Data Scientist-Federal Law Enforcement Operations Support

Huntsville, AL
Full Time
Client Success
Mid Level

Department: Client Success

Location: Huntsville, Alabama - On Site in USG Facility

Term: Full time

Number of Positions: 2

Position 1 Start Date: Immediate

Position 2 Start Date: Approximately September 2023

Citizenship: US Citizen

Clearance: Public Trust - Background Check - CPIU Suitability Check (TS/SCI Preferred)


Why this role is important

The Senior Data Scientist will develop the methodologies and tools needed to enhance the government’s goal of developing more intelligence and investigative leads, of better quality. He or she will choose the best approach for the project; for example, developing algorithms and assessing/selecting methodologies such as regression modeling, clustering, machine-learning, forecasting etc. 

About the role

The Senior Data Scientist will be an on-site presence supporting the the US Government, with the following:

  • Execute FNA’s Augmented Targeting Cycle of Analyze, Detect, and Dismantle for the CPIU inclusive of leveraging advanced network science and machine learning capabilities to enable more effective CPIU targeting
  • Support the full life cycle of analytics from descriptive - predictive - prescriptive; execute ETL tasks and data cleansing, ensuring multiple sources of data are suitable for analytical driven solutions
  • Provide repeatable solutions for exploiting quantitative and qualitative / unstructured data from various sources and preparing it for analytics
  • Support targeting tasks and create a repeatable solution or process for creating opportunities for information collection by agents, given a complement of government provided data enriched through targeted PAI, web, and dark web data collection 
  • Support targeting tasks and create a repeatable process for simulating the outcome of effects based targeting courses of action 
  • Support the identification of threat elements use of obfuscation measures, where organizational or individual behavior is incongruent with declared or otherwise labeled behavior expectations.


Why join FNA? 

  • Own and deliver meaningful work, making a global impact
  • Rapidly advance your career, thinking and skills in a high growth tech company
  • Collaborate with a diverse international team of innovative and high-achieving colleagues
  • Annual stipend for personal and professional development
  • International team off-sites in sunny locations 
  • We reward curiosity, initiative, execution and reliability with opportunity


Who we’re looking for 

  • Five or more years of experience in extract, transform and load (ETL) processes on data from open web, dark web, and websites hosted outside of the United States
  • Five or more years of experience in designing, developing, and deploying advanced analytics in support of knowledge discovery/link analysis for law enforcement purposes
  • Five or more years of experience in data ingestion, data sciences, integration, and fusion in response to new and expanding requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s or higher preferred) from an accredited University in a quantitative discipline such as computer science, data science, statistics, or mathematics
  • Capability to clearly explain complex problem solving techniques and solutions to non-technical audiences
  • Demonstrable understanding of the different types of US Government information and intelligence collection (HUMINT, SIGINT, GEOINT, etc)
  • Demonstrable aptitude to utilize data analytics and machine learning to create trend analysis
  • Capability to come up with outside the box ideas to effectively guide the customer towards data driven solutions to relevant requirements and problems
  • Proficiency in established defense and intelligence analytics software, including Palantir, SemanticAI, IBM i2 Analyst Notebook, etc is a plus
  • Proficiency or experience with information dashboard software (Tableau, Power BI, Kibana), is a plus
  • Defense or Intelligence community experience (five years or greater), a plus.  


About FNA

FNA is a leader in advanced network analytics and simulation. 

Its software is used to uncover hidden connections and anomalies in large, complex datasets, to predict the impact of stress events, and to optimally configure financial systems and infrastructures. 

FNA is trusted by the world’s largest central banks, government authorities, commercial banks and financial infrastructures.



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