Data Scientist

Full time

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At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation’s history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they’re making history.

Northrop Grumman manufactures some of the world’s most technically advanced products. Our manufacturing plants are highly-automated, cutting-edge centers of excellence where employees leverage the latest technology, including the strategic use of automation, 3-D printing and robotics. There are a myriad of job functions associated with the manufacture of our products that range from machinists, engineers, operation program managers, and quality inspectors. Our mission is to deliver differentiated value to our programs, by manufacturing products with the highest possible quality at the most affordable rate. Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Data Scientist based out of Salt Lake City, UT.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Create deep partnerships with stakeholders, exhibiting cross functional empathy and a commitment to shared success.
  • Turn data into insight with appealing, interactive, and responsive dashboards.
  • Illuminate and explain trends and anomalies.
  • Assess the effectiveness and accuracy of data sources and data gathering techniques.
  • Create and maintain data pipelines to operationalize data update.
  • Lead the SLC site Data Community of Practice (CoP)
  • Lead site activities in support of the Digital Transformation Office (DTO) factory of the future objectives

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s in a STEM related field with 2 years of experience; Master’s with 0 years of experience.
  • Experience with Tableau development or similar data application development.
  • Experience with SQL (structure query language) and relational databases.
  • Experience with graphic design background, creating user interfaces, and user focused dashboards.
  • Excellent communication skills and customer facing experience.
  • Proven ability to learn and master new technologies and techniques.
  • US Citizenship with the ability to obtain/maintain an active DoD Secret Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Master of Science degree in Computer or Software Engineering.
  • Experience and/or certifications in various advanced technologies such as Augmented Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Simulation Software/Applications, etc.
  • Tableau Certifications (Data Analyst, Desktop or Server) and extensive experience
  • Experience with software development and deployment
  • Experience with developing and deploying applications.
  • Experience managing databases, data structures, data governance.
  • Experience with common data science toolkits such as Python/R
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance.

Salary Range: $80,800 - $121,200

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


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