Aviation FOQA Data Scientist Sr.
The MITRE Corporation in Mc Lean, VA
- Industry: Information Technology - Data Architect/Analyst/Administrator
- Type: Full Time
- Compensation: $109,830.00 - 162,060.00 / Year*
MITREis a trusted operator of federally funded research and development centers andwe're on a mission to make the world a safer place-for all of humanity, today and in the future. Todeliver on our mission, we need the world s best talent andleaders-groundbreakers and partnership-builders on a global scale in areas likehealthcare, artificial intelligence, critical infrastructure resiliency, pandemic management, and cybersecurity.In return, we have theprivilege of backing you with thousands of technical experts in diverse fields, a culture of innovation and knowledge sharing, access todata and resources uniquely available to MITRE through our wide-rangingpartnerships across government, industry and academia.MITRE performs leading-edge research anddevelopment toward transformational solutions to our world s most challengingproblems. Our Center for Advanced Aviation Systems Development is a Federally-FundedResearch and Development Center (FFRDC) established to serve as strategicpartners to the federal government and various aviation groups around theworld. Our engineers, analysts, technical and operational experts team to solveproblems in the public interest that improve the safety and efficiency of theairspace system in the U.S. and abroad. The Aviation Safety & Analysis department hasan immediate opening for an Aviation Data Scientist to be part of a dynamicteam of professionals working to improve the safety of the United States (US)National Airspace System (NAS) working closely with both US and InternationalAirlines. We are looking to expand our team with someone with demonstratedtechnical experience involving analysis of digital flight data for aviationsafety plus excellent written and verbal communication skills. The candidate will be responsible for: Conductinganalyses of multiple integrated databases of Flight Operational QualityAssurance (FOQA) data and other aviation and weather data to identify potentialfactors that may lead to aviation accidents or incidents.Conductingdaily work flow and monitoring processes for the FOQA program.Identifyinganomalous characteristics of aviation safety risks and creating monitoring toolsto assess trends.Developingand applying analytical models to aviation data to identify trends and assessknown risks.Developingtechniques that make use of both digital flight data, text-based safetyreporting, and a variety of other aviation data sets both in a silo and in afused environment to identify potential safety vulnerabilities.Developingtools for a team of data scientists to improve awareness of data quality issuespertinent to a variety of safety analyses BasicQualifications:Bachelor s Degree in ComputerScience, Data Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Aerospace Engineering,or related fields3 or more years relatedjob experiencePrevious job experience developingnew events or measures as part of a FOQA program Experience working withdata mining tools such as Tableau, Business Objects, Access, etc.Experience performingdata analysis and building various related reports Experience usingstatistical modeling to enhance/support data analysis Proven ability to workindependently to learn new technologies, techniques, and processesStrong analytic, inferencing,critical thinking, and creative problem-solving skillsSelf-starter withability to work both independently and with a teamStrong communicationskills and ability to explain technical concepts to non-technical and seniordecision-makersPreferredQualifications:Master's degree inrelated fieldObject-oriented programmingknowledge/experience (e.g. Python, Java, R)Knowledge ofaeronautical theory and aviation operations as applied to commercial aircraftPrivatepilot license or higherExperience witha commercial aviation carrierExperiencevisualizing multi-dimensional data using tools (Tableau, D3).Knowledgeof big data processing capabilities (e.g. Hadoop, Pig, Spark, SQL)Priorexperience working with databases (e.g. Oracle, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server)Experiencewith REST APIs to retrieve data
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