Data Scientist , Sr Analytics Research

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McLean, Virginia

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Fri, 16 Apr 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That’s because MITRE people are committed to tackling our nation’s toughest challenges and we’re committed to the long-term well-being of our employees. MITRE is different from most technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do. The R&D centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformation. We’re making a difference every day working for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world. Our workplace reflects our values. We offer competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth. If this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITRE and make a difference with us. Join the Data Analytics team, where you will bring your machine learning, advanced analytics, and applied research skills to bear on solving problems of critical national importance. MITRE s diverse work program provides opportunities to apply your expertise and creative thinking in challenging domains such as healthcare, transportation, and national security. Employees may also participate in MITRE s internal research and development program, which provides funding for innovative applied research that addresses our sponsors hardest problems. The successful candidate for this position is an experienced data scientist who combines a solid theoretical and technical background with the ability to formulate problems, develop and evaluate solutions, and communicate results. Experience with advanced analytic techniques and methods (e.g., supervised and unsupervised machine learning, deep learning, data visualization) as well as hands-on software development skills are a must. Our organization values innovation and lifelong learning and believes that in today s fast-paced technological environment keeping up with the latest research and technologies is an essential part of working in this field. Responsibilities include: * Apply a variety of analytical techniques to tackle customer challenges to include data mining, statistical models, predictive analytics, optimization, natural language processing, risk analysis, and data visualization * Follow analytic development life cycle and agile practices * Contribute to development, test and evaluation, and demonstration of advanced analytic capabilities * Build and test prototypes in MITRE, government labs, and commercial cloud environments * Apply state of the art techniques, using multiple programming languages and development environments and open-source code to drive advances in mission capabilities Basic Qualifications: * Bachelor’s Degree in Data Science, Computer Science or related field * Must be a U.S. citizen with ability to possess and maintain DoD clearance * At least 5+ years of applicable experience Required Qualifications: * Hands on proficiency using data science techniques, including machine learning, deep learning, statistical modeling, and data visualization. * Passion for working with data and solving real-world business problems * Hands-on software development skills (Python, R, C++/C, Java, Javascript) * Demonstrated proficiency in verbal, written, presentation, and communications skills. * Proven ability to work effectively in a collaborative teaming environment Preferred Qualifications: * Preference given to qualified candidates with active US Government clearance * Advanced degree in Data Science, Computer Science or related field. * Working familiarity with big data tools (e.g. NoSQL, Spark, Hadoop, ElasticSearch) * Knowledge of Cloud Computing technologies, particularly in the AWS environment. This requisition requires the following clearance(s): Secret MITRE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. MITRE recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender expression, sexual identity, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status. MITRE intends to maintain a website that is fully accessible to all individuals. If you are unable to search or apply for jobs and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of MITRE s employment process, please contact MITRE s Recruiting Help Line at or email at . Copyright 1997-2021, The MITRE Corporation. All rights reserved. MITRE is a registered trademark of The MITRE Corporation. Material on this site may be copied and distributed with permission only.