Job: Director of Data Science, GeoSearch, Inc., Mclean, VA

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Job title:
Director of Data Science
Job location:
Mclean, VA  22102 United States
District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia
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Date posted:
Job category:
Geospatial Management
Geospatial Senior Level Specialist
Remote Sensing Management
VP-Level Executive Management
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Job Description

GeoSearch, Inc. is looking for a high performer to join our client's senior leadership team, reporting directly to the CEO. S/he will lead the existing Spatial and Data Integration teams in a newly formed Directorate of Data Science. S/he will lead R&D and platform development -- including the ingestion, processing, and modeling -- to maintain and enhance our client's data products. The successful candidate will have extensive experience in technical team management,
including project and personnel management.


This position will perform a range of duties including, but not limited to, the following:

Mentoring, coaching, and building on an existing team of hard-working and talented data scientists.
Identifying, designing, and implementing internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, resolving inefficiencies, etc.
Building the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources.
Enhancing existing proprietary methods and techniques, including machine learning algorithms.
Guiding the company’s research and development portfolio to continue building unique intellectual property, including prioritization of product development.

Job Requirements

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and skills:

Strong interpersonal skills and ability to mentor/coach a growing team of hard-working and talented analysts.
At least ten plus years of industry work experience, including managing data science teams and projects.
Able to coach and manage data scientists working in object-oriented languages.
Ability to advance a work portfolio as a senior executive.
(Job number: 3831640)
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