Job description

Military and commercial aviation industries are complex and

increasingly data-driven. Today's aircraft and engines have a multitude of

sensors creating a myriad of data elements from which predictive inferences are

made. We are in a unique position as the only group in Military Engines

that has the expertise, to the level of the finest internal details, to distill

massive datasets into actionable information to support mission critical

operations.

We create predictive intelligence providing our customers with

the ability to take meaningful action and make critical decisions enhancing

mission readiness of our Nation and allies. Our analysts have the expertise to

create custom analytical models based on specific customer requirements and

needs, including agent-based simulation, hybrid discrete-continuous simulation

and stochastic optimization in addition to standard à la carte options. Our

primary strategic initiative is to develop total customer agency through simple

human interfaces, scalable technology, decision analytics, and adaptive

forecasting models to provide scenario-based decision-making and evaluation of

alternatives in real-time.

Actionable Data Science. It's how we Go Beyond .

Responsibilities
  • Lead initiatives on a cross-functional team to deliver forecasting and predictive analytic results to the military engines program offices. Work with our team to execute simulation models of jet engine utilization and logistics support processes.
  • Work closely with primary stakeholders and customers to foster a collaborative environment when understanding fleet data inputs, how the fleet is currently running in the field, and analyzing forecasting model outputs.
  • Work directly with our internal customers to understand the problems they face, and how behavioral insights can be used to help them. Help
our customers develop an intuition as to how our models work and how our insights will deliver better outcomes for them.
  • Retrieve, synthesize, and present critical data in a format that is immediately useful to answering specific questions or improving system
performance. Analyze historical data to identify trends and support optimal decision making.
  • Utilizing Agile methodologies, be a forecasting product owner to adjust and prioritize the backlog of modeling features/inputs and communicate team priorities to customers and stakeholders.
  • Develop AI (artificial intelligence) solutions in a cloud environment for real-time use and deployment.
  • Develop and ideate new Data Science opportunities from customer data that can be transitioned into our product development and Data Science teams
  • Conduct written and verbal presentations to share insights to audiences of varying levels of technical sophistication.
  • Lead Transformation initiatives for the group from ideation (idea creation) to execution. Manage and execute Transformation
projects.

Basic

Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Science with at least 8 years’ experience or advanced degree with 5 years of experience
  • Knowledge and experience of building and evaluating machine learning models in areas such as clustering, natural language processing and
predicting customer actions
  • Experience with data discovery and feature evaluation for inclusion in machine learning models
  • Experience working with internal and external business stakeholders to understand data inputs and strong ability to translate outcomes
for technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Proficiency in creating machine learning features and models using contemporary Python packages
  • Technical knowledge of AWS (S3, EMR) or Azure cloud concepts including orchestration, containerization, software supply chain and cloud based microservices platforms
  • Experience with scripting languages, including Python and R,SPSS, and/or using packages used in machine learning applications or advanceddata analytics.
  • Expertise with scientific programming in python, and C++.
  • Strong analytical, project management, problem-solving, interpersonal, leadership skills.
  • Dynamic problem solver with the ability to craft solutions to everyday challenges with creative new ideas.
  • Ability to work effectively in fast-paced, team environment.
  • Ability to work independently and work with limited direction to accomplish project goals.
  • Self-starter with willingness to take initiative, support strategic priorities, take ownership of assigned projects/initiatives and contribute to results and ability to work with a minimum supervision.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and solid track record of teamwork, adaptability, innovation, and initiative.
  • Outstanding formal and informal presentation skills.
About Actalent

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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