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1789 - Senior Software Engineer

Scott AFB, Illinois
US Citizenship

We are looking for a highly skilled, dedicated, and motivated professional to join our team in supporting the Joint Distribution Process Analysis Center (JDPAC) at the United States Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM).  The position is for a senior-level Software Engineer 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 ideal candidate will leverage their experience and knowledge to lead the operationalization of statistical and modeling projects to transform USTRANSCOM into a data-driven enterprise. This position is located at Scott AFB, IL; some remote/telework, but must be local enough to work on site as needed.


  • Develop and operationalize custom data science tools
  • Assess and improve cloud-based computing infrastructure
  • Monitor the health and use of the system
  • Package the team’s 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 an up-to-date knowledge of technology trends


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with 9 years’ experience, or a Master’s degree with 7 years’ experience, or a PhD with 4 years’ experience
  • Experience with the development, implementation, and integration of enterprise level software/data science solutions
  • Strong programming skills - Python
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and innovation
  • You must possess a collaborative, team-oriented mindset, demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and have excellent oral and written communication skills


  • Experience with Python
  • Experience with AWS
  • Experience with data science/AI
  • Experience performing DevOps (build, deployment, integration validation, and monitoring)
  • Familiarity with USTRANSCOM processes and systems
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance


  • U.S. citizenship required