Dexis Consulting Group

Data Scientist, FDA

Posted Date 2 months ago(5/17/2021 2:11 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
US-DC-District of Columbia
Job Area
Dexis Professional Services
Clearance Level
Not applicable

About Us

Dexis is a professional services firm that solves the most pressing social challenges in complex environments, paving the way for a more secure and prosperous world.

Dexis embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion and strives to build and maintain a safe environment where we celebrate diverse backgrounds, treat everyone with respect, and value the unique lived experiences each person brings based on their race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, military or veteran status, national origin, age, marital status or family status and related conditions.

At Dexis, you will experience a corporate culture of inclusiveness, fairness, and trust. You will be given the means and mentorship needed to succeed, and your creativity will be rewarded.

About the Position

DPS is proud to support the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in developing mission critical analytical tools, and is seeking a Data Scientist to join the team. You'll be working on practical solutions to cutting-edge problems. You’ll be involved in the full lifecycle including contributing to back-end systems and data pipelines, writing production code, and working alongside DevOps/MLOps and infrastructure teams. You’ll be collaborative, pragmatic, and results-driven. As a Data Scientist you’ll be working with and learning from a team of peers, Sr. Data Scientists, MLOps Engineers, and/or Data Engineers.


  • Apply expertise in working with advanced analytics and data sciences
  • Conduct Exploratory Analysis
  • Leverage statistical, econometric, stochastic, operations research, predictive modeling, simulation, optimization (linear, mixed integer, constraint programming), and/or machine learning analytics techniques
  • Utilize tools/programming languages including SQL, Python, and Spark
  • Find ways to solve business problems with data
  • Formulate mathematical approaches and gather data to solve those problems, develop, analyze/draw conclusions, test solutions and present to the client
  • Clearly and effectively communicate complex analytic concepts and solutions both internally (to teammates) and externally (to the client)   


Required Qualifications

  • Completed Bachelor’s Degree in a problem-solving oriented field (physics, engineering, economics, computer science, mathematics, etc.).
  • 1+ years of experience either in machine learning, classification tasks, time series modeling and/or natural language processing.
  • Experience working in a consultative environment.
  • Eligible to receive a Government Clearance.


Preferred Qualifications

  • 1+ years working in Federal consulting.
  • 1+ years developing and presenting to senior executives.
  • Experience building/deploying analytics in AWS.
  • Experience working on Agile projects.
  • Experience developing NLP solutions.
  • Ability to commute to various locations in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.


At Dexis Professional Services (DPS) we align ourselves with the core values of our parent company, Dexis Consulting Group (Dexis).

Dexis is on a mission to help solve today’s most pressing global political, social, and economic challenges and create a world where all people are safe and prosperous. As a Dexis employee, you will be challenged, empowered, and mentored. Our motto is “find a way or make a way” — that’s how Dexis goes “all in.” How will you? 

If you are passionate about this opportunity, apply now!

Only those applicants who meet the above criteria will be contacted for interview.

Dexis is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, pregnancy, disability, age, genetic information, military service, veteran status, ethnicity, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, childbirth and related medical conditions, including lactation, or any other protected class under applicable law.


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