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Data Analytics Engineer, Sr - 29895BR


Shiloh, IL
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Are you interested in solving challenging technical issues of critical national importance and making a direct mission impact? At the St. Louis site, youll apply your data analysis and software development skills to help the customers identify technical implementation options and issues; develop and recommend solutions to large-scale systems and data challenges; develop automated methods for ingesting large datasets into enterprise-scale analytical system; conducting data analysis research and data modeling; and develop prototype data analytics.. The candidate will be expected to work independently, and with analysts, to develop unique analysis workflows.

At MITRE, youll work in a team environment that fosters autonomy, flexibility, collaboration, and a healthy work-life balance. You will also be eligible for generous retirement, education assistance, time off, student loan repayment, and fitness reimbursement programs that reflect MITREs long-term commitment to its employees.

The MITRE Corporation is a not-for-profit company that operates multiple federally funded research and development centers (FFRDCs). We provide innovative, practical solutions for some of our nation's most critical challenges in defense and intelligence, aviation, civil systems, homeland security, the judiciary, healthcare, and cybersecurity. You can find out more at
Key Functions:
The successful candidate will:
- apply a variety of analytical techniques to solve customer challenges to include data mining, statistical models, predictive analytics, optimization, risk analysis, and data visualization.
- build and test prototypes in MITRE or USG labs to demonstrate proofs-of-concept for data analysis capabilities and approaches.
- investigate systems that exhibit intelligence behavior to accomplish tasks that involve capabilities such as perception, learning, navigation, planning, and cooperation.
- assist in independent review and verification of contractor proposed architectures, methods, and designs.
- perform hands-on design, development, test and evaluation, and demonstration of advanced prototype software applications.
- apply state of the art techniques, using multiple programming languages and development environments to drive advances in mission capabilities for customer and internal projects.

Required Qualifications:
The selected candidate should have:
- a Bachelors degree in a technical field
- experience in one or more languages (e.g., Python or Java) and Linux scripting
- knowledge of SOA, IaaS, and Cloud Computing technologies, particularly in the AWS environment.
- passion for emerging technologies and their applications towards solving real-world business problems or creatively advancing business operations.
- strong technical documentation and presentation skills
- proven ability to work effectively in a collaborative, teaming environment.
- ability to solve problems through research.
Preferred Qualifications:
The selected candidate may have:
- a Masters or PhD in computer science, software systems engineering, or a related technical field
- 5 or more years of experience in software systems engineering or a related field
- demonstrated technical leadership experience.
- experience with applied data sciences techniques, including but not limited to, machine learning approaches, data visualization, and statistical modeling.
- solid understanding of the cloud computing SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS concepts.
- interest in cybersecurity, software development and applications, big data and cloud computing.
- working knowledge of Java, Ruby, Python, database applications, SOA implementation, XML, HTML, CSS, web services, commercial and open source tools, and modern operating systems.
- understanding of Big Data tools (e.g., NoSQL DB, Hadoop, Mongo DB, ElasticSearch).
- experience with continuous software integration, test and deployment.
- experience in agile software development paradigm (e.g., Scrum, XP).
Minimum Qualifications:
BS and 3 years related experience.