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Saturday, January 12, 2008

Knowledge Discovery Statistician (Arlington, VA)

We need an individual who will have an immediate impact on high-profile Department of Defense project. Our intent is to embed more advanced analytics into the framework of a developing software application we are continuing to improve. We will position your technical talent within this project to make a real impact. Our team is working directly with senior leadership on a critical initiative within the national security arena. You will work with the best, most competent teammates in the industry.

Ideal candidates are familiar with a variety of concepts, practices, and procedures, and will rely on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Expect a wide degree of creative license and latitude. This position will work with a senior Project Manager and report directly to the Principal Consultant.


  • Develop and evaluate algorithms and analytic techniques for challenging problems.
  • Guide development team in embedding the selected algorithms and associated processes in software applications/products.
  • Conduct analysis of available data sources to identify attributes valuable for modeling purposes.
  • Define and implement processes to overcome data availability limitations and quality issues.
  • Prove the quality of selected algorithms by building production-grade models against multiple data sets.
  • Create and apply a repeatable model measurement framework.
  • Develop methods to automate the entire modeling process, including model training, deployment, ongoing monitoring and adaptive learning.
  • Participate in customer implementation projects, taking ownership of all modeling-related activities to ensure achievement of business results.

  • Advanced degree in applied mathematics or computer science, or equivalent experience.
  • 2-5 years experience in data modeling, quantitative analytics. Proven knowledge/experience with various analytic techniques, predictive/segmentation modeling scenarios, (Logistic and OLS Regression, Decision Trees, Neural Nets, Multivariate Analysis, Factor and Cluster Analysis).
  • Experience in predictive statistical models & segmentation.
  • Knowledge and experience with statistical applications/analytical tools (i.e., SPSS, SAS, or Business Objects).
  • Strong Unix and PC skills with knowledge of Microsoft Suite of Products.
  • Proven organizational skills. Ability to handle complex, multi-tasking environment, meet deadlines and interact with all levels of management.
  • Demonstrated communication skills (both written

Contact Sean Sebastian at: sean [at] bericotechnologies.com, or call (703) 224-8300 x120.
Visit us at www.BericoTechnologies.com

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