Senior Data Scientist

Northrop Grumman Corporation is looking for a Senior Data Scientist to be the Principal Investigator for a new research effort.

The Senior Data Scientist will be a part of the greater research team that conducts a variety of studies and program evaluation efforts for the U.S. military, conducting high-quality research with practical real-world implications. The research team works primarily within a data environment that houses a wealth of administrative, personnel, survey, and medical data (i.e., œbig data?) on extremely large populations.

Projects generally focus on resilience, health, and readiness among military service members, and include population-based studies, machine learning projects, measurement analysis, and pilot program evaluations.

Candidatesshould have at least 9 years experience with PhD (12years experience with Master™s Degree) in Epidemiology, Statistics, Biostatistics,Applied Mathematics, Operations Research or other relevant field. Ideal candidates will have advanced analytical skills, with demonstrated experience leading data science efforts. Candidates must be able to work autonomously and enjoy collaboration with a team.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Master™s Degree in Epidemiology, Statistics, Biostatistics,Applied Mathematics, Operations Research or other relevant field is required in addition to 12 years of work experience.
  • Experience with basic statistical analyses (e.g., t-tests, ANOVA, factor analysis, linear and logistic regression), and proficiency with statistical programs such as R, SAS, MATLAB, or SPSS is required.
  • Experience with sophisticated analyses (e.g., longitudinal modeling, machine learning, non-parametric statistical modeling)
  • Experience with data visualization (e.g., Tableau, Qlik, R Shiny, Microstrategy)
  • Successful candidates will have demonstrated experience in data management (e.g., Oracle, Excel, SQL).
  • US Citizenship is required for this position.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • PhD Degree in Epidemiology, Statistics, Biostatistics,Applied Mathematics, Operations Research or other relevant field is required in addition to9 years of work experience.
  • Ideal candidates will have demonstrated programming and/or scripting experience (e.g., Python, C#, Java, Perl).

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.${descr2}${descr3}


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