Data Scientist

Data Scientist

New York, NY 2016-11-08 - –

Sikorsky Sikorsky

Job ID 35433BR Date posted 11/07/2016 City Rochester
State New York
Country United States
This position will be responsible for the analysis of vast quantities of machine data collected from fleets of complex machines such as engines and helicopters. The applicant is expected to collaborate with other data scientists, engineers, software teams, management, and other stakeholders to conduct data wrangling / mining, perform exploratory analysis, use machine learning to build models, generate visualizations, and create & present reports.

The applicant should have a BS or MS in Engineering, Data Science, Computer Science, Mathematics or Statistics , and be comfortable writing code for data analysis (preferably with Python, Scala, R, or Java).

Required skills include:

  • Basic theoretical foundation in statistics and machine learning
  • Good problem solving and organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (i.e. the ability to communicate complex analysis with clarity and precision)
  • Familiarity with standard applied machine learning and data mining techniques
  • Passionate about empirical research and naturally inquisitive
  • Experience in data analysis with Python, Scala, R, and/or Java

Desired skills include:

  • Comfort manipulating and analyzing complex, high-volume, high-dimensionality data from varying sources
  • Background in general engineering fields such as mechanical or electrical engineering
  • Experience with large and/or complex data sets
  • Familiarity with Hadoop / MapReduce, Pig, Hive, and Spark
  • Familiarity with relational databases and SQL
  • Familiarity with AWS
  • Experience with Linux and complex computer networks

Qualifications

  • Basic theoretical foundation in statistics and machine learning
  • Good problem solving and organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (i.e. the ability to communicate complex analysis with clarity and precision)
  • Familiarity with standard applied machine learning and data mining techniques
  • Passionate about empirical research and naturally inquisitive
  • Experience in data analysis with Python, Scala, R, and/or Java

Education BS or MS in Engineering, Data Science, Computer Science, Mathematics or Statistics
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