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Sr. Data Analytics Engineer - 00047386


McLean, VA
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Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That's because MITRE people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challengesand we're committed to the long-term well-being of our employees. 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. If this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITREand make a difference with us.

Are you interested in defining capabilities to address technical issues of national importance and making a direct mission impact? In the Defense Intelligence Department, you can apply and expand data analysis and software development skills to recommend solutions to large-scale data challenges.  Join our team to develop automated methods to ingest and analyze large data sets; conduct data analysis and data modeling; and develop prototype capabilities. The candidate will be expected to work independently, and with analysts, to develop new workflows and approaches to answer questions of national significance.

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, government labs, and commercial cloud environments 

  • Perform independent reviews of contractor proposed architectures, designs and products 

  • Perform hands-on design, development, test and evaluation, and demonstration of advanced prototype software capabilities

  • Apply state of the art techniques, using multiple programming languages and development environments and open source code to drive advances in mission capabilities

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree or Masters degree in a technical field (e.g., computer science, statistics, operations research, bioinformatics, economics, computational biology, mathematics, physics, electrical engineering, industrial engineering)

  • Deep experience in one or more languages (Python, Java, JavaScript, C++, R ) and Linux scripting 

  • knowledge of Cloud Computing technologies, particularly in the AWS environment

  • Passion for emerging technologies and 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
Preferred Qualifications:
The selected candidate may have:
  • Masters or PhD in computer science, electrical engineering, software systems engineering, or a related technical field

  • Working knowledge of Java, Ruby, Python, database applications, XML, HTML, CSS, web services, commercial and open source tools, and modern operating systems

  • Demonstrated technical leadership 

  • Experience applying data sciences techniques, to include artificial intelligence, machine learning, statistical modeling and data visualization

  • Experience developing in a cloud environment and/or migrating capability to a commercial cloud 

  • Understanding of Big Data tools (e.g., NoSQL DB, Hadoop, Mongo DB, ElasticSearch)

  • Experience in agile software development paradigm (e.g., Scrum, XP), continuous software integration, test and deployment

Minimum Education/Experience:

BS and 3 years related experience