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Data Scientist (level 2/3)

Requisition ID: R10076882

  • Category IconCategory: Research and Sciences
  • Location Icon Location: Commerce, CA, USA   |  Goleta, CA, USA  |  Oxnard, CA, USA  |  San Diego, CA, USA +3 more
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

The Payload and Ground Systems organization within the Northrop Grumman Space Systems pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission.

 

Northrop Grumman’s Space Components is seeking a Data Scientist for our Operations organization. This position can be performed as a hybrid telecommuter and be located at one of our Space Components locations in Southern California (San Diego, Commerce, Oxnard, or Goleta).  You will be leading an exciting, cutting-edge data analytics program enabling data analytics at Northrop Grumman. 

 

We are seeking a highly motivated individual, with an eagerness to learn, and a passion for data analysis/mining, reporting and programming. The selected candidate should have a willingness to explore new technologies independently and develop them in a team environment. 

 

Roles and Responsibilities: 

  • Support the manufacturing operations team by recommending/developing/re-engineering visibility reports or tools to translate information into graphs and charts 

  • Possess analytical and problem-solving skills necessary for quickly developing recommendations based on quantitative and qualitative data from many different types of sources 

  • Decompose user requirements into logical functions/components 

  • Design, develop, and maintain the front-end web applications of a scalable analytics system 

  • Utilize various toolsets for data mining/data analysis 

  • Explore/Develop new technologies or approaches to data mining and interpretation 

  • Create ad hoc metrics and reports based on unique business needs 

  • Work closely with customer to develop and implement data related architectures, designs, and solutions  

  • Drive the collection of new data and the refinement of existing data sources  

  • Have solid understanding of data warehouse development and optimization techniques  

  • Identify patterns and higher-level information from all the data sources through use of tools and application programming 

  • Understand the general problem space and is confident in explaining the different insights generated from the data 

 

This requisition may be filled as a Level 2 or a Level 3 with the qualifications below. 

 

Basic Qualifications for the Level 2 (Data Scientist): 

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in a STEM area (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) and 2 years of relevant experience (0 year with Master’s degree) 

  • Experience in data science, information systems, data management or web programming 

  • Must be able to obtain a U.S. government security clearance (U.S. citizenship is a pre-requisite) 

  • Must be proficient in MS Office suite – Excel, SharePoint, Teams, Outlook, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Visio

  • Experience using a data analytics visualization software package (e.g., Tableau, Power BI, Looker, Lumira)

 

Basic Qualifications for the Level 3 (Principal Data Scientist): 

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in a STEM area (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) and 5 years of relevant experience (3 years with Master’s degree) 

  • Experience in data science, information systems, data management or web programming 

  • Must be able to obtain a U.S. government security clearance (U.S. citizenship is a pre-requisite) 

  • Must be proficient in MS Office suite – Excel, SharePoint, Teams, Outlook, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Visio 

  • Experience using a data analytics visualization software package (e.g., Tableau, Power BI, Looker, Lumira).

 

Preferred Qualifications for both levels:

  • Experience in or knowledge of a manufacturing environment

  • Experience with database technologies (e.g., SQL, Oracle)

  • Experience with object-oriented languages (e.g., JAVA, VBA, Python, SQL, R, C+)

  • Experience with AGILE project management software (e.g., Atlassian Experience with data transportation formats (e.g., JSON, XML)

  • Experience using a version control system for code management (e.g., Git, SVN).

  • Experience with modern web development stack (e.g., ASP.NET, MVC, JS Frameworks, CSS, HTML)

This position reports to Commerce, CA, USA, however, you are able to work from any of the additional 3 locations listed above.


Salary Range: $90,600 USD - $136,000 USD
Salary Range 2: $111,600 USD - $167,400 USD

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.



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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.