Principal Data Scientist

Requisition ID: 20025071

  • Category IconCategory: Research and Sciences
  • Location IconLocation: Hill AFB, Utah
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

   Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.   
Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Principal Data Scientist This position will be located at Hill AFB, UT and will support the Ground Subsystems Support Contract (GSSC) program.
The successful applicant will:
  • Develop and implement artificial intelligence and machine learning models to solve complex data problems
  • Interpret large amounts of data using advanced visualization techniques and tools
  • Merge and transform big datasets to ensure data integrity and usability
  • Develop a process to maintain quality and performance of statistical models and quickly identify enhancements opportunities
  • Communicate advanced concepts and information in an understandable manner for audiences of varying levels of competency
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of technology trends
  • Properly document code, artifact description, implementation, and use case.
  • Be an eager and fast learner
  • Work on a fast pasted collaborative team in an agile environment

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
  • 401k
  • Educational Assistance
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
  • Paid Time Off
  • Health & Wellness Resources
  • Employee Discounts

This position’s standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum of a Bachelor of Science in Data Science, Computer Science, Physics, Statistics, Mathematics, or related quantitative field
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience with a bachelor’s degree; or 3 years with a Master’s; or 0 years with PhD
  • Demonstrated experience with Programming in Python, R, or Node.js
  • Demonstrated experience manipulating dataframes through SQL, pandas, or tidyverse
  • U.S. Citizenship and the ability to obtain a Secret Security Clearance
  Preferred Qualifications:
  • Active Secret Security Clearance or higher
  • Familiarity with any of the following: Tensorflow, Theano, Keras, PyTorch, NLTK, PyStan, PyMC3, Rstan, ElasticSearch, PyCuda
  • Familiarity with Graph, NoSQL, Hadoop, SMACK, or Neo4J/OWL

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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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.

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