Information Technology Strategies

Data Scientist

Full-Time in Springfield, VA - NGA

Information Technology Strategies, LLC. is a government IT solutions provider servicing commercial and government initiative in various parts of the United States. We are currently seeking a Data Scientist to work for our company.


  • A CURRENT U.S. Government TOP SECRET Clearance. Sponsorship will not be provided.
  • Client Agency is National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.
  • Responsible for the integration, development, and maintenance of analytic models, visualizations, and tools to evaluate, analyze and communicate internal/external user behavior and overarching enterprise or portfolio performance.
  • Will provide statistical and mathematical support in assisting in the analysis and interpretation of a wide range of data to help understand and improve the customer's experience.
  • Will leverage a range of data sources (e.g., Web traffic, customer requests for information, survey responses, production databases, etc.) for an understanding of what drives a positive customer experience.
  • Will provide insights that will be used to inform decisions and agency operational strategies, in partnership with teams examining website design, customer interactions, featured content, and future products and services.
  • Will apply business analytics and customer segmentation techniques in any corporate function, e.g., marketing analytics, consumer analytics, operations analysis, human capital analytics, or other relevant fields.
  • Will maintain, move, and manipulate data between applications, using appropriate software/code: Apache Spark, ElasticSearch, R, Python, Kibana and others as technology evolves.
  • Will establish an agile analytics process that provides better insight into ongoing analytic/data visualization activities.
  • Will manage an inventory of implemented dashboards, other analytic products, and current product backlog for implementation.


  • A CURRENT U.S. Government TOP SECRET Clearance. Sponsorship will not be provided.
  • The ability to work on-site in Springfield, VA.
  • Experience developing data analytics models and visualizations employing proven industry standards in statistic/data science principals, practices, and techniques in the analyses of business data.
  • Experience utilizing computer programs, software, or a variety of coding languages (i.e., Python, MySQL, D3, SPSS, SAS, Visual Basic, R, etc.) to summarize statistical data and create documents, reports, and presentations.
  • Experience developing dashboards to effectively convey site metrics to nontechnical audiences, to include but not limited to communicating warnings and limitations of both coding techniques and statistical analyses depicting current state and providing insight to improvement plan implementation strategies and milestone achievement.
  • Experience working with commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) statistical software or tools for data visualization (i.e., SPSS, SAS, MatLab, Tableau, etc.).
  • Experience data mining, to include developing, manipulating, or maintaining databases.
  • The ability to proactively identify methods and approaches to expand and enhance the analytic capacity and ability of an existing portfolio.


  • Experience effectively communicating with various partners, stakeholders, or customers on the value of statistical and data science methods to include but not limited to:
    • The strength of models/formulas
  • Their limitations, warnings, and weaknesses in various applications.
  • Experience embracing and participating in a culture of knowledge sharing to broaden the understanding of:
    • Advanced methods
  • Niche statistical methods
  • Data science analytic methods
  • Coding techniques to include fundamental understanding of model/formula strength, limitations, warnings and weaknesses when applied in various scenarios.

About Us

IT-Strat is a technology consulting company that holds various contract vehicles including best in class vehicles. IT-Strat has supported multiple clients including the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE via both prime and meaningful subcontracts). Additionally, IT-Strat has prime contracts with Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) and many others. We maintain relationships with multiple large businesses.

IT-Strat was established in 2002. We are a certified Woman Owned Small Business. IT-Strat also successfully graduated as a SBA 8(A) company. It was an 8(a) company from 2008 through 2017 and currently still has 8(a) contract vehicles.

Benefits We Offer:

  • · Four Medical/Vision options including an HSA plan.
  • · Dental and Orthodontia plan
  • · Vision Materials plan
  • · Paid Life, Short-Term Disability, and Long-Term Disability
  • · 401K Retirement Program with company contribution
  • · Paid Vacation, Holidays, Sick Leave, Floating Holidays, Bereavement Leave
  • · Semi-monthly pay cycle

Information Technology Strategies ("IT-Strat") is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, and it is our policy to consider applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, alienage, ancestry, and any other factors prohibited by law. Employment selections are based on company and client requirements and the qualifications and skills of the candidate. IT-Strat is committed to actively capitalizing on the diversity of skills, talents, and perspectives of our employees.