Data Scientist


  • Research and develop statistical learning models for MIDAS data analysis
  • Collaborate with product owners and the customer to understand business needs that may be satisfied using statistical analysis of the data
  • Communicate results and ideas in a compelling way, using visualization tools, etc.
  • Perform data analyst duties on DRT team

Required Skills:

  • Experience with one or more Advanced Data Science software languages (R, Python, Matlab, SAS, Perl, Java, PHP)
  • Experience with structured or un-structured data analysis and tools (SQL, Hadoop, Spark, NoSQL, MySQL, MariaDB, Hive, Pig, etc)
  • Comfortable with cloud-based platforms (AWS, Azure, Google)
  • Experience with Google Analytics, Adobe Analytics, Optimizely a plus

Desired Skills:

  • Health insurance marketplace or CMS Federal Facilitated Marketplace experience preferred

Education/Experience Level:

  • MS or PhD degree in Statistics, Math, Operation Research, Economics, Advanced Analytics, Computer Sciences, Engineering
  • 2-10 years’ professional experience in Advanced Data Science, such as predictive modeling, statistical analysis, machine learning, Neural Nets, text mining, geo-spatial analytics, time series forecasting, optimization
  • Comfortable with cloud-based platforms (AWS, Azure, Google)
  • Experience with Google Analytics, Adobe Analytics, Optimizely a plus
Founded in 2004, Sparksoft is a Small Business (WOSB), Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB), CMMI Level 3, ISO 9001:2015, ISO 27001:2013, HUBZone, 8(a), Women-Owned, and Minority-owned business (SWaM), MBE/DBE/SBE holding prime contracts with SPARC, GSA and Navy Seaport-e.Lead by a team with over 20 years of industry experience, we have a proven track record in software development and managing multi-year projects. We work in both federal and commercial spaces, providing innovative solutions in Agile Software Testing, Software Engineering, Program Management, Security & Privacy Solutions, Delivery Management and Health IT. We have dedicated Centers of Excellence in software testing, independent verification and validation, and security and privacy, that are designed to fulfill the IT needs of any commercial or government field.
Sparksoft is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited under Federal, State, or local laws.



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