Job Openings Data Scientist (Secret Cleared), Fayetteville, NC

About the job Data Scientist (Secret Cleared), Fayetteville, NC

Data Scientist (Secret Cleared), Fayetteville, NC


  • Full-time
  • On-Site in Fayetteville, NC
  • Due to our government client requirements, we can only consider US Citizens with an Active Secret clearance.
  • Salary Target: $100-115K


Our client is seeking a Secret Cleared Data Scientist to support a SOCOM contract.

The Data Scientist will have skills sets of both data analysts and data engineers. Will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining a data pipeline. In addition, the data scientist shall interpret and analyze complex sets of data, as well as plan, execute, and manage ML projects with cloud-native platforms and advanced ML solutions. They understand some of the most challenging processes, technologies, and can leverage a vast array of methodologies in the field, such as data mining, natural language programming, and machine learning.


  • Interpret and analyze data using exploratory mathematic and statistical techniques based on the scientific method.
  • Coordinate research and analytic activities utilizing various data points (unstructured and structured) and employ programming to clean, massage, and organize the data.
  • Experiment against data points, provide information based on experiment results and provide previously undiscovered solutions to command data challenges.
  • Coordinate with Data Engineers to build Data environments providing data identified by other data professionals.
  • Apply and develop scientific methodology, statistics, and algorithms to discover and frame relevant problems, hypotheses, and opportunities.
  • Develop predictive and prescriptive modeling, natural language processing (NLP), Robotic Process Automation (RPA), text mining and processing, clustering, forecasting methods, and other advanced statistical techniques.
  • Design and automate processes to facilitate the manipulation and analysis of data. Manage and integrate data across dissimilar data sets.
  • Analyze large-scale structured and unstructured data.
  • Use frameworks such as Spark and Hadoop to conduct large-scale data processing.
  • Perform statistical modeling and create data visualizations using products like Tableau, Microsoft Power BI and R Shiny.
  • Research, design, and implement algorithms to solve complex problems. Program using R, Python (NumPy, SciPy, Pandas) or similar analytical languages.
  • Perform data engineering, data processing and modeling techniques using cloud-based data management, data science, and ML platforms such as Databricks, IBM Cloud Pak, Cloudera, and Snowflake.
  • Communicate complex concepts and hypothesis to a non-technical audience through digital storytelling.


  • Minimum of 1 year of experience required.
  • Bachelors degree in a STEM field is required. Masters degree is preferred in Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Computer Science, or related fields.
  • Proficient with one or more programming languages (Java, C++, Python, R, etc.).
  • Proficient in Agile Development and Git Operations.
  • Demonstrated experience applying data science methods to real-world data problems.

Clearance Requirements

  • Requires an Active Secret Clearance, while Top Secret clearance eligible for SCI is preferred.

Please Note:

  • Only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • No calls, inquiries, or Third-Party Vendors please.
  • We are an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences. (The ACI Group is unable to sponsor H1B Visas).
  • $1000 Referral Bonus -

Since 1988, The ACI Group, a Baltimore-based staffing firm, has been committed to hiring the industry's leading professionals, and presenting exciting career opportunities. We have access to varied types of contract, permanent and contract-to-perm positions and offer a choice of employment options including a full benefits package.