Text Analytics Specialist

2 weeks ago(1/5/2018 6:17 PM)
Required Clearance
TS/SCI, obtainable with Polygraph within 24 months
Employment Type
Full Time
Hiring Company
General Dynamics Mission Systems

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience.


Required experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with complex REGEX implementations
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working with Complex Algorithms
  • At least 5 years of experience working with Text Analytics
  • 3+ years of experience in Python, Java, PERL
  • 1+ years of experience in SAS SCA

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with or knowledge of Mathematical and Statistical Decision Support Models
  • Experience with Linux
  • Experience with or knowledge of distributed environments such as HDFS/Hadoop, Cloudera stack
  • Impala, Sqoop, Spark, etc.
  • Experience using agile software development methodologies

Department of Defense Top Secret security clearance is preferred at time of hire. Candidates must be able obtain a Polygraph with the customer.  Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Responsibilities for this Position

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) has an immediate opening for a Text Analytics Specialist to join our team. The position provides an opportunity to develop the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s fundamental defense services. GDMS employees work closely with esteemed clients to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.


The selected candidate will work with collaborative teams to design, develop and manage a variety of equipment and systems solutions for GDMS and its clients. In addition to receiving a competitive salary and generous health and personal benefits, the Text Analytics Specialist will enhance their skill set by working among a talented and technically accomplished group of colleagues. The employee will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  


The Text Analytics Specialist will be responsible for the following:

  • Leading the automation of complex Text Analytics
  • Automating the processing of big unstructured data sets
  • Designing, developing and applying complex algorithms to process unstructured data and loading into Big Data stores
  • Assisting in the development of metrics and relating them to algorithms to process unstructured data
  • Automating the reading, parsing, and tagging of text, and extracting meaning from text

Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) offers a powerful and robust portfolio of products, services and solutions that help customers successfully execute their missions in today’s dynamic environment. With unsurpassed engineering using an open systems approach, General Dynamics Mission Systems solves our customers’ most complex challenges while foreseeing future needs.
At GDMS, our employees work in collaborative teams with leading edge technology and the best in the industry to solve tough customer problems while keeping our nation safe. Individuals are empowered to do their best work in an environment that encourages and supports innovative, collaborative and creative thinking. The General Dynamics ethos of honesty, transparency and trust is apparent in the way we work with our colleagues and our customers.
We look forward to you joining our high performance team at GD Mission Systems!
General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.


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