Data Scientist Principal Engineer

BGI is looking to fill a dynamic position applying data science in aviation supporting efficient training and operations that saves lives and money. As a Data Scientist Principal Engineer the incumbent will apply algorithms to heterogeneous data in support of decision making processes that establish key infrastructure processes.

Job Responsibilities
Author software to solve data science problems in aviation
Identify trends and anomalies using data science in complex big data analysis
Apply a variety of techniques to analyze heterogeneous data sources
Leverage data aggregation, statistical analysis, and data mining algorithms
Determine efficient data storage and access schemes
Interpret and validate results for decision making processes
Perform key roles in design, development, and implementation
Provide technical leadership to software engineers
Develop new solutions and products through implementation and leadership
Apply level of experience and judgement to support planning and accomplish goals
Develop scope, cost and schedule estimates
Create complete data analysis solutions for end-user needs
Support and educate customers in the field and products
Interface with customers to communicate scope, cost, and schedule

Master’s Required, PhD Desired, in fields of Computer Science, Mathematics or Engineering
Requires a minimum of 8 years of industry experience or a Ph.D. and 6 years of industry experience

Successful track record in leadership role
Experience developing new solutions leveraging multiple technologies
Use and integration of open source technologies
Related technologies/skills
   data science
   visual analytics
   information visualization
   Knowledge and Data Discovery (KDD)
   data mining
   machine learning
   python (python3 preferred)
   Big Data
   graph databases
   Semantic Web (RDF)
   object-oriented design
Experience with JavaScript and web-based tools desired

Special Knowledge and Skills
25% travel expected
Expert in use of Big Data platforms (e.g. Hadoop) and the tools in the ecosystem
Expert in identification of solutions to problems in data science 
Expert in software development for data analysis
Use of data science tools, specifically python and the SciPy stack (e.g. numpy, pandas, matplotlib, jupyter/ipython)
Experience visualizing and effectively communicating results using tools such as D3js and/or Tableau
Knowledge and application of KDD techniques (data mining, machine learning)
Domain knowledge of military aviation highly desired, especially experience related to analytics

Job Details

Location: Akron, OH/Lexington Park MD
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Status Full-Time

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