Operational Data Scientist

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Company :
Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

Location :
Laurel, Washington

Expiry Date :
Fri, 26 Mar 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Operational Data Scientist Are you a creative thinker passionate about solving difficult engineering problems related to our greatest national security challenges? Are you interested in contributing to groundbreaking innovations for missile defense applications? Do you find analyzing and understanding complex dynamic systems exciting and challenging? If so, we’re looking for someone like you to join our team at APL! We are seeking a creative and motivated person to help us solve complex problems for the Navy and the Missile Defense Agency (MDA). You will be a member of a high-impact analysis team, joining engineers, analysts, and operational experts. With our team, you will contribute to the advancement of analytical capabilities to provide answers and guidance to our sponsors. We are passionate about applying state-of-the-art know-how to challenging problems and are committed to delivering quality products to our sponsors. Our team strives to foster a creative, friendly, collegial environment that values inclusion, camaraderie, and hard work while maintaining a sense of humor. You will join a diverse group of 40+ hardworking engineers and scientists that organizes many opportunities to socialize over coffee breaks, happy hours, potlucks, and holiday gatherings. As an operational data scientist. Your primary responsibility will be to create, maintain, and improve automated analytical software tools to enable rapid analysis of data from complex operational systems You will lead high impact studies through collaborations with analysts, modelers, system experts, as well as those external to APL: warfighters, sponsors, national laboratories, and defense contractors You may perform analysis during test events at remote test locations, including ships at sea and possible foreign travel You meet our minimum qualifications for this job if you. Hold a BS degree in computer engineering, statistics, applied math, engineering, physics, or a related discipline Have at least 3 years of experience in data cleaning and automating iterative processes Are highly skilled in drawing insights from data and creating informative data visualizations Are willing and able to support occasional travel to test events Are able to obtain an Interim Secret level security clearance by your start date and can ultimately obtain a Secret, level clearance. If selected, you will be subject to a government security clearance investigation and must meet the requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship. You’ll go above and beyond our minimum requirements if you. Hold an advanced degree in computer engineering, statistics, applied math, engineering, physics, or a related discipline Have experience with data mining, statistical analysis and machine learning Have experience managing large data sets. Have a background in combat systems, radar, electronic warfare, tactical networks, and/or missile integration Currently hold a Secret clearance (or above) Why work at APL? The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) brings world-class expertise to our nation’s most critical defense, security, space and science challenges. While we are dedicated to solving complex challenges and pioneering new technologies, what makes us truly outstanding is our culture. We offer a vibrant, welcoming atmosphere where you can bring your authentic self to work, continue to grow, and build strong connections with inspiring teammates. At APL, we celebrate our differences and encourage creativity and bold, new ideas. Our employees enjoy generous benefits, including a robust education assistance program, unparalleled retirement contributions, and a healthy work/life balance. APL’s campus is located in the Baltimore-Washington metro area. Learn more about our career opportunities at *United States-*Maryland-*Laurel