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The Airport & Airspace Analysis, Modeling, and Design department is seeking an early career / highly qualified [A1] Data Scientist/Computer Scientist that will apply data analytics, machine learning / deep learning, and natural language processing to work with the FAA and international customers identify and address aviation safety risks.
The candidate will be responsible for:
Conducting quantitative data analysis using a variety of datasets, including developing retrieval, processing, analysis, and visualization of various datasets
Collaborating with government organizations, academia, and industry to encourage innovation in aviation safety analysis
Develop and prototype ML algorithms and software tools.
Adapting current research and work in the AI/ML industry for application to the aviation safety problem space.
Enhancing and maintaining current analysis tools, including automation of current processes using AI/ML algorithms.
Bachelor’s Degree in Data Science, Computer Science or related field
3-5 years work experience using data science techniques, including machine learning, deep learning, statistical modeling, text mining and data visualization
Experience with programming languages such as Python, Java, or other languages for prototyping/testing algorithms
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work both independently and with a team
Advanced degree in related field of study
Practical experience with statistical analysis
Experience with text mining tools and techniques including in areas of summarization, search, and entity extraction.
Understanding of Big Data tools (e.g. Hadoop, Spark)
Ability to foster relationship with sponsors
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