The Coverent team features dedicated, experienced professionals at the top of their field who share a passion for helping our clients solve challenging problems and seize opportunities. Our culture emphasizes teamwork, communication, and commitment to our community. Due to our talented staff and a fanatical devotion to client and customer satisfaction, our clients trust us to consistently deliver the highest quality teams and solutions.

We offer developmental and advancement opportunities, competitive salaries, and a full range of employee benefits.

Current Openings:

Senior Data Scientist - Active TS/SCI Clearance with Polygraph

Location: McLean, Virginia
Job Code: 473
# of Openings: 1


Coverent is seeking a Senior Data Science Consultant to work as a key member of a high-performing, collaborative team applying  innovative systematic methodologies to evaluate inherently difficult-to-measure government programs for a client in the US Intelligence Community. The Senior Data Science Consultant will be expected to collect technical requirements, liaise with data owners, manipulate and analyze complex datasets, and provide analysts with results that can be easily comprehended by nontechnical customers.  The Consultant will produce technical data analysis on several existing workstreams (60%); work with customers to evaluate new requirements (10%); serve as a technical expert capable of clearly explaining technical methodologies in lay terms (10%); and evaluate datasets to creatively explore how they can be developed into new workstreams (20%). 

Why Coverent? 

Coverent is a specialized consulting services firm focused on developing innovative solutions to the most challenging problems facing our nation. We are growing quickly, but focused on maintaining our commitment to fantastic results and a fair, flexible, and fun culture:

  • Are you interested in working for a boutique firm who sees its employees as more than just a number?
  • Are you intrigued by the notion of joining a small team of talented, passionate consultants with a clear vision to help our clients achieve their missions better, smarter, faster?
  • Does a company culture that emphasizes outcomes, fairness, and flexibility sound appealing?
  • Would you like to be rewarded for your contributions, via programs like annual bonuses and company profit sharing?
  • Would you appreciate having a choice of options from top-notch benefit providers for medical and retirement plans?
  • Are you interested in a learning culture that is forward-leaning regarding training, education, and professional development?

If you answer YES to these questions, Coverent could be the employer of choice for you. 

Required Qualifications

  • Must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in advanced data analytics
  • Proficiency with Python or R scripting languages (Python is used primarily)
  • Advanced proficiency with SQL
  • ETL experience including being comfortable transforming and merging disparate datasets, coping with anomalous data points, and evaluating new and unfamiliar datasets
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including visual representation of data using charts and graphs
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a field using advanced data analytics
  • Active TS/SCI security clearance with Full-Scope Polygraph

​​Desired Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in a field using advanced data analytics a plus
  • Experience using Python libraries such as Pandas, Bokeh, Seaborn, Plotly, Matplotlib, and Regex
  • Experience using Anaconda and working in a Linux environment
  • Prior experience working in the US Intelligence Community

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