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Data Scientist II

Wharton, NJ 07885
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Perspecta Labs

Perspecta Labs generates transformative applied research to fuel solutions for our customers unique challenges. We are a self-sustaining research center within Perspecta that provides applied research and engineering to enable government agencies, utilities and commercial enterprises to fully exploit the future of communications, analytics and cyber security.


Perspecta Labs is looking for a Data Scientist with a background in machine learning/artificial intelligence to support our team at the Picatinny Arsenal in NJ. The Data Scientist will develop algorithms that use information from a diverse set of sensors to make statistical decisions. The employee should have experience designing systems that fuse data from various sources to understand uncertainty and make probabilistic decisions. The employee is expected to understand decision making and evidential reasoning algorithms such as Bayesian Networks and/or Dempster-Shafer Theory. Experience with RF sensors, EO/IR, Acoustics, and deep learning algorithms is a plus but not required. Additionally, the employee should have familiarity with Matlab and Python.

Skills Required for role: (please list below in bullet format)

  • Statistics/ML/AI background (3-5 years)
  • Sensor fusion experience (Bayes nets, Dempster-Shafer Theory)
  • Python (Keras, Tensorflow, PyTorch)
  • Matlab (Statistics and Machine Learning Toolbox, Deep Learning Toolbox)
  • BA/BS in a STEM field

Desired skills required for role: (please list below in bullet format)

  • Experience implementing and evaluating deep learning algorithms
  • Experience with RF, EO/IR, and acoustic sensors


***The successful candidate must be a U.S. Citizen and be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance, as a qualification and condition for employment.***

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


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Posted: 2020-10-27 Expires: 2020-11-26

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