The MITRE Corporation Lead Computer Scientist, Data Analytics in McLean, Virginia

Lead Computer Scientist, Data Analytics


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MITRE’s Center for Advanced Aviation System (CAASD) has an ongoing commitment to conduct quantitative data analysis using a variety of very large datasets to identify, monitor, and explore operations across multiple modes of transportation. The individual will be involved in the retrieval, processing, fusion, analysis, and visualization of various datasets. In addition, the individual will be developing backend/frontend software and utilizing/integrating various data platforms to support rapid analytics including the development and deployment of data visualization tools.


Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree and 3 years of experience in Computer Science, Data Science, Applied Mathematics/Statistics, Operation Research, or other physical science/engineering fields.

  • Demonstrate an ability to apply advanced principles, theories, and concepts comparable to those obtained with a Master's degree in a relevant field of study

  • Fully responsible for deliverables-including definition, completion, and technical quality, as well as assuring consistency across the responsibility span

  • Object Oriented Programming and scripting in Java and Python

  • Familiarity with Big Data systems/tools, e.g. Hadoop, Spark, Hive, Pig

  • Familiarity with SQL and databases

  • Familiarity with data analysis and visualization in Python, R, or Tableau

  • Familiarity with statistical methods and machine learning concepts

  • Familiarity with pure Linux/Unix environments

  • Familiarity with various data storage formats and file compressions

  • Familiarity with GIT version control and the Atlassian Stack

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's degree or Ph.D. in Computer Science, Data Science, Applied Mathematics/Statistics, Operations Research, or other physical science/engineering fields.

  • Extensive software development in Java and Python

  • Fluency in Hadoop Ecosystem, e.g. MapReduce, Spark, Hive, Pig

  • Fluency in SQL and experience in NoSQL Databases

  • Extensive statistical learning experience (regression, classification, clustering) including time-series analysis

  • Experience in advanced visualizations and analytics

  • Experience in algorithm development on high-performance systems and efficient data structures

  • Experience using a variety of structured and non-structured data, including geospatial, weather, aviation, free-text, and surveillance data

Job SW Eng, Comp Sci & Mathematics

Primary Location United States-Virginia-McLean

This requisition requires a clearance of Suitability - FAA

Travel Yes, 5 % of the Time

Job Posting Jun 26, 2018, 11:00:00 PM

Req ID: 00047371