Client Facing Data Scientist @ National Security Startup

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Washington DC (WFH 3-4 days/week)

Full time

$80-110k (annually)


Dec 2

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Client Facing Data Scientist @ National Security Startup

(Washington, DC area, 1 day/week)


Hustle Hunters is supporting this search on behalf of it’s client.


The Organization

We are a high growth commercial software firm with roots in data analytics and client service.  Our technical delivery team is looking for a new member to apply existing and build new technical solutions directly for client engagements.   Our clients do big work in the aerospace-defense and federal government space. You will build and design client specific analytics, models, and visualizations; creatively use data science to enhance human analysis and processes; and contribute to the overall codebase. You will work closely with our existing technical delivery team, which has core competencies in creatively leveraging data to solve novel client problems, prototyping solutions, and delivering insights. 


This role is similar to “Forward Deployed Engineer” and other comparable positions as well.


Primary Responsibilities 

  • Perform tasks across the data science value chain including data ingestion, storage, processing, analytics, AI/ML, visualization, reporting, and client delivery
  • Work as a technical lead on client engagements responsible for data integrity, analysis, and visualization
  • With delivery team members and clients, develop and execute technical requirements
  • Contribute to 202 Group code base and R&D efforts to build proprietary machine learning models and data science tools



  • Fluent in R and/or Python
  • SQL and/or noSQL experience
  • Experience using git
  • Experience delivering data science products or analysis to end-users
  • Comfort working in a multilingual coding environment
  • Clear verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to team well with other technical and non-technical team members
  • Commitment to self-improvement
  • Care for the quality of your work and the wellbeing of those around you
  • US Citizen


Nice to have 

  • Rmarkdown and Shiny
  • AWS or other cloud computing experience
  • Experience with AI/ML
  • Big data, especially text or other unstructured data
  • Front coding skills (html, CSS, JS)
  • Aerospace, defense, or government knowledge or experience



  • Office based in Washington, D.C., employees need to be able to come into the office ~1x/week as needed
  • Flexible work hours and WFH ability most days
  • Full Time, W2 Employee 
  • Salary range is $80-110k (depending on experience)
  • Health insurance and other benefits
  • Balanced approach to work (most of the team have kids and/or pets)
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Stock option in parent company
  • Casual and friendly office and team environment (snacks! beer!)


Hiring Process:

  • Recruiter Screen (30 min)
  • Core Values alignment interview (1 hour)
  • Technical Assessment (1 hour)
  • Background Check
  • Offer (plus opportunity to meet the team as it’s safe)

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