Data Scientist

US-VA-Falls Church
# of Openings
Information Technology
Minimum Clearance Requirement


Are you a Data Scientist with a security clearance that is looking for a change?

Are you looking for a career opportunity that balances independence with leadership support who will help you grow and develop?

At Suntiva we are driven by our passion for helping clients improve the performance of their organizations in significant, measurable, and sustainable ways. Would you like to be a part of an organization with the expertise of a large firm AND the agility and personal attention of a small firm?


What You Will Be Doing

  • Conduct logical analyses of management problems and perform multivariate analysis, linear modeling, and data mining. 
  • Collaborate with business process owners, technical staff and project managers to leverage the use of data and data strategies across a full spectrum of business/operational needs. 
  • Use computer technology, computer modeling, spreadsheet applications, software tools, and programming languages.
  • Analyze data, conduct advanced statistical analyses, and apply mathematical calculations. 
  • Present findings and recommendations to appropriate groups.
  • Translate complex, technical findings into an easily understood narrative (i.e., tell a story with the data) in graphical, verbal, or written form.

What's In It For You


 When joining Suntiva, you can expect:

  • The opportunity to address client challenges that matter and have fun in the process.
  • A values-driven culture.  Our corporate values include: Embody great minds and great hearts, Assume good intentions, Foster collaboration and teamwork, Hold ourselves accountable for results, and Do the right thing all the time!
  • A team-oriented environment with some of the smartest colleagues you’ll ever work with.
  • Growth and development opportunities.


Suntiva provides all the elements of a great place to work with career opportunities in an environment that demands and rewards your best every day.


Holidays and Personal Leave: Suntiva’s Personal Leave policy is among the best in the DC area. We combine vacation and sick days into a single plan.

  • Full-time Suntiva employees earn over four weeks per year of personal leave.
  • After four years with Suntiva, full-time employees earn over five weeks of personal leave per year.
  • Full-time employees also receive nine (9) set holidays and one (1) floating holiday per year.
  • Part-time employees are also eligible to earn personal leave based on number of hours worked per pay period.

Tuition, Training and Professional Development: Reimbursement is available for work-related certifications, training, conferences, and/or college level credits at an accredited undergraduate or post-graduate institution.

  •  Annual reimbursement amount for college tuition upon satisfactory completion (grade B or better).
  • Reimbursement for training, conferences and certifications with prior management approval. 
  • Up to 40 hours of paid professional development time provided for training, conferences and certifications.

What You Need For This Position

  • Active TS/SCI with polygraph (security clearance) 
  • Bachelors degree in a quantitative or technical field of study (e.g., statistics, mathematics, computer science, physical science, quantitative social science). 
  • Demonstrated on-the-job experience computer programming in one or more of the following languages: SQL, C/C++, JAVA, Python, Perl. 
  • Demonstrated on-the-job experience in using one or more of the following Statistical Tools: SAS, R, SPSS, Matlab, Mahout/MADlib, Stata.
  • Demonstrated on-the-job experience in using one or more of the following Hadoop Data Management Tools Hadoop tools: MapReduce, Pig, Hive, NoSQL, Tableau, Hbase

Who We Are

Suntiva is a management and performance consulting company located in Falls Church, VA that focuses on supporting federal government agencies. Suntiva provides services that enable agencies to plan, deliver, and oversee IT programs, improve organization performance, develop their employees, validate program results, and manage the acquisition lifecycle. Suntiva makes organizations, programs, and employees measurably successful—by solving critical challenges with great minds and great hearts.


Please see our website for more information about our company, our clients and our culture!



We are proud of our diverse environment, EOE, M/F/D/V

Job: Data Scientist
Primary Location(s): United States- Falls Church, Virginia
Nearest Major Market: Washington DC
Job Segments: Intel, Management Consulting, Business Intelligence, Information Technology, Data Analytics


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