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:

Data Scientist

Location: McLean, Virginia
Job Code: 489
# of Openings: 4


Coverent is seeking a Data Scientist to lead quantitative research and program evaluation activities as part of a multidisciplinary, mission-focused data analytics team.  In this capacity, you will work with large data sets and develop analytic products to help clients understand and use data to inform decision making. Coverent will sponsor U.S. Government clearances for skilled and qualified candidates.

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. 

Position Responsibilities

  • Use analytic tools to conduct complex queries
  • Manipulate large data sets
  • Derive key takeaways from the data
  • Compile data into finished intelligence and/or products for senior managers
  • Create methods to extract key points of information from structured and unstructured data

Required Qualifications

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Eligible for and able to obtain Full Scope polygraph and TS/SCI clearance (Coverent will sponsor this clearance process if you are selected)
  • Bachelor’s degree in math, statistics, or computer science
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience with large-scale data manipulation, analytic tools, and data visualization
  • Demonstrated expertise in constructing and performing complex database search queries of various databases
  • Ability to simultaneously understand computer science concepts, data context, and mission objectives while completing projects
  • Experience producing both tactical and strategic analytic products and briefing senior level managers
  • Excellent critical thinking, communication, and collaboration skills, including the ability to communicate technical findings to non-technical audiences
  • Expertise in statistical packages such as SPSS, SAS, or R

Desired Qualifications  

  • Experience with all-source analysis in the U.S. Intelligence Community
  • Previous information assurance or cyber operations experience
  • Programming experience in Python or Perl
  • Background in statistics

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