Data Scientist / Analyst, Junior - FAA

Washington, District of Columbia, United States | Full-time | COVID-19 remote


Position:  Data Scientist / Analyst, Junior - FAA


Location: Cobec Site - Washington, DC



Cobec is consistently breaking the current mold for delivering services to our government clients. What does that mean? That means believing in a “people first” mentality, building high performance teams and empowering people to make informed decisions without going through a large bureaucratic system. Cobec values the well-being of employees and bestows tremendous trust in those people to negotiate work and non-work obligations. Cobec is where someone can be themselves and not need to put on “a mask” just to fit in. Lastly, we believe in the work we do, the goals and missions of our customers and the interpersonal relationships we have with clients, stakeholders and our people.

Values and Expectations

The successful candidate for this role embodies the same values as Cobec. We realize experience is important, however; Cobec believes a person’s abilities and skills that align with our values (Relationships, Leadership, Passion, Accountability, Integrity, Innovation, Quality, Teamwork, Diversity, Commitment, & Respect) are the most important drivers for success in this role.

In addition to exhibiting our values, a successful candidate for this role is expected to be a high performer, organized, dynamic, and have a positive attitude.


Job Summary


This position will apply advanced analytical and mathematical techniques to solve complex decision problems.  Candidate will use high performance computing, big data analytics and data visualization tools and techniques to assist in making acquisition decision and to maximize operational effectiveness and efficiency. This position will support the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).


Years of Relevant Experience


The position requires 0 - 5 equivalent years of experience in data mining, trend analysis, statistical research, and modeling and simulation. Specific experience with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) or the Aviation Industry is desired. 


Essential Job Functions


The following duties are normal for this position.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from this position if the work is similar, related, and/or a logical assignment for this position.  Other duties may be required and assigned.


  • Individual will support data collection, normalization, statistical modeling and simulation development to provide quantitative analyses to support the Federal Aviation Administration
  • Individual will create visualizations, including dashboards, flow charts, and graphs to brief stakeholders
  • Individual will have an interest and ability to thrive in a dynamic work environment with constantly evolving responsibilities and work priorities
  • Individual will be self-motivated and a proactive team player and will be required to contribute effectively to working groups through oral and written communication



Education Requirements

Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Data Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Operations Research, Physics, Economics, or similar. Master’s degree is a plus.


Preferred Skills

  • Experience with data visualization tools such as Tableau and Power BI is desired
  • Experience with SQL/Database Management is desired
  • Experience with MATLAB, SAS, Python, R, Java/C++/VBA and MS Office Products is desired
  • Knowledge of cost estimating and risk tools such as ACEIT, SEER-SEM, @RISK and/or Crystal Ball is a plus


Security Requirements

Must be a US citizen or a legal resident for three of the past five years.

Must meet eligibility requirements for a US Public Trust security clearance.



Occasional travel required as needed by client/s and/or company


Cobec Consulting, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state and local law.
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