Associate Data Scientist

Job description

At Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are shared values. We’re committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that’s welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.

At Boeing, we are all innovators on a mission to connect, protect, explore and inspire. From the seabed to outer space, you’ll learn and grow, contributing to work that shapes the world. Find your future with us.

At the highest level, diversity and inclusion are part of Boeing's values. Having diverse employees, business partners and community relationships is vital to creating advanced aerospace and defense products and services for our diverse customers around the world. The company's commitment to diversity means providing a work environment for all employees that is welcoming, respectful and engaging, with opportunities for personal and professional development.

The Boeing Research & Technology India team has an immediate opening for an Associate Data Scientist to join their team in Bangalore, KA. The selected individual will develop next generation AI/ML and engineering data analytics methods for aerospace applications. He/She/They will co-lead or participate in projects to support the development of engineering solutions to improve aircraft performance, increase the operational efficiency of aircraft fleet operators, improve/optimize the productivity of Boeing operations and manufacturing, simulate aircraft lifecycle scenarios for potential customers. In addition, the candidate will support senior members of the team in developing future vision and direction of Boeing’s Research and Technology development in the field of Artificial Intelligence, Machin Learning, image/video processing, NLP, data analytics and their application to diverse areas relevant to Boeing.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Development of innovative, nonstandard approaches for knowledge discovery and parametric trending of structured and unstructured data and analysis to provide actionable information that improves aircraft and fleet efficiency and performance and helps increase productivity of Boeing engineers.
  • Leverage AI-driven image processing & deep learning techniques to recognize classify & catalog vast amount of image & video data for multiple airplane, airspace & airport applications.
  • Applying approaches such as novel statistical and probabilistic methods, machine learning multivariate analysis, predictive analytics and deep learning techniques to diverse areas such as airplane health management, manufacturing, automation, supply chain and more in order to add value to Boeing products.
  • Developing data visualization technique and implement data dashboards to enable interpretable representation of raw data as well as results of analysis. Programming in languages such Python and R as well as developing applications using tools such as Tableau, Power BI.
  • Working closely & collaboratively with an international team comprising software development and research engineers. Develop and maintaining relationships / partnerships with customers, stakeholders, peers, and partners to develop collaborative plans and execute on projects.
  • Help in the adoption of new tools and technology, perform Proof-of-concepts and help engagements implement & take it over.
  • Documenting results of research and development projects, and provide inputs for periodic updates to in the form of progress reports, project summaries, and other related documents. Tracking and evaluating performance to ensure product and process conformance to project plans and project requirements.

Basic Qualifications (essential requirements a candidate MUST have to qualify for the position):

  • Masters (minimum requirement) or PhD (desired) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related discipline from a Tier 1/reputed academic institution.
  • 4 to 7 years of overall work experience with 2+ years in data analytics and machine learning algorithm development and testing.
  • Excellent presentation & communication skills: Demonstrate strong written, oral, presentation and interpersonal communication skills. Be fluent in written and spoken English, and familiar with MS Office tools.
  • Strong research background in innovating & developing technologies & solutions thru data science & analytics.

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Track record in performing and leading research & development of highly innovative AI-driven solutions for difficult problems.
  • Expertise in building and productizing Machine Learning/Deep Learning models.
  • Expertise in working with one or more deep learning frameworks like TensorFlow, PyTorch.
  • Experience with image preprocessing techniques, such as noise removal and edge detection.
  • Experience with rigid object recognition and tracking.
  • Must have programming experience in Python, C++, MATLAB.
  • Demonstrated capability to apply advanced visualization tools like Tableau, Power BI.
  • Be a self-starter who is not afraid to pro-actively seek information and direction to successfully complete the statement of work.
  • Be self-motivated and able to work independently with a positive attitude and highest ethics.
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours (early or late as needed) to interface with Boeing personnel around the world.

Typical Education & Experience:

  • Masters (minimum requirement) or PhD (desired) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related discipline from a Tier 1/reputed academic institution.


  • This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility.

Vaccination Requirements:

Boeing is implementing new requirements for employees to be fully vaccinated from COVID-19 or have an approved reasonable accommodation based on local legislation in several countries including U.S.-based employees. Please refer here for current vaccination and/or reasonable accommodation requirements, and timelines based on location.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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