Data Science Engineer

Company: General Dynamics Mission Systems, Inc
Location: Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 22.AUG.2021


Basic Qualifications : Bachelor of Science in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) related field, plus a minimum of 2 year...


Basic Qualifications :
Bachelor of Science in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) related field, plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree. Agile experience preferred.


Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Responsibilities for this Position:
Put your engineering talent to the ultimate test. At General Dynamics Mission Systems, we create the technologies, products and services that help our service members, intelligence analysts and first responders keep our nation safe. The work we do is so advanced, our teams often redefine what's possible for the world. If you want to be a leader with the company that delivers smart solutions for our nation's challenges, this is your opportunity.

We apply advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, AR/VR, Cloud Native and Quantum Physics to solve our customers' missions in cyber, RF, undersea, interstellar and everything in between.

As a Data Science Engineer, you'll analyze, design and implement solutions based off of a variety of data sets. You'll apply your extensive technical expertise to provide specific, detailed information for hardware and software selection, implementation techniques, and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs, including present and future capacity requirements. This is your chance to not just work with the best technologies, but actually help create them. Think you're up to the task?

What you'll experience:

Technologies that aren't just top-notch, they're often top-secret

A team of bold thinkers committed to exploring what's next

Opportunities to gain new knowledge - as it's discovered

What you bring to the table:

Bachelor of Science in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) related field, plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree. Agile experience preferred

Technical expertise in all areas of data science including data mining, analysis, modeling, predicting, and presenting.

Subject Matter Expert (SME) in at least one discipline/field with a working knowledge in multiple adjacent disciplines/fields

Represent organization as prime technical contact on contracts and projects

What sets you apart:

Strong ability to develop solutions to highly complex problems that require significant ingenuity, innovation and creativity

Ability to contribute to the team's success

Self-starter, team player, driven for results

Duties and Tasks:

Designs and implements processes, experiments and prototyping solutions associated with a variety of data sets used for data mining, analysis, modeling, predicting, and presenting

Participates in the creation of various machine learning tools and processes to discover information hidden in vast amounts of data delivering better insights into data patterns through algorithms, dashboards, and queries

Uses advanced statistical and reporting methods to develop solutions associated with large data sets

Finds meaningful insight from large data and metadata sources; interprets and communicates insights and findings from analysis and experiments

Applies the engineering principles and techniques of computer science and statistics to develop data driven, evidence based, cross validated solutions to assigned projects

Collaborates with project leaders and other professionals to define data associated requirements

Interacts with product and service teams to identify questions and issues for data analysis and experiments

Receives general instructions and guidance from immediate supervisor

Contributes and accountable for the completion of assigned projects and tasks

May provide work direction to other employees as technical lead. Participates in internal reviews

Travel may be required

Security clearance may be required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Professional experience with data integration, data visualization, big data and programming skills, possessing a demonstrated understanding of artificial intelligence or machine learning with the ability to apply these skills under real world conditions

Very solid knowledge of either data mining tools, statistical pattern recognition, machine learning algorithms, predictive modeling, and scripting

Demonstrates proficient judgement in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining analytical solutions

Capable of working on problems of diverse scope requiring extensive analysis of data and its evaluation

Experience working with and creating data architectures for distributed data

Experience with programming and scripting languages

Experience querying databases and using computer tools and programs

Experience using statistical computer languages to manipulate data and draw insights from large data sets

Background in data mining or statistical analysis or pattern recognition or predictive modeling skills

Able to understand various data structures and common methods in data transformation

Solid written and verbal communications skills

The successful candidate will have knowledge in the following areas:

Machine learning and Artificial Intelligence

Python Coding

MATLAB modeling and simulation

Although this position is for a Data Science Engineer, an engineer with a multi-disciplined background (including systems engineering, knowledge or RF, knowledge of antenna design, and testing) would be a strong plus.

Company Overview:
General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 12,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran

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