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Senior Data Scientist- AI and Emerging Technology with Security Clearance

Company: steampunk
Location: Fairfax
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Overview Overview In today's rapidly evolving technology landscape, an organization's data has never been a more important aspect in achieving mission and business goalsOur data exploitation experts work with our clients to support their mission and business goals by creating and executing a comprehensive data strategy using the best technology and techniques, given the challengeAt Steampunk, our goal is to build and execute a data strategy for our clients to coordinate data collection and generation, to align the organization and its data assets in support of the mission, and to realize mission goals with the strongest effectiveness possibleFor our clients, data is a strategic assetThey are looking to become a facts-based, data-driven, customer-focused organizationTo help realize this goal, they are leveraging visual analytics platforms to analyze, visualize, and share informationAt Steampunk you will design and develop solutions to high-impact, complex data problems, working with the best data practitioners aroundContributions About the Role We are looking for seasoned Senior Data Scientist to develop solutions that ensure federal clients can implement safe, secure, equitable , and privacy-en hancing AI/MLThe Senior Data Scientist will work at the forefront of responsible AI , helping move the sector beyond frameworks to tangible practicesWe are looking for more than just a " Senior Data Scientist", but a technologist and thought leader with excellent communication and customer service skills and a passion for data and problem solving Key Responsibilities--- Rigorously evaluate AI/ML development tools and techniques , technical architecture, and data sets to identify AI related risks and policy implications.--- Develop innovative solutions to operationalize AI policy requirements by embedding them in data and model pipelines.--- D evelop, test, and support strategies to test and measure AI/ML bias, accuracy, and fairness.--- Develop and implement solutions to anonymize / sanitize both structured and unstructured data sets.--- Translate AI governance standards into technical SOPsDevelop clear documentation and guidance.--- Serve as a trusted advisor and technical resource to teams developing, deploying, and procuring AI to build federal partners' capacity to use AI responsibly and effectively .--- Support policy experts to develop relevant, practical AI policies and governance standards .--- Support the operationalization of the NIST AI Risk Management Framework .--- Develop Steampunk 's thought leadership on Responsible AI best practices; represent Steampunk in industry forums.--- You will contribute to the growth of our Data Exploitation and AI Practice! Qualifications--- US Citizen Only--- Ability to hold a position of public trust with the US government.--- Bachelor's degree in computer science, data science/statistics, information systems, engineering, business, or a scientific or technical discipline.--- 5-7 years industry experience developing AI/ML solutions and a passion for using data science to solve complex problems.--- 5-7 years industry experience in SQL, Python, R, Scala, Java, or similar language--- 5-7 years industry experience in Cloud data analytics (AWS, Azure, or GCP) with tools such as AWS SageMaker , Azure Synapse , etc.--- Deep commitment to responsible, ethical AI and a comprehensive awareness of AI's social, civil, privacy, and legal implications Awareness of and experience applying AI risk management frameworks a plus.--- Experience translating technical concepts to a variety of technical and non-technical audiences.--- Expertise in conducting data science in sensitive contexts and applying best technical practices in data privacy, anonymization, and data protection.--- Expertise applying best practices to maintain data integrity (working with both structured and unstructured data).--- Demonstrated e xperience with TensorFlow, Keras , Torch, or other Deep Learning tools and frameworks .--- Experience conducting bias testing and implementing strategies to mitigate bias; experience measuring AI fairness a plus.--- Experience working with LLMs and generative AI models ; experience automating the anonymization of unstructured dat a a plus .--- Experience with semantic search engine s such as AWS Kendra, Azure Cognitive Search , or similar tool is a plus .--- Data visualization experience in Tableau, Power BI, D3, ArcGIS, or similar is a plus .--- Must be local to DMV area About steampunk Steampunk is a Change Agent in the Federal contracting industry, bringing new thinking to clients in the Homeland, Federal Civilian, Health and DoD sectorsThrough our Human-Centered delivery methodology , we are fundamentally changing the expectations our Federal clients have for true shared accountability in solving their toughest mission challengesAs an employee owned company , we focus on investing in our employees to enable them to do the greatest work of their careers - and rewarding them for outstanding contributions to our growthIf you want to learn more about our story, visit http://www.steampunk.com We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by lawSteampunk participates in the E-Verify program.

Keywords: steampunk, Washington DC , Senior Data Scientist- AI and Emerging Technology with Security Clearance, IT / Software / Systems , Fairfax, DC

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