GBSD- Staff Data Scientist

Requisition ID: 20029007

  • Category IconCategory: Research and Sciences
  • Location IconLocation: Huntsville
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Top Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25 % 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 Staff Data Scientist. This position will be located in Huntsville, Alabama and will be part of the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program (Minuteman III ICBM replacement) development contract. Learn more about the GBSD program here. 

Northrop Grumman supports the Air Force’s sustainment, development, production and deployment of hardware and system modifications for Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Ground and Airborne Launch Control Systems, Launch Facilities and associated infrastructure.

The Operational Command and Control (OC2) Staff Data Scientist will create data mining architectures/models/protocols, statistical reporting, and data analysis methodologies to identify trends in large data sets.    

The Data Scientist will be subject matter expert in technical knowledge, to create data analysis methodologies, data mining, and data presentation methods; including data architecture models, data classifications, Extract, Transport, and Load (ETL) recommendations.  

The Data Scientist will also prescribe and create data architecture definitions from design to deployment, serve as a liaison, spoke person, and data expert for all OC2 subsystems.

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 positions 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.




 You'll Bring These Qualifications: 
  • Masters or PHD with emphasis in Data Analytics or STEM
  • 12 Years of related experience with a Masters degree; 9 Years with PhD.
  • Data Analytics and Data Mining experience within last 5 years.
  • Strong statistical and data visualization skills.
  • US Citizenship with an Active TS/SCI Clearance (awarded within the past 6 years)
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have: 
  • PHD with emphasis in Data Analytics/Science Dissertation
  • Data Analytics and Data Mining experience within last 2 years
  • Requires strong statistical and data visualization demonstrated work within last 2 years

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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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.

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