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1642 - Data Scientist

Scott AFB, Illinois
U.S. Citizenship with Secret Clearance eligibility

We are looking for a highly-skilled, dedicated, and motivated professionals to join our team supporting the Joint Distribution Process Analysis Center (JDPAC) at the United States Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM).  

OVERVIEW:

We have openings for junior through Senior Principal Data Scientist to support the core Enterprise Data Sciences (EDS) team in its mission to advance decision-making for the command by applying data science tools and methods to support USTRANSCOM’s ability to project and sustain combat power at a time and place of the Nation’s choosing.  The right candidate will leverage their experience and knowledge to lead statistical and modeling projects covering a wide range of operational and business needs to transform USTRANSCOM into a data-driven enterprise.

This position is located at Scott AFB, IL.

GENERAL DUTIES:

  • Lead projects to support the USTRANSCOM Enterprise Data Sciences (EDS) team
  • Gather requirements, design, develop, deploy, and validate advanced data science algorithms
  • Interpret large amounts of data with advanced approaches using sophisticated analytical and data visualization software or tools to discover patterns in data
  • Provide insight and expertise to the team when developing processes to manage the lifecycle of data science tools
  • Integrate cross-functional and cross-domain solution sets and create/maintain an analytic reuse library to include analytic code, artifact description, implementation documentation, and examples of usage.
  • Package the algorithms into solutions for use by leaders, operators, and analysts.
  • Communicate advanced concepts and information in an understandable manner for audiences of varying levels of competency
  • Apply strong personal skills to lead and nurture project team members
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships to support USTRANSCOM
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of technology trends

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with 5-9 years relevant experience, or Master’s degree with 4-7 years experience, or a Ph.D. with 2-4 years experience
  • Experience with the development and implementation of enterprise-level data science solutions
  • Advanced knowledge in various machine learning methods including classification, regression, neural networks, deep learning, and artificial intelligence.
  • Expert-level skills in Python.
  • Demonstrated strong leadership skills and innovative ideas.
  • Possess a collaborative, team-oriented mindset
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience with one more of the following:  R, SQL, Git, Cognos, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Experience performing DevOps (build, deployment, integration validation, and monitoring)
  • Familiarity with USTRANSCOM processes and systems

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • U.S. citizen and the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance (interim clearance required to commence task work)