Cleared 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.As an experienced Data Scientist, you might be wondering what makes MITRE different than other government contractors and consulting firms. Many of our recent hires answered YES to at least one of the questions below:* Do you want to partner with Defense Intelligence professionals to solve problems?* Are you interested in developing, automating and improving capabilities to address technical issues of national importance and making a direct mission impact?* Are you interested in contributing to technical projects that you can feel passionate about?* Are you interested in working for a company where a 40-hour week is the norm and not the exception?* Do you want exceptional benefits, including tuition reimbursement for coursework towards an advance degree in a technical discipline?In the Defense Intelligence Department, you can apply and expand software development and data skills to recommend solutions to large-scale data challenges. Join our team to develop automated methods to ingest and analyze large datasets; conduct data analysis and data modeling; and develop prototype capabilities. The candidate will be expected to work independently, with Analysts, and with Data Scientists to develop new workflows and approaches to answer questions of national significance. Our department works to identify and bring solutions to the Defense Intelligence Community and work in the public interest. We also actively conduct independent research in areas that further the knowledge of our government partners.To be successful you will:* Be passionate about applying data analytics to real world problems.* Have an innate curiosity and interest in developing research questions and testing hypotheses with open ended tasking.* Work with Defense Intelligence government sponsors to gain understanding of their challenges, evaluate possible solutions and conduct insightful, actionable analyses.* Support the development and application of a variety of analytical models to sponsor challenges, with a willingness to adapt and learn.* Present results in an intuitive, actionable manner that can be understood by all sponsor audiences, regardless of technical expertise.* Provide relevant day-to-day tasking for one or more junior staff.* Lead projects throughout their life cycle, including conceptualization, requirements definition, data procurement, development, integration, and socializationMinimum Qualifications :* BS and 8 years related experience* Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or applicants who are eligible for security clearances.Required Qualifications:* Prior experience working with the Department of Defense and/or Intelligence Community.* Significant academic background in a quantitative field such as Computer Science, Engineering, Operations Research, Mathematics, or Statistics.* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.* Demonstrated ability to manipulate large datasets and perform calculations with at least two modern programming language like Python (scikit-learn, pandas, tensorflow), C++, R, or Java or a business intelligence platform like Tableau.* Ability to apply, modify and formulate algorithms and processes to solve challenging problems.* Familiarity with AWS tools.* Demonstrated experience leading customer facing engagements emphasizing data analytics.* Possess and maintain an Active TS/SCI level security clearance with the ability to successfully obtain a CI Poly level clearance.Preferred Qualifications:* Prior experience working with databases (e.g., PostgreSQL, Oracle, MySQL, MongoDB, Neo4j).Experience visualizing multi-dimensional data using tools like Tableau, ggplot2, Plotly, matplotlib, seaborn, or D3.js.* Experience leading or conducting research.* Experience designing data science tasking and/or leading a team of data scientists.* Experience applying various machine learning approaches (e.g., random forest, neural networks, support vector machines).* Experience using version control (e.g., Git, Mercurial, SVN) to support collaborative development.* Prior experience developing interactive data visualizations using open source web technologies (Angular, Vue, React, D3.js) or other frameworks (Shiny, Jupyter Notebooks).* Prior experience developing data-intensive full stack web applications using Node.js, Flask, Django, or other technologies.MITRE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 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