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Performance Engineering  / Data Scientist

Mitre


Location:
McLean, VA
Date:
02/05/2018
2018-02-052018-03-13
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Job Details

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 dayworking 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.


The Systems Performance Engineering Department is seeking a motivated, creative Data Scientist to apply cutting edge tools and techniques to challenging problems facing the US government. This position offers the opportunity to combine systems Engineering with Data Analytics for an evidence based Systems Engineering approach. You will have the opportunity to learn from seasoned data professionals in a fast paced and dynamic atmosphere. You will have the opportunity to make strategic differences and have real long-term impacts. with the ability to make a difference and impact outcomes with solid analysis.

Our employees are expected to work on multiple projects, cross pollinate good ideas across the government, and continuously learn. We are truly an interdisciplinary department that thrives on having a large toolbox to support data/model driven decision making. We value people who bring a positive outlook and an eagerness to learn new skills.

Our department works to solve problems in the public interest, in partnership with the numerous government branches. We also actively conduct independent research of interest in support and conjunction with government and academia partners.












*Required Qualifications
Significant academic concentration in at least one of the following disciplines:

Statistics
Mathematics
Computer Science
Computer Engineering

Work experience must include:

Demonstrated ability to manipulate large datasets

Experience with analytic tools such as Python, SAS, MATLAB, JavaScript, R, Java

Data Visualization tools such as Tableau, OBIEE, C#, JQuery

Ability to formulate complex algorithms and process to solve complex data problems.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills


Preferred Qualifications


 
preference give to those with active DoD clearance