Senior Data Science/Data Engineer

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.Are you looking to apply Data Science and Analytics expertise to make a positive impact on national security? If so, join MITRE in working with the sponsor shoulder-shoulder to correlate, analyze and utilize myriad data types and sources to solve pressing problems for both Warfighter and Intelligence Analysts. MITRE is different than most technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporation charted to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do.Leverage your strong background to develop and apply leading edge data mining, analysis, aggregation, fusion, and visualization techniques to process, analyze, and integrate data (raw, partially processed and refined). Your contributions will facilitate the production and dissemination of actionable intelligence to support critical warfighter operations and intelligence analysts addressing threats to national security. Help develop and implement innovative methodologies that contribute to data-driven all-source analysis, assessment, and decision making. Join a team developing state-of-the-art algorithms to automatically extract information and “meaning” from numerous data sources to address problems of critical National importance. This team is committed to strong collaboration, intellectual rigor, and prototyping operational solutions for our government sponsors. The position requires support from MITRE facilities in the Chantilly or McLean VA areas.On a daily basis you’ll do one or more of the following, as suited to your skills:* Develop and prototype solutions while integrating best practices and lessons learned from across industry and Government. Codify your results for use by analysts and future collaboration efforts.* Leverage the collective wisdom of the government, academia, industry, MITRE, and other FFRDCs to create transformational impact and help advance the field by sharing research, lessons learned, and best practices via publications and professional conferences.* Apply exploratory data science principles (e.g., Principle Component Analysis (PCA), K-Means Clustering, etc) to understand, manipulate and interpret data and using various programs/environments (e.g., R, Python, Matlab, etc) and techniques to identify intrinsic value, pull out previously unseen correlations and visualize data for non-traditional problems.* Work with data owners to extract, transform, integrate, correlate and leverage data across data sets that reflect data engineering principles while addressing analyst use-cases.* Advance the state-of-the-art though cross-cutting initiatives that demonstrate a substantial and sustained record of technical achievement, depth, breadth, rigor and innovation.* Maintain a deep understanding of IC and Tactical sponsor needs and functional domains to identify opportunities and risks for new and existing initiatives.* Build partnerships, encourage sharing, collaboration, and dissemination of knowledge and bring that collective expertise, experiences and diversity of thought to bear to deliver the best solutions.Required Qualifications:* Possess a Top Secret/SCI clearance and have or be willing to obtain a polygraph.* BS Degree in related discipline.* 3 years or more of relevant experience working with mathematics, statistics, data analysis/mining and visualization in customer-facing environment.* Strong problem-solving skills and capable of working with scientists, analysts and technical software developers.* Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communications skills.* Superior engagement and communication skills to be able to work seamlessly across MITRE, government and contractor teams.* Ability to multi-task and work collaboratively.Preferred Qualifications:* Advanced degree in a related discipline.* Experience working with Government departments or agencies is preferred, but experience working on transformational projects in other complex environments may be considered.Minimum Qualifications:* BS and 5 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 clearancesMITRE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 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