Position Description

Serco is looking for a Data Scientist to join the newly formed Enterprise Technology Group. This group has been charged with finding and developing opportunities where digital technologies and information can create new customer value. 


The Data Scientist will work with a fast-paced micro development team delivering analysis and transforming data into tangible value. You will use statistical, analytical, machine learning and Natural Language Processing tools to develop smart solutions our clients toughest challenges. The Data Scientist will report to a Senior Engineers and will operate in various roles such as individual contributor,  team member, and project lead. A high degree of teamwork, collaboration skills, and personal integrity are required. This is a hybrid role, which will require some time on-site and DC metro area is the preferred work location. 


In this role, you will:

Be part of leading-edge projects to deliver digital solutions to government problems

Be motivated to find opportunities in and develop solutions for evolving challenges, are passionate about your career, and driven to deliver exceptional results

Have been exposed to data science techniques such as clustering, classification, neural networks, reinforcement learning, supervised and unsupervised learning, sentiment analysis, natural language processing, etc.

Are imaginative and engaged in new and emerging data science technologies

Can rapidly iterate and evolve ideas into tangible solutions

Implement and validate predictive and prescriptive models, create, and maintain statistical models with a focus on big data

Incorporate a variety of statistical and machine learning techniques in your projects

Write programs to cleanse and integrate data in an efficient and reusable manner

Use leading edge and open-source tools such as Python and R

Work in a Lean Agile Team partnering with domain experts, engineers, and developers of all backgrounds

Communicate with internal and external clients to understand and define business needs and appropriate modelling techniques to provide analytical solutions

Evaluate modelling results and communicate the results to technical and non-technical audiences

Develop plans to define how a  digital solution will scale in the future and how it will be supported

Communicate technical details through presentations, technical reports, or white papers

Educate and influence stakeholders, customers, development, and engineering teams on effective solutions and best practices


To be successful in this role, you will: 

Be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense Secret Clearance 

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Statistics, or equivalent STEM degrees

1 to 3 years of experience developing data science solutions

Experience with principles of design and implementation/consulting experience with distributed applications

Expertise in Microservices architecture, building Serverless applications

Strong grasp of at least one programming language and a willingness to learn new ones as well as domain-specific languages

Foundational abilities with data visualization tools such as Power BI, Tableau, and Qlik

Strong technical presentation skills with the ability to convey complex concepts in an easy-to-

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Excellent customer facing interaction skills

Company Overview

Serco Inc. is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. Federal civilian agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Canadian government, state and local governments, and commercial clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco Americas has over 9,000 employees and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset - we listen, respect and support them throughout their career at Serco. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying our workforce .

To review Serco benefits please visit: https://www.serco.com/na/careers/benefits-of-choosing-serco.

If you require an accommodation with the application process please email: careers@serco-na.com or call the HR Service Desk at 800-628-6458, option 1. Please note, due to EEOC/OFCCP compliance, Serco is unable to accept resumes by email.

Serco does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies without being a contracted approved vendor. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Serco and will not be obligated to pay a placement or contract fee. If you are interested in becoming an approved vendor at Serco, please email Agencies@serco-na.com.

COVID-19 Regulations: Serco complies with all applicable COVID-19 requirements. This may require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, provide attestations regarding vaccination status and/or COVID-19 testing, or satisfy other conditions of employment that Serco deems appropriate, and employees may be required to show proof of vaccination and/or negative COVID-19 test results as a condition of employment .

Job Details:

Posted Date : 2022-05-07

Job type : Full Time

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