The MITRE Corporation Lead Data Scientist – Network Analysis and Control in Bedford, Massachusetts
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The Lead Data Scientist must have an entrepreneurial spirit, a willingness to take risks, and a desire to advance the state of the art in networking. This position will require direct application of data science principals, experience with complex communication networks, and an understanding of network-focused data analytics and automation. If this sounds like you, and you have five plus years of professional experience in this area, then put it to work in this senior technical leadership position by joining us in MITRE’s Infrastructure and Networking Technical Center.
Develop data analytics approaches to predict network behaviors or detect behavioral anomalies in the environment
Design data analytic systems to support network automation and network security initiatives and projects for multiple government agencies and sponsors
Offer technical leadership in the area of data science to government sponsors and internally within the department
Work in cross-discipline teams serving as the subject matter expert in the area of data analytics and data science
Lead innovation and research activities including internal R&D efforts
Serve as a subject matter expert and trusted advisor to government sponsors
BS and 8 years related experience
Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or applicants who are eligible for security clearances
Possess an active Secret level security clearance
BS in Computer Science, Mathematics, or a similar field with at least five years of experience in relevant positions
Hands-on software development skills (Python, Scala, Java)
Experience working with Big Data tools (e.g. Spark, Hadoop, Elasticsearch, Kafka)
Prior experience working with databases (e.g., PostgreSQL, Oracle, MySQL, MongoDB, Neo4j)
Experience conducting original research using data science techniques, including machine learning, statistical modeling, and data visualization
Working knowledge of data science workflow from data wrangling and cleaning to exploratory analysis all the way through to reporting and visualization
Working knowledge of various machine learning paradigms (deep learning, reinforcement learning, neural networks, etc.) with an understanding of mathematical underpinnings of various models
Experience performing data analytics in cloud environments, particularly AWS
Understanding of traditional IP networking (including architecture, protocol design and analysis)
Demonstrated ability to take risk and achieve significant work program or organizational outcomes
Excellent written and verbal communications skills
Ability to obtain and maintain a Top-Secret and above level security clearance
Advanced degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or related field, with a focus on machine learning
Experience developing prototype data science applications and deploying at-scale against Big Data
Familiarity with programmable control plane (e.g. SDN) and data plane technologies (e.g. P4)
Exposure to operational technology (OT) networks and relevant protocols commonly leveraged in these environments (e.g. DNP3, MODBUS)
Understanding of the applicability of machine learning models to network and distributed systems
Proven track record of proposing and leading R&D initiatives and successfully transitioning to operational environment
This requisition requires the following clearance(s):
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