, driven to deliver, teamwork, integrity, and innovation. Founded in 2003, ITC was established with a simple yet important promise to “deliver solutions that work”. As we continue to grow in the support of our government customers, we are looking for driven and innovative individuals to join our team.

IT Concepts is seeking a Data Scientist who will support several projects at a federal agency. The position is located in Woodlawn, MD. The qualified candidate should have strong analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills with sharp attention to detail.


  • Enthusiasm for quantitative problem solving with a rigorous approach to data analysis

  • Confident data scientist, creative thinker, motivated problem solver, standout colleague, and life-long learner

  • Three years of experience in the construction, testing, and application of regression, decision tree, and machine learning models

  • Data Architecture – Knowledge and ability to create models and standards to govern which data is collected, and how it is stored, arranged, integrated, and put to use in data systems and in organizations

  • Data Mining – Knowledge of tools, techniques and practices in data mining technologies used to acquire essential business information

  • Information Capture – Knowledge of the processes and the ability to identify, capture and document relevant business information in an auditable, organized, understandable and easily retrievable manner

  • Machine Learning – Knowledge of principles, technologies and algorithms of machine learning; ability to develop, implement and deliver related systems, products and services

  • Modeling: Data, Process, Events, Objects – Knowledge of and the ability to use tools and techniques for analyzing and documenting logical relationships among data, processes or events

  • Prototyping – Knowledge of and ability to implement prototyping disciplines, tools and techniques in evolutionary models within the target environment

  • Query and Database Access Tools – Knowledge of and the ability to use, support and access facilities for extracting and formatting a database management system

  • Experienced with statistics and statistical analysis of data, machine learning algorithms, or general algorithm development

  • Experience working in Agile/Scrum environment

  • Familiar with visualization tools such as Tableau

  • Master's degree or Ph.D. in Data Science, Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Operations Research, or another related technical discipline

  • One (1) or more certifications related to data science and/or security

  • At least three years of relevant professional experience

  • Experienced with other programming languages (e.g. C#, Java, .NET etc.)

  • Experienced with deep learning, reinforcement learning, natural language processing

  • Experienced with common cloud computing platforms such as AWS, Azure or GCP

  • Excellent skill and extensive experience in big data processing tools such as Apache Spark, Snowflake or equivalent querying language and systems


  • Understand business needs and identify opportunities for process optimization to meet business objectives through the use of cutting-edge data science

  • Create descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive models and insights to drive impact across the organization

  • Support the delivery of strategic advanced analytics solutions across the organization with solutions drawing on descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics and modeling

  • Design and implement solutions and corresponding data architectures to address the needs of the customer

  • Work closely with the customer to understand their unique problems and constraints, and then dig into their data-rich environment to find the pieces of their information puzzle

  • Analyze algorithms, write scripts, build predictive analytics, automate processes, apply machine learning techniques, and use the right combination of tools and frameworks to turn a set of disparate data points into objective answers to help leadership make informed decisions

  • Communicate principled conclusions from data using mathematics, statistics, computer science, and application specific knowledge

  • Apply knowledge in machine learning, statistics, software development, and data science to solve challenges and provide meaningful insight on datasets of all sizes and types

  • Utilize statistical analysis, unsupervised machine learning, supervised machine learning, and deep learning as needed

  • Build models and simulations to describe data, predict events, and prescribe a course of action

  • Look for innovative ways to derive novel insights from customer data

  • Collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams from across the organization to design and execute technical studies across a variety of domains

  • Effectively communicate and clearly present results to leadership

  • Design creative AI and ML algorithms as well develop analytic pipelines for analyzing large-scale and complex data

  • Leverage a broad set of modern technologies - including Python, R, Scala, and Spark - to analyze and gain insights within large data sets

Preference will be given to individuals who:

  • Possess a background in contact center operations

  • Have an active Public Trust Clearance


The Company:

  • Founded in 2003, IT Concepts was established with a simple yet important promise to “deliver technology concepts that work.” This founding principle, which permeates throughout our team and company culture, has propelled ITC to the upper echelons of the industry. With award-winning services and unflinching dedication to country and clients, ITC remains committed to teamwork, innovation, and collaboration.

  • We’re an SBA 8(a) and CVE certified Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business focused on providing best in class IT Services, Management Consulting, and Data Services Solutions to our clients.

  • We’re ISO 27001:2013, ISO 20000-1:2011, and ISO 9001:2015 certified and have CMMI DEV and SVC ML3 ratings

  • We’ve been named part of: Inc 5000’s Fastest Growing Private Companies in 2016, 2018, 2020 and 2021; Washington Business Journal’s Fastest Growing Companies in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2019; Washington Business Journal’s Best Places to Work in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2019.

The Employer:

  • We offer great benefits – Competitive Paid Time Off, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Identity Protection, Pet Insurance, 401(k) with company matching.

  • We invest in our employees – Every employee is provided with a stipend to invest in certifications, a master’s degree, or even a doctorate.

  • We work hard, we play hard -Nationals Games, Happy Hours, Holiday events, philanthropic endeavors, etc…at ITC we enjoy working together but also take time to connect with each other and our community through various events and activities.

IT Concepts is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. As such, any personnel decisions (hire, promotion, job status, etc.) on applicants and/or employees are based on merit, qualifications, competence and business needs, not on race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, genetic information of the employee or family member of the employee, marital status, veteran status, political affiliation, or any other factor protected by federal, state or local law.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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