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Data Scientist

Washington, D.C.


Position Description

JPI is hiring a Consultant with at least eight years of relevant experience - project management / consulting. ​This Consultant will support the DoD Joint Information Environment – Integrated Data Environment (IDE) initiative.  


  • Manage and support client – Data Readiness Task Force, responsible for establishing IDE, associated governance structures and programs (i.e., Data Strategy, Quality Assurance, Governance, and Continuous Process Improvements)   
  • Assess current state of client data infrastructure, capabilities, and resources 
  • Lead Data Management Strategy and Transition Plan development 
  • Ensure alignment of Data Governance Model with DoD Enterprise Data Management standards 
  • Interpreting and translating Federal data management enterprise policies, guidance, and directives to internal stakeholders 
  • Coordinating and participating in Working Group(s) and Joint Service Integrated Project Teams, consisting of US Military Services, Department of Defense (DoD), Civilian, and contractor staff 
  • Lead and manage projects in support of the Integrated Data Environment initiative 
  • Translate future needs into technical, system, and product definitions, as well as functional and engineering requirements   
  • Liaise between IDE program management and technical teams 
  • Develop roadmaps for meeting stakeholder requirements in alignment with IDE requirements   
  • Leading the development of strategic plans / program artifacts, including charters, business cases, concept of operations, analysis of alternatives, communications action plans, service level agreements, risk management plans, agendas, minutes, briefings, and correspondence   
  • Developing an Integrated Master Schedules IMS, managing / coordinating IMS inputs and outputs using MS Project Professional 2010 (MS Project), MS Project Server, and Enterprise Project Management (EPM) software 
  • Developing Resource Proposals and budget sheets to achieve the roadmaps 
  • Attending meetings to coordinate scheduling activities 
  • Leading and facilitating client meetings 
  • Creating project status briefings and reports 


  • Experience leading Big Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine learning (ML), Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Cloud Adoption and migration, and Application Programming Interface (API) service management initiatives  
  • Bachelor's degree in business, information systems or a related field, with ten years relevant experience  
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work effectively both independently and in team settings to include close collaboration with program managers 
  • Proven ability to support multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline-driven environment 
  • Experience in building and managing client relationships 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, MS Project, MS Visio, MS SharePoint, and MS Project Server 
  • Clearance: existing Secret, but eligible to receive a DoD TS or higher clearance 
  • Certification(s) in Microsoft Certified: Azure Data Scientist Associate or Microsoft Certified: Azure Data Engineer Associate  
  • MBA or Master's degree in technical field is a plus 
  • Knowledge of SDLC, ITIL, and / or Software Engineering Institute Capability Maturity Model (SEI CMM) principles preferred 
  • Exposure to the DoD Joint Information Environment – IT strategy or implantation 
  • DOD / 4th Estate Agencies, US Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, or DoD experience preferred ​ 
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred

JPI is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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