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DATE ADDED: Wed 17/10/2018

IT Specialist - TP001

Lanham, USA


Job Description


Labor Category Required: IT Specialist


Candidates MUST BE a US Citizen to obtain Full Background Investigation (FBI) clearance. For a Minimum Background Investigation (MBI) clearance Candidates must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident.


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IRS Minimum Background Investigation (MBI) clearance to retain position is required.


IRS Full Background Investigation (FBI) clearance to retain position is required.


*An interim IRS MBI is required to start on the RRP program. Candidates submitted without an active MBI will be considered but must obtain the interim MBI to start.




Task Description:The key objective of RRP is to provide a unified system that is integrated into the IRS's modernized Infrastructure for the detection of fraudulent returns and refund fraud schemes to ensure timely issuance of refunds and credits that are legally due to filers, while preventing issuance of refunds and credits that are not legally due to filers.


Duties:The Predictive Modeler is responsible for performing data analysis, utilizing data mining techniques, producing predictive models, querying and manipulating data, and demonstrating excellent reasoning skills.


Job Duty 1 with 40% of time - Evaluate legislation and translate it into analytics strategies and methods, work with customer to identify business requirements, coordinate with team to develop data structure and datasets


Job Duty 2 with 30% of time - Develop predictive models


Job Duty 3 with 10% of time - Perform data analysis and ad hoc queries to inform model development and support activities


Job Duty 4 with 10% of time - Develop impactful presentations and documents


Job Duty 5 with 10% of time - Communicate complex topics to client and team through both written and oral communications




Please note these are the top technical skills that the Buyer feels a candidate MUST have. General knowledge of basic office software such as MS Office Suite as well as good communications skills are a given.


Experience with developing predictive or statistical models such as regressions, decision trees, neural networks etc. (2 years)


Demonstrated skill and experience in analyzing data using Excel or other methods (2 years)


Experience in data preparation, manipulation, and cleansing, in particular for large datasets (2 years)


3+ Experience with predictive analytics software such as SPSS Modeler or SAS Enterprise Miner


3+ Experience using SQL to query and analyze databases


Familiar with the management and administration of Oracle or Greenplum database systems (1 year)


Strong attention to detail


Demonstrated experience using CRISP-DM or SEMA methodologies for full project lifecycle (2 years)


Excellent oral and written communication skills, especially in conveying complex technical topics to non-technical personnel




Please note these are nice to have skills. It does not preclude a candidate who does not possess all or some of these skills from the selection process but this could be used as a differentiator between candidates:


Prior experience with the Internal Revenue Service and/or the Department of the Treasury


Demonstrated experience in understanding legislation and how it translates into actionable analytics


Demonstrated experience in understanding unclear customer requirements and how they translate into technical tasks


Active IRS MBI


Company Description
NBS Enterprises creates competitive advantages. We isolate and overcome constraints to deliver performance value for all involved: you, your customer, and your employees. We break current market staffing trends with price-sensitive strategies solutions.

Our goal is to work in partnership with you, our client, become a trusted advisor and teammate to establish a relationship that provides you and your team with a competitive advantage at both the contract and at the task order levels. NBS' innovative 'Triangle' approach to staffing support provides you, your customer, and your future employee a risk mitigation solution that is second to none.

Role: IT Specialist - TP001
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Location: Lanham,

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