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Lead AI Data Scientist

Virginia, United States

Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. Thats because MITRE people are committed to tackling our nations toughest challenges-and were committed to the long-term well-being of our employees. 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. Were making a difference every day-working for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world. Our workplace reflects our values. We offer competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth. If this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITRE-and make a difference with us.
A chance to provide active support to our sponsor's vital national security mission and to build MITRE's capabilities in the artificial intelligence and machine learning arenas. This is a technically focused role that in intended to grow to a strategic leadership role crossing multiple sponsor organizations. The selected candidate will have access to multiple datasets and will work with domain experts to develop and implement computational analytics for information discovery. Activities will run the full lifecycle from data preparation through final presentation. This role requires the ability to perform technical evaluation and selection of technologies and alternatives, formulation of computational strategies and hands on implementation with real world datasets. Activities may include in-depth analysis of technology, planning and conducting experiments, prototypes and simulations, producing assessments, and developing strategies for creating repeatable workflows. The role also requires the ability to communicate findings and impacts to a diverse audience, including senior decision makers. This is a strategic leadership role with the successful candidate also advising and working to expand MITRE's internal capabilities and programs in artificial intelligence and machine learning.
Current TS/SCI w/Polygraph
Required Qualifications:
Technical degree with experience in software engineering and prototyping for analytics.
Minimum of 5 years of experience in a technical field, including but not limited to: Computer Science, Data Science, Computational Analytics, Informatics, or Machine Learning.
Experience with Python, R, and Jupyter Notebooks
Strong analytic, inferencing, critical thinking, and creative problem-solving skills.
Self-starter with ability to work alone and as part of a team.
Strong communication skills and ability to explain technical concepts to non-technical and senior decision-makers
Understanding of systems engineering processes including requirements analysis
Current TS/SCI clearance with polygraph
Preferred Qualifications:
Doctorate in computational sciences or related field
Experience with data wrangling for analytics and machine learning
Experience with text analytics
Familiarity with installing and configuring Anacondda, Tensorflow, and Keras
Experience with cloud-based environments and other virtualization technologies
Current TS/SCI clearance with polygraph
Due to the nature of the work and the immediacy of the need, a mandatory requirement is an appropriate, active clearance (TS/SCI with polygraph as accepted by the task sponsor) for the work program.

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