Engineer Associate - Data Scientist - AI/ML Technology with Security Clearance

BAE Systems
Fairborn, Ohio
Apr 19, 2024
May 01, 2024
Position Type
Engineer, Scientist, Data
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate

As a Data Scientist in our dynamic team, your main focus will involve supporting the STRONG Lab, the exercise-science research branch of the Human Performance Wing/Airman Systems Directorate at AFRL. Your tasks will include participating in projects grounded in exercise science, fostering collaboration with various disciplines and partners, such as government labs, academia, industry, and military operators. Your role as a Data Scientist will involve actively contributing to research efforts through the application of statistical analyses. This contribution aims to develop innovative and efficient solutions, aligning with the U.S. Air Force's objective of optimizing performance-influencing systems within operation units. Join us in driving forward pioneering research at the intersection of exercise science and multidisciplinary cooperation. This position is Hybrid Remote supporting Wright Patterson AFB. The Engineering, Science and Analysis (ESA) Strategic Capabilities Unit comprises the technical talent and organizational leadership that enables the successful delivery of high-impact discriminating technologies for our customers' missions. Our collaborative, cross-functional teams are committed to innovation, integrity, continual learning and strong execution. What You'll Do: Conduct ad-hoc statistical analysis to create custom visualizations and dashboards.
Design and implement visualizations to interpret large datasets for various end-users.
Interface directly with government customer and other DoD collaborators.
Work as part of an interdisciplinary team.
Collaborate with customers, co-workers, real-world operators of systems, and experimental subjects.
Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Capabilities Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
Perform other duties as necessary. On-Site Work Environment: This position requires regular in-person engagement by working on-site three or more days each normally scheduled week in the primary work location. Travel and local commute between company campuses and other possible non-company locations may be required. Working Conditions: Work is performed at the customer site.
Work is performed in an office, laboratory, production floor, or cleanroom, outdoors or remote research environment.
May occasionally work in production work centers where use of protective equipment and gear is required.
May access other facilities in various weather conditions.
Travel may be required (up to 20%). Required Education, Experience, & Skills BS degree or higher in Engineering or a related technical field is required.
Each higher-level related degree, i.e., Master's Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of related experience. Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.
Ability to interpret, modify, and create scripts using Python and/or R.
Experience data manipulation and cleaning.
Coursework in one or more: Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Machine Learning.
Ability to manage multiple priorities, meet deadlines, and follow through on work assignments.
Good communication and writing skills.
Ability to interface with government customers.
Solid organizational skills and attention to detail.
Ability to problem-solve.
A security clearance or access with Polygraph is not required to be eligible for this position. However, the applicant must be willing and eligible for submission, depending on program requirements, after an offer is accepted and must be able to maintain the applicable clearance/access. Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills A current, active security clearance.
BS degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or related field. Pay Information
Full-Time Salary Range: $75500 - $93750 Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience. Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics. About BAE Systems Space & Mission Systems BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.
Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, Space & Mission Systems is a leading provider of national defense and civil space applications, advanced remote sensing, scientific and tactical systems for the U.S. Intelligence, Department of Defense and scientific communities. We continually pioneer ways to innovate spacecraft, mission payloads, optical systems, and other defense and civil capabilities. Powered by endlessly curious people with an unwavering mission focus, we continually discover ways to enable our customers to perform beyond expectation and protect what matters most.