Worldwide Counter Threat Solutions

  • Junior Data Scientist

    Job Locations US
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(5/24/2018 10:30 AM)
  • Overview



    Title: Junior Data Scientist


    Worldwide Counter Threat Solutions (WCTS), an International Firm specializing in protecting people and infrastructure from terrorist and extremist threats worldwide, is currently seeking exceptional, highly qualified candidates to be part of a proposal for the US Coast Guard.  The work will focus on Program Management and Technical Support Services to the CG-7.


    Position is contingent upon award – estimated start date of Sept 2018 continuing for 5 years.


    How to Apply:

    Applications will only be accepted through our Corporate Website's Career Section: or


    Work Location:  Remote work allowed


    Travel:  0-25%


    Duties and Responsibilities:


    • Apply statistical methods to collect and analyze data to help solve real-world problems
    • Will help decide what data is needed to answer specific questions or problems, determine methods for finding or collecting data, design surveys, experiments, or opinion polls to collect data, collect data or train others to do so, analyze and interpret data, and report conclusions from their analysis
    • May use specialized statistical software to analyze data, however raw data sets will need to be archived in a format that can be read by programs available on the standard Coast Guard work-station image
    • In their analyses, identify trends and relationships within the data
    • Conduct tests to find out the data’s validity and to account for high survey non-response rates or sampling error
    • Will produce written deliverables to include reports, spreadsheets, databases, formal process mapping, technical design, system testing and implementation activities explaining their findings and recommendations for managers, executives and other officials
    • Responsible for assisting more senior positions and/or performing functional duties under the oversight of more senior positions
    • Other tasks as assigned



    Minimum Requirements:

    • Have a degree in mathematics, operations research, industrial engineering, or other related field of mathematics
    • Have experience in strategic document management
    • Possess an Active Secret security clearance
    • Proven ability to translate requirements and observations into clearly defined written products (briefings, reports, White Papers) in short timeframes.



    Desired Qualifications:

    • Up to 5 years experience
    • A BA/BS degree


    About Worldwide Counter Threat Solutions:


    WCTS is a global leader in defeating terrorist and extremist threats. With an unrivaled expertise in counter-threat solutions, we deliver programs and events for defeating IEDs, other Explosives Threats and terrorist incidents at the technical, operational, and strategic levels, for government, militaries and non-governmental organizations.


    WCTS attracts the most highly motivated and qualified professionals in the Anti/Counter Terrorism industry. We appreciate the importance of high caliber professionals and offer an attractive salary and benefits package that includes industry leading Medical, Dental, life and Disability Insurance; 401K, paid time off, and holidays to ensure the highest quality of life for our employees. A career with our world-class team at WCTS offers unparalleled opportunities for growth worldwide.


    Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. WCTS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  WCTS participates in e-Verify.


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