Data Scientist - Research and Development

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Algorithms, Analysis, Database, Development, Excel, Hadoop, HTTP, Mathematical, Modeling, Modeling Software, Networks, PowerPoint, Programming, Python, Research, SAS, SQL, SQL Server
Full Time
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Job Description

Northrop Grumman Technology Services sector is seeking a Data Scientist to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. The qualified applicant will become part of System Modernization and Services Division's Technology & Engineering organization, in support of Internal Research and Development activities.


Roles and Responsibilities:

* As a member of the technical staff, the Data Scientist will be integral to the leadership and development of Big Data solutions. The dynamic and small team environment is great for an independent and flexible self-starter with strong written and verbal skills.

* Work across functions and with multi-disciplinary teams, stakeholders and users to identify, understand and clearly define business strategy, objectives, processes, challenges and problems.

* Identify data needs and proper methods for data gathering, integration and preparation, data quality and data governance.

* Perform exploratory and targeted data analyses, generate and test working hypotheses, prepare, mine and analyze structured, semi-structured and unstructured data and identify patterns/trends and insight using basic and advanced statistical algorithms, modeling and visualization tools, programming languages and analytical techniques such as regression analysis and grouping methods.

* Design and develop new, scalable systems, tools, dashboards and visualizations to enable users to consume and understand data faster and more effectively.

* Deliver and communicate status and results to sponsors, customers, stakeholders and users at all levels of the organization through reports, presentations and other means.

* Collaborate with, mentor and coach other analytics professionals to continuously build a broader and deeper data science and analytics capability.


Basic Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree with 5+ years relevant analytics experience or 3+ years with a Master's degree.

* Proficiency in analytical modeling software/tools such as Stata, SPSS, SAS and statistical programming languages such as R or Python.

* Thorough understanding of database structures and query tools such as SQL, MS Access, MS Access Web Services and MS SQL Server.

* Proficiency in identifying, integrating and preparing disparate data sets of varying types (both structured and unstructured), sizes and structures.

* Strong analytical, quantitative reasoning, mathematical and problem-solving skills.

* Proficient in other Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Understanding of big data frameworks such as Hadoop and Spark.

* Experience with predictive maintenance is desirable.

* Past experience with predictive modeling algorithms such as Support Vector Machines, Logistic Regression, PCA and Neural Networks.

* Past health experience is a plus. Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Shift: 1st Shift
Relocation Assistance: Yes
US Citizenship Required for this Position: No relocation assistance available
Business Sector: United States-Virginia-McLean
Clearance: None 

Shift: 1st Shift
Relocation Assistance: Yes
US Citizenship Required for this Position: No relocation assistance available
Business Sector: United States-Virginia-McLean
Clearance: None
Clearance: None

Company Information

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in unmanned systems, cyber, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide. We hold ourselves to a higher standard, both in the products we deliver and in the way we conduct ourselves throughout the entire customer experience. Because, after all, we are in the business of securing a great deal more than just our place in the market. Our mission is to be at the forefront of technology and innovation, delivering superior capability in tandem with maximized cost efficiencies. The security solutions we provide help secure freedoms for our nation as well as those of our allies. Squarely meeting our obligations, fiscally and technologically, isn't just a business goal, but a moral imperative. To that end, as we evolve as a company, the responsibility we feel for our country and the citizens and troops we help support grows with us.
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