ITA International

Data Engineer - Asymmetric Threat Statistical Analyst

Job Location US-VA-Reston
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ITA International is a global service provider leveraging subject matter expertise, data analytics and technology ensuring mission success for customers, “In The Arena.” 


ITA is seeking a Data Engineer - Asymmetric Threat Statistical Analyst to join our team at the Defense Threat Reduction Agency in Reston, VA.






We are looking for a candidate with a TS clearance and SCI access. The client is an intelligence organization with need for assistance in developing and understanding trends from various types of threat data. As an Asymmetric Threat Statistical Analyst, you will provide analytical support to our government client and forward deployed units. You will focus on countering improvised threats and the networks that finance, build, or employ such threats. Duties will include providing large-scale advanced analytics support; collecting, parsing, transforming, and integrating relevant data in support of projects; and providing operational, systems, and intelligence analysis to support the mission.

More About the Role:
-You will apply your expertise to provide data supporting strategic and operational requests from deployed and deploying units. These data may be used to: assist decision makers with risk assessments, prioritization, and/or to provide leadership with quantitative organizational assessments to support functional evaluations.
-You will develop, document, implement, and automate ETL (extract transform load) processes using SQL® and other analytical programming tools that most efficiently import structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data from new and/or dynamic data sources, ensuring data validity, reliability, and availability to users.
-You will collaborate with team members to ensure retrieval of information pertinent to current work and timely dissemination of counter asymmetric threat products.




-Significant programming experience in SQL® (including VBA and macro).
-Significant experience programming in at least one other programming language (Python, R, Perl, C++)
-The ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing.
-At the Journeyman level, we are looking for a candidate with over 3 years of experience and a bachelor's degree in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics
-At the Senior level, we are looking for a candidate with over 10 years of experience and a master's degree in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics. Alternatively, we will accept over 18 years of experience and a bachelor's degree in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics
-Current TS Clearance with SCI access
-Must complete prime and client suitability screening

Desired qualifications:
-SQL Certified Programmer certificate prior to employment.
-Degree in one of the following disciplines: Operations Research, Applied Mathematics, Engineering, Science, Computer Science, Mathematics, or Statistics.
-Experience using Python libraries including pandas, scipy, numpy, matplotlib, requests, or similar libraries in another programming language.
-Knowledge of how to utilize business intelligence tools and processes that improve readability of and access to data, through the creation of stored/scheduled processes and effective visualization.
-Ability to create complex programs that ingest, parse, clean, transform, and analyze large (millions of records) datasets; to apply mathematical and statistical models to real-world data, and; to deliver analytical results through written and oral presentations.
-Prior experience utilizing ETL software (e.g., PowerCenter, Pentaho, PLSQL), Business Intelligence software (e.g., SAS® BI, Oracle BI, Cognos, Business Objects), or Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) software (e.g., ESRI ArcGIS® suite) is preferred.
-Experience interacting with “big data” systems such as Hadoop or Amazon Web Services (AWS).
-Experience using Alteryx Designer to build/manage workflows.
-Prior experience as an all-source intelligence analyst or ORSA
-Prior experience with Counter UAS operations.






ITA international is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive

consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin,

disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans



In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), ITA International would like to ensure that your application process goes as smoothly as possible. If you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with ITA, please contact us by phone at 757-246-6781 or email us at


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