The MITRE Corporation Sr. Computer Scientist, Data Analytics in McLean, Virginia
Sr. 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.
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
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 Nov 19, 2017, 12:00:00 AM
Req ID: 00047371