Cybersecurity Data Scientist

Sentek Global Suffolk , VA 23432

Posted 2 weeks ago

The Team:

At Sentek Global, we are always looking for highly motivated professionals, bold innovators and top industry talent. Headquartered in beautiful San Diego with worldwide capabilities and opportunities, Sentek Global is on the cutting edge in Department of Defense and commercial consulting. We're shifting the paradigm in cybersecurity solutions, IT support, software development, engineering and sales. Not only are we looking for top talent, we're looking for passionate contributors who will be inspired by a culture where innovation thrives.

If you are interested in joining a team of collaborators, leaders, visionaries and problem-solvers, contact us today at

As a member of Sentek's Cybersecurity-as-a-Service (CSaaS) team, you'll provide support for Fleet Cyber Command's Office of Compliance and Assessment (FCC OCA) in support of all OCA inspections during all inspection phases including but not limited to the pre-inspection phase, inspection phase, and post-inspection phase.

Cybersecurity inspections will be conducted on unclassified and classified DoD/DON networks and enterprises, and may include coordination and collaboration with multiple DoD organizations in support of joint and other service / agency requirements to determine operational risk to the Navy and the Department of Defense Information Network (DoDIN). Cybersecurity inspection methodologies will evolve as additional guidance is promulgated through DoD/DON guidance, requiring contractor support to be modified to meet new technology and analysis requirements and provide surge support to meet operational requirements as defined by the client.

The Role:

Reporting to the CSaaS Program Manager, the Cybersecurity Data Scientist will analyze and compile cybersecurity inspection data using various databases and ingestion tools. This position is located in Hampton Roads, VA.

What You'll Do:

  • Support Fleet Cyber Command's Office of Compliance and Assessment's (FCC OCA) Analysis and Assessment (A&A) Division by analyzing and assessing internal OCA processes, examining and enhancing integration between OCA, Navy Authorizing Official (NAO) and external stakeholders, completing cyber inspection analysis and developing use of a centralized database to maintain post-inspection data.

  • Extract data from each inspection phase through various automated or manual tools that will collect, clean, normalize, manage, and interpret gathered data to provide a process for understanding the data.

  • Perform data cleaning and statistical analysis using available programming languages.

  • Analyze and clean large datasets using Microsoft Excel and Access or equivalent authorized software tools.

  • Analyze, interpret, interrelate, and evaluate data sets from disparate sources and formats including, but not limited to: MS Excel, MS Access, relational database structures (SQL), and unstructured databases.

  • Provide analysis on cybersecurity inspection processes and their associated resulting trends.

  • Provide recommendations for improvements to inspection processes or procedures to strengthen inspection results utilizing various programming languages and applications in both structured and unstructured databases and visualization tools (e.g., SQL, Python, R, MarkLogic, Tableau, Splunk, HADDOOP, etc).

  • Bid and Proposal support if requested.

  • Other duties as assigned.

What We're Looking For:

Required Qualifications:

  • An active TS/SCI (e) clearance is required to be considered for this position.

  • A minimum of two (2) or more years of work experience involving quantitative data analysis to solve problems.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Applied Math, Statistics, Computer Science or another quantified field.

  • Familiarity with Command Cyber Operational Readiness Inspections (CCORI), Command Cyber Readiness Inspection (CCRI), and/or Cyber Security Inspections (CSI).

  • Expert in SQL and other programming languages such as R, SAS, Python.

  • Expert with statistical programming languages.

  • Expert with Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Experience with Tableau.

  • Foster cooperation among individuals.

  • Establish and model high standards of performance.

  • Exceptional organization skills with high attention to detail.

  • Advanced time management and analytical skills.

  • Superior written and oral communication skills.

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills, with an ability to become familiar with firm-specific programs and software.

  • In addition to your Sentek Global job description, you will be required to comply with the Performance Work Statement "PWS" or Statement of Work "SOW" per the contract you support.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Masters of Science in Applied Math, Statistics, Computer Science or another quantified field is strongly desired.

Certification Requirements:

  • Current DoD 8570.01 IAT Level III Certification:

  • CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP).

  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Security.

  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).

  • Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP).

  • GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender (GCED).

  • GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GHIC).

  • Possess CompTIA CySA+, Tableau, or SQL equivalent certification.

Sentek Global is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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