Data Scientist / Software Developer - Senior

Job Locations US-MD-Fort Meade
Job ID
Job Type
Regular Full Time
Required Security Clearance
US Citizenship Required


Railhead, Inc. is seeking Data Scientists and Software Developers with at least two years of experience in website coding, basic graphics techniques, Structured Query Language (SQL), Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), Extensible Markup Language (XML), Java, Java Applets, and JavaScript. 


  • Conduct data analytics, data engineering, data mining, exploratory analysis, predictive analysis, and statistical analysis, and uses scientific techniques to correlate data into graphical, written, visual and verbal narrative products, enabling more informed analytic decisions.  
  • Proactively retrieve information from various sources, analyzes it for better understanding about the data set, and builds AI tools that automate certain processes.  
  • Duties typically include creating various ML-based tools or processes, such as recommendation engines or automated lead scoring systems.  
  • Perform statistical analysis, applies data mining techniques, and builds high quality prediction systems.  
  • Assist in developing and maintaining a web site that is accessible by all the IC members and the various branches of the Army.  
  • Perform web-based database design, implementation, and maintenance for the CI Common Operating Picture (COP) and the intelligence web pages. 
  • Create and develop computer software configuration documentation, user manuals, and provide one-on-one consultation to the branch chiefs and senior analysts.  
  • Update and maintain the classified intelligence websites on Intelink and Intelink-S and associated systems; including: posting data, providing information and responding to documentation for activities such as RFI, Requests for Assistance (RFAs) and Request for Products (RFPs) on a daily basis.   
  • Assist with monitoring the status of classified requests, such as RFI, RFAs and RFPs, and provide weekly updates. 
  • Provide dedicated page design, development, and integration of information to web-based presentations for the Army’s Secret Internet Protocol Router Network (SIPRNet) and Joint Worldwide Intelligence Communications System (JWICS) web sites.   
  • Conduct coordination with internal and external information technology service providers to help maintain and improve the sites. 


  • TS/SCI clearance
  • Master’s degree in a relevant field and  12 years’ relevant experience; with a portion of the experience within the last 2 years, or Bachelor’s degree and 14 years of relevant experience, or Associate degree and 16 years of relevant, or High school diploma and 20 years of relevant experience.  
  • Security+ certified 
  • Qualified at Information Assurance Technical Workforce Requirement Level II as defined in DoD 8570.01-M, Table C3.T1. 
  • Skilled in data visualization and use of graphical applications, including Microsoft Office (Power BI) and Tableau; major data science languages, such as R and Python; managing and merging of disparate data sources, preferably through R, Python, or SQL; statistical analysis; and data mining algorithms.  
  • Prior experience with large data Multi-INT analytics, ML, and automated predictive analytics. 

About Railhead

Railhead, Inc. is a leader in intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; advanced cyber solutions; cloud and managed IT solutions; engineering, and information-based solutions for law enforcement and homeland security. We provide training and logistics in support of readiness operations; and operational support services and solutions in support of organizations not limited to DHS, DoD, and the Intelligence Community (IC). We hire mission enablers whom reflect our communities and proactively embrace diversity and inclusion, in order to advance our corporate culture, develop our family of employees into the best they can be, and in turn grow our market share throughout industry.


Railhead, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.


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