Data Scientist - Charleston
Charleston, SC 
Posted 11 days ago
Job Description
Job Details
Job Location
South Carolina - Charleston, SC
Position Type
Full Time
Travel Percentage
Job Shift

Are you searching for an opportunity to take your career to the next level? Ignite Digital Services is a fast-growing small business delivering innovative business solutions to the national security sector. We bring data science and analytics together to optimize program integration and empower operational decisions for national security clients.

We’ve redefined what it means to be a leader in our industry by creating and maintaining effective and rewarding working relationships with our clients and internal team members. Our company culture focuses on a team-based approach, which offers continuous opportunities for personal growth and innovation, while providing unmatched value to our clients.

Ignite Digital Services has a fantastic opportunity for a Data Scientist in our Charleston, SC office. If you love making a direct impact through solving enterprise strategic and operational business challenges leveraging advanced analytics, we're looking for you!

As required by applicable federal law, rule, regulation, and/or mandate or otherwise, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire.

Perks of Working at Ignite Digital Services:

  • Competitive pay and benefits, including PTO
  • Education stipends and referral bonuses
  • Compelling work with the U.S. federal government
  • Strong emphasis on volunteer and community engagement
  • Opportunity to shape the future of our industry
  • Supportive colleagues and management who invest in your growth


  • Develop statistical models and iterative methodologies to transform data into business insights.
  • Perform advanced analytics in strategic business decision-making methodologies throughout the strategic life cycle including, mathematical modelling, analytical reasoning, predictive analytics, statistical analysis and simulations.
  • Support exploration of new concepts and capabilities to derive insight with a near term, emphasis on automatically exploiting massive amounts of multi-variate, dynamic/static, multi-sourced, multi-dimensional, multi-formatted, multi-level security, and complex data.
  • Deploy automated solutions to support business process efficiencies.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Two (2) years of experience with data science, data analytics, and data operations
  • Experience with object-oriented programming languages, including Python, C++, Java, or R
  • Experience with building and developing machine learning algorithms
  • Experience with data visualizations tools, including Power BI, Qlik or Tableau
  • Experience with designing and executing machine learning models and applications
  • Ability to quickly learn new skillsets to solve challenging problems
  • Ability to obtain a DoD security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with DoD / DoN data environment
  • Familiarity with with DoD's ADVANA ecosystem and/or DoN Jupiter platform
  • Experience with data engineering and data science tools, including Databricks, ElasticSearch
  • Experience with data lakes, data warehouses, or data lake houses
  • Experience with cloud services, including AWS, Azure
  • Experience with enterprise DataOps, DevSecOps and MLOps processes to operationalize and monitor data science models
  • Experience with Agile development
  • Experience with CI/CD, including Git, Jenkins, and Docker
  • DoD Secret clearance

Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Ignite Digital Services is a Small Business committed to providing exceptional service to government agencies at competitive prices. The capabilities and experience of our staff and our extensive industry relationships distinguish Ignite Digital Services among government contractors.

Ignite Digital Services is an EEO/AA/Disability/VETS Employer. Hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, national origin, citizenship/immigration status, veteran status, or any other protected status.

For individuals who would like to request an accommodation, please visit (CA) or (SC) or contact Human Resources. Ignite Digital Services will not make any posting or employment decision that does not comply with applicable laws relating to labor and employment, equal employment opportunity, employment eligibility requirements or related matters. Nor will Ignite Digital Services require, in a posting or otherwise, U.S. citizenship or lawful permanent residency in the U.S. as a condition of employment except as necessary to comply with law, regulation, executive order, or federal, state, or local government contract.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2 years
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