Associate Data Scientist

The MITRE Corporation
The MITRE Corporation

Job Overview

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.MITRE is seeking an Associate Data Scientist to join our DHS Data Analytics Department. Responsibilities for this role will include the following:* Acquire fundamental understanding of analytical equipment and tools to include open source intelligence (OSINT) platforms* Operate analytical equipment and tools* Perform processing and analysis of collected information* Support the development and application of a technical process approach to a sponsor problem* Present results in an intuitive manner that can be understood by all sponsor audiences, regardless of technical expertise and conduct insightful, actionable analyses* Utilize existing open source social media methodologies to apply specialized tools and capabilities in support of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) national security mission* Creatively apply visualizations to large datasets using tools like Tableau, Power BI, or Qlik* Ability to understand and map data relationships* Work with sponsors, vendors, and partner contractors to gain understanding of sponsor business challenges and evaluate possible technical solutionsBasic Qualifications:* Bachelors degree in a relevant disciplineRequired Qualifications:* Ability to leverage both MITRE and team knowledge effectively* Ability to work with a variety of audiences to include sponsors, vendors, and partner contractors* Experience with databases technologies (e.g., PostgreSQL, Oracle, MySQL, SQL Server, MongoDB, Neo4j)* Experience manipulating datasets with at least one modern programming language or business intelligence platform like Python, SAS, MATLAB, C++, R, Java, SQL, PL/SQL* Strong communications and interpersonal skills* Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, adapted to a variety of audiences and technical understanding* Strong interpersonal communication skills to interact with senior Government staff, technical peers, and MITRE team members* Ability to work in a dynamic fast-paced environmentPreferred Qualifications:* Experience organizing analytic results for further analysis* Ability to find patterns in data and clearly articulate the entire analysis (e.g., methodology, results, assumptions, constraints) using various suites of tools* Experience with databases technologies (e.g., PostgreSQL, Oracle, MySQL, SQL Server, MongoDB, Neo4j)* Experience manipulating datasets with at least one modern programming language or business intelligence platform like Python, SAS, MATLAB, C++, R, Java, SQL, PL/SQL* Creatively apply visualizations to large datasets using tools like Tableau, Power BI, or Qlik* Ability to assess the quality of data or tool against a set of requirements* Ability to prepare comprehensive written reports, presentations, and charts based on research, collection, and analysis of intelligence dataMITRE 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 703-983-8226 or email at [email protected] © 1997-2020, 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.

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