Data Scientist

Job Locations US
Job ID 2022-2694
# of Openings


REI Systems is looking for a Data Scientist to join our team. In this role, you will procure, decipher, and present data to our government clients to help them improve efficiency and effectiveness of their processes. Your contributions will make an impact on the critical missions of our government clients, solving challenges that aim to improve millions of lives across the globe.

REI Systems provides reliable, effective, and innovative technology solutions that advance federal, state, local, and nonprofit missions. Our technologists and consultants are passionate about solving complex challenges that impact millions of lives. We take a Mindful Modernization approach in delivering our application modernization, grants management systems, government data analytics, and advisory services. Mindful Modernization is the REI Way of delivering mission impact by aligning our government customers’ strategic objectives to measurable outcomes through people, processes, and technology. Learn more at 


Employees voted REI Systems a Washington Post Top Workplace in 2015, 2016, 2018, 2020, 2021, and 2022!


  • Prepare data science business cases while working with domain experts and customers. Support defining the AI strategy within a federal government agency.
  • Develop customized algorithms to solve analytical problems with incomplete data sets.
  • Build, train, validate, and test Machine Learning (ML) and Deep Learning (DL) models for various forms of data (structured and unstructured) and at different scales.
  • Perform data mining, pattern recognition, statistical and predictive modeling.
  • Design and implement solutions to automate manual processes at scale.
  • Conduct design of experiments and carry out statistical analysis
  • Develop solutions for Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Natural Language Inferenece (NLI) use cases
  • Operationalize ML models using CI/CD best practices in the cloud environment.
  • Analyze time series data and create forecasting models.
  • Document, visualize, present analytic results to decision makers.
  • Provide informational briefings to explain methodologies and analytical findings to peers and customer stakeholders.
  • Investigate and implement new scientific methodologies to support analytic and big data requirements
  • Find and recommend new uses for existing data sources; design, modify, and build new data processes; and build large, complex data sets.
  • Provide architecture analysis and design implementation with detailed technology roadmaps and transition planning and master plans as required.


  • 3-5 years of experience with programming languages (such as Python, R), and statistical analysis with Python and R.
  • 3-5 years of experience with machine learning and deep learning modelling (with frameworks such as TensorFlow, Keras, PyTorch, etc.)
  • Experience in analysis, processing, tagging, and indexing unstructured, semi-structured, and structured data sets.
  • Experience with developing research designs, including formulating testable questions, identifying and defining key concepts and variables, and matching appropriate methods to problems
  • Experience with data management, including cleaning and preparing data, and creating, structuring, and maintaining data sets
  • Experience with incorporating data science capability into Stakeholder strategy
  • Experience bridging data science strategy between leadership, IT, data scientists and other stakeholders.
  • Good understanding of Databases, SQL, Hadoop, Hive and/or MapReduce
  • AWS or Azure experience is preferred.


Education: PhD (preferred) or master’s in Data Science, Mathematics, Statistics or related fields will take precedence for interviews.

Clearance:  Public trust clearance

Location:  Position is currently remote but post-pandemic may require travel to the REI, Sterling, VA office

Covid Policy Disclosure:  Should the essential functions of this position require that the employee performing this role work on-site at REI’s Sterling location the following requirements will apply:  the individual holding this position must be fully vaccinated, as defined in CDC guidance, as a condition of continued employment.  REI will consider requests to be excused from this policy whenever necessary to comply with legal requirements and will consider any requests for reasonable accommodations due to a disability, religion, or other exemptions on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements. Employees and applicants requesting accommodations should request the accommodation in writing and should explain in detail the reasons why they are seeking an accommodation. REI will request additional information or documentation it deems necessary to inform its decision on an employee’s or applicant’s accommodation request.


REI Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disability/Vet)



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