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Raytheon Technologies Data Scientist in Riverdale, Maryland

Raytheon Intelligence and Space (RIS) is looking for Data Scientist on our EPIC program out of Riverdale, Maryland. Remote opportunities is available for these positions.

Life with Raytheon Intelligence and Space

In this role, you will work with an amazing team of engineers to design and develop the Earth Prediction Innovation Center (EPIC), an extramural center that will unite academia, industry and government to help create the most user-friendly and user-accessible comprehensive Earth modeling system. Raytheon Intelligence and Space was chosen by NOAA to lead new center dedicated to advancing U.S. weather forecasting. Click here to learn more Earth Prediction Innovation Center (EPIC) (https://www.noaa.gov/media-release/raytheon-intelligence-and-space-to-lead-new-center-dedicated-to-advancing-us-weather)

What You will Get to Do:

As a Database Scientist, you will play a crucial role in developing the Earth Prediction Innovation Center (EPIC) for NOAA. Database Scientist will work in a dynamic Agile development environment performing installations, configurations, and maintenance of on-premise and cloud infrastructure. EPIC provides acceleration community-developed scientific and technological enhancements into the operational applications for Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP) and improved Research to Operations (R2O).

As a member of the Raytheon EPIC team you will ensure adherence to operational agreements and polices (including response times), compliance to program and NOAA standards and requirements (including Section 508 compliance), leveraging of industry best practices for automation and scalability of assets, and implementation of issue detection and alerts.

As Data Scientist, your duties will include:

  • Analyzing, processing, and modeling metadata then interpreting the results to create actionable plans for EPIC.

  • Defining and implementing machine learning algorithms against the collected data.

  • Gathering and analyzing large sets of structured and unstructured UFS data to determine data organization trends.

  • Providing EPIC community best practices on data structure, based on UFS code and data types, using real-time sessions and screen sharing.

You will Bring These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math or other relevant STEM discipline.

  • Knowledge of data analytics, with recent experience using Machine Learning (ML)/ Artificial Intelligence (AI) for data mining, data visualization, and reporting.

  • Experience solving business problems through undirected research and framing open-ended industry questions.

  • Recent experience extracting huge volumes of structured and unstructured data, using SQL and web scraping/APIs, respectively.

  • Experience with cleansing data to discard irrelevant information and prepare the data for preprocessing and modeling.

  • Experience discovering new algorithms for solving problems and building programs to automate reoccurring tasks.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Good experience in preparing IT technical documents.

  • At least 5 years of related experience.

It Would Be Great if You Also Had:

  • Experience using Cloud-based ML/AI services on data sets from Cloud-based repositories.

  • Recent experience programming / scripting experience in Python, C++, Java, and JavaScript within an Agile development environment.

    What We can Offer You:

  • A company that is committed to fostering mentorship and career development for their team members whether you are just starting out on your career journey or you are an experienced professional.

  • Ability to work with professionals around the country who thrive in a culture that celebrates the contributions of its employees.

  • The ability to continue your career in a challenging and collaborative organization

  • Flexible work hours that will allow you to balance qualify work and your personal life.

  • Benefits: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, wellness, EAP, career development and recognition programs, work/life benefits, paid time off, and holidays. Some of the superior benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

This is a position that requires either a U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.

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