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Northrop Grumman Principal/Sr. Principal Data Scientist in Herndon, Virginia

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancement s in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector is looking for a highly motivated Principal/Sr. Data Scientist to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals at one our Herndon, Virginia. The Data Scientist performs AI-related software engineering and development activities using an Agile DevSecOps model.

Job Duties:

  • Designs and implements AI and machine learning approaches and algorithms that can be used to enhance analyst effectiveness using tools and techniques such as Java, Python, R, PySPark, and TensorFlow or similar frameworks

  • Creates hypotheses for and identifies relationships within data that can be leveraged using advanced analytic methods including AI and machine learning

  • Collaborates with other members of the scrum team to create and implement new data labeling and analytic algorithms and visualizations that codify new techniques

  • Develops approaches to cross-correlate data sources and ensure consistency among data-sets and builds mathematical models using the data

  • Works with human factors engineers and Web software developers to create visualization techniques that aid analysts in understanding data

  • Monitors algorithms to measure efficiency and effectiveness and provides recommendations for improvements as needed

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below

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Qualifications:

This requisition may be filled at either a Level 3 (Principal) or Level 4 (Sr. Principal)

Basic Qualifications for a Level 3 (Principal):

  • A Bachelor's degree with 5 years of relevant experience OR a Master's degree with 3 years of relevant experience OR A PhD; An additional 4 years of experience maybe considered in lieu of a degree requirement

  • Experience performing AI-related software engineering and development activities supporting, maintaining, and enhancing applications using agile methodologies

  • Experience with AWS, Java, Python, JSON, Spring, Spring Boot, Docker, JIRA, Git, Junit, RDBMS technology, Elasticsearch and/or SOLR, NoSQL technology (Hadoop and /or EMR, Web UI Javascript frameworks (e.g. JQuery, Angular, React)

  • An Active Top Secret/SCI security clearance (or higher) with the ability to obtain Polygraph once hired

Basic Qualifications for a Level 4 (Sr. Principal):

  • A Bachelor's degree with 9 years of relevant experience OR a Master's degree with 7 years of relevant experience OR A PhD with 4 years of relevant experience; An additional 4 years of experience maybe considered in lieu of a degree requirement

  • Experience performing AI-related software engineering and development activities supporting, maintaining, and enhancing applications using agile methodologies

  • Experience with 2 or more of the following:

  • AWS, Java, Python, JSON, Spring, Spring Boot, Docker, JIRA, Git, Junit, RDBMS technology, Elasticsearch and/or SOLR, NoSQL technology (Hadoop and /or EMR, Web UI Javascript frameworks (e.g. JQuery, Angular, React)

  • An Active Top Secret/SCI security clearance (or higher) with the ability to obtain Polygraph once hired

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

Job Category : Research and Sciences

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