Aviation Data Scientist and Machine Learning Engineer

Company: The MITRE Corporation
Location: Washington, Washington DC, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 20.JUL.2021


Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That's because MITRE people are committe...


Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That's because MITRE people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challenges-and we're committed to the long-term well-being of our employees. MITRE is different from most technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do. The R centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformation. We're making a difference every day-working for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world. Our workplace reflects our values. We offer competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth. If this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITRE-and make a difference with us.MITRE has an immediate opening for an Aviation Data Scientist with a specialization in machine learning to be part of a dynamic team of professionals working to improve the efficiency of traffic flow management operations in the United States National Airspace System (NAS). We are looking to expand our team with someone with demonstrated technical excellence involving analysis of aviation data and the application of machine learning techniques to solving complex problems.Key Functions: The successful candidate will be part of a team conducting analyses of multiple, integrated sets of aviation, weather, and other related data to identify ways to improve predictive models, identify trends impacting operations, and apply machine learning techniques to solve complex problems.Minimum Qualifications:Typically requires less than 1 year of related experience with a related Bachelor's degree, or equivalent combination of related education and work experience. Degree should be in field of Data Science, Machine Learning, or a related field.Minimum clearance required: None.Target Clearance: FAA Suitability.Preferred Qualifications:Experience using tools such as Java, R, and Python to prepare and analyze time series data.Coding, data modeling, simulation, and data visualization experience (e.g., Tableau).Excellent statistical and mathematical skills.Excellent written and verbal communications skills.Experience with machine learning techniques and algorithm development.Familiarity with machine learning frameworks (like TensorFlow, Keras, or PyTorch) and libraries (like scikit-learn).Knowledge of Hadoop (e.g., Pig, Spark) or another distributed computing system.Past experience working in the aviation domain and with aviation data. Skill is desired, but not required.This requisition requires the following clearance(s):Suitability - FAAMITRE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. MITRE recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender expression, sexual identity, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status.MITRE intends to maintain a website that is fully accessible to all individuals. If you are unable to search or apply for jobs and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of MITRE's employment process, please contact MITRE's Recruiting Help Line at or email at © 1, The MITRE Corporation. All rights reserved. MITRE is a registered trademark of The MITRE Corporation. Material on this site may be copied and distributed with permission only.

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