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The MITRE Corporation Data Scientist - must be software savvy in Bedford, Massachusetts

Data Scientist - must be software savvy


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&D 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.

Join the Data Analytics team where you will provide software development, algorithm development, and data analytics (to include big data analytics, data mining, and data science) to enable data-driven decisions and insights.

Experience with analytic techniques and methods (e.g., supervised and unsupervised machine learning, link analysis, and text mining) as well as software languages is a must.

Software languages and big data technologies needed include: Java, Python, R, C#, C, SAS, analytic engines, Hadoop, parallelized analytic algorithms, and NoSQL and massively parallel processing databases.

T he successful candidate will have the ability to formulate problems, prototype solutions, and to analyze results.

  • Formulate data analytic problems

  • Get and cleanse data

  • Employ analytic methods and techniques

  • Develop analytic algorithms

  • Analyze data


Required Qualifications

Must be a US citizen able to obtain and maintain a DoD clearance

Completed BS degree in Computer Science, Data Science, or similar technical degree. New grads must have strong academic record of 3.0 GPA.

Experience will include:

  • Hands-on software development skills (Java, R, C , C#, python, JavaScript) with analytic applications and technologies.

  • Capture and cleansing data raw data, data storage and retrieval (relational and NoSQL), data analytics and visualization, and cloud-based technologies.

  • Proficiency with the Map Reduce programming model and technologies such as Hadoop, Hive, and Pig is a plus.


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  • Preference given to candidates with active clearances.

Job SW Eng, Comp Sci & Mathematics

Primary Location United States-Virginia-McLean

Other Locations United States-Massachusetts-Bedford

This requisition requires a clearance of Secret

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Job Posting Jun 4, 2019, 3:04:24 PM

Req ID: 00053614

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