Principal Data Scientist

Requisition ID: 21004056

  • Category IconCategory: Research and Sciences
  • Location IconLocation: San Diego, California
  • 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, 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 Autonomous Systems Division has an opening for a Principal Data Scientist to join the Prognostics and Health Management Analytics team. This position will be located in Rancho Bernardo, CA.   The selected candidate will be joining a team of creative and motivated individuals who are working on research oriented health management projects. The selected candidate will be expected to balance their time between researching cutting edge analytics, working with a variety of subject matter experts, implementing machine learning, statistical models, producing analytics and advocating the business use cases.   Primary responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
  • Leverage data mining / analysis and machine learning to expand suite of data analysis products aimed at uncovering trends and predictive modeling in large datasets
  • Champion the data science bridge between subject matter engineering experts and business partners
  • Stitch together diverse data sources
  • Create dynamic data visualizations
  • Tell stories that describe insights and analytical findings both to engineers and to business partners

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in a STEM field with at least 5 years of experience; Master's degree and at least  3 years of experience; 0 with a PhD and focus in statistics preferred.
  • Working knowledge in statistics, machine learning, and modeling algorithms.
  • Working knowledge with deep learning models via PyTorch or Tensorflow
  • Working knowledge with using Pandas, Numpy, and scikit-learn libraries
  • Strong data visualizations skills
  • Experience with Python, or other scripting language
  • Experience with SQL, ETL, and databases.
  • Experience collaborating on projects with multiple teams, managing relationships, and communicating findings to audiences.
  • U.S citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain active DoD Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Working knowledge of:
    • Tableau
    • C#/java
  • Working knowledge of Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAVs) and Prognostics Health Management (PHM) data
  • Agile experience
  • Active DoD Top Secret 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 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.