Principal Data Scientist

Requisition ID: 21012970

  • Category IconCategory: Research and Sciences
  • Location IconLocation: Redondo Beach, California
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes –May Consider Occasional/Part Time Teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career. Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems seeks a Data Analyst to join our Digital Strategy and Analytics team in Redondo Beach, CA.  In this role, you will share in the ownership of the technical vision and direction for advanced analytics systems that change the way we see and use data. We are looking for people who are self-motivated, hardworking, and have demonstrated the ability to find innovative solutions to complex technical problems. Job Responsibilities: • Support the design, develop, and maintain a scalable Data Analytics System • Interpret data and analyze results using statistical methods and techniques • Develop data analyses and collection systems that optimize efficiency and quality • Data preparation/cleansing • Identify and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets • Create data visualizations using Tableau and other BI tools • Engage customers to define projects and deliver functioning solutions

Basic Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) field with 5+ years of experience working with data analytics techniques and frameworks, 3 years with a Masters, 0 years with a PHD
  • Experience with data science languages such as R or Python
• Experience with data visualization tools such as Tableau • Familiarity with Microsoft SQL Server • Familiarity with data preparation/cleansing • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail Preferred Qualifications:   • Proficiency with data analysis and dashboard creation using Tableau, inclusive of certification • Experience with queries, report writing, and presenting findings to program leadership customers • Experience working in an Agile environment • Active, in-scope, DoD Secret security clearance
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 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.


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We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.