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Data Scientist/Statistician II - Cyber

Company: Celestar
Location: Washington
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Celestar has provided a wide range of services to the U. S. Government since 2004. Our personnel bring subject matter expertise as well as recent experience providing intelligence services, operational support, training and advisory expertise, and other professional services. We have proudly served customers in over 40 countries spanning 4 continents, including austere and high threat locations. Our professional service offerings are backed by our commitment to quality service, as evidenced by our ISO-9001:2015 certification. Acting as trusted advisors to our U.S. Government customers, we stand ready to assist in achieving their respective missions.

Celestar is seeking a Data Scientist / Statistician - Cyber in support of the Department of Commerce. This position is located in Washington, DC.


  • Forensically acquire digital evidence and examine data pertaining to ITMS investigative actions, including following legal and policy requirements and presenting findings as necessary during administrative and criminal court proceedings, and briefings
  • Support data management and processing requests
  • Perform testing of computer hardware and software
  • Research computer science-related policies and protocols, conduct necessary benchmarking, and develop or refine procedures for assessing the effectiveness of data processing processes
  • Maintain government owned or controlled hardware or software, and research, develop and/or review software and hardware tools


  • Knowledge commensurate with a subject matter expert in the field of computer science as it pertains to computer hardware and software, including understanding various operating systems (such as Windows and UNIX) and network hardware and infrastructure
  • Knowledge of the concepts, laws, and practices involving chain of custody for evidence
  • Experience conducting digital forensic acquisition and performing triage of digital forensic evidence, including proficient use of software tools such as but not limited to Encase, FTK, Cellebrite, etc.
  • Must Possess and maintain at least one information technology certification in the field of information security or digital forensics (such as EnCE, ACE, GCFA, GCFE, CISSP, etc.)
  • Eight (8) years of experience in a related field


  • A Master's Degree is required


  • This position requires an active Top-Secret security clearance with SCI Access

Come onboard with a company that Values its Employees!

Celestar Corporation is a veteran owned company, and our salary compensation and benefit packages are competitive. Celestar Corporation offers company paid benefits, including employee health insurance and employee & family dental insurance. We also offer a 401k retirement company match, paid holidays and personal time off (PTO).

Celestar Corporation is equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, disability status, gender identity or national origin.

Keywords: Celestar, Washington DC , Data Scientist/Statistician II - Cyber, Other , Washington, DC

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