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Senior Data Scientist

Company: CAE
Location: Orlando
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Role and Responsibilities


In the role of Senior Data Scientist, the ideal candidate will use her/his analytical and statistical skills in support of our Government customer to define and design structured and unstructured data in a cloud environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Provide data science and data engineering support to develop application and frameworks that operate on large datasets. Develop security compliant user management framework for multi-tenant big data platform
  • Integrate the end to end data pipeline to take data from source systems to target data repositories ensuring the quality and consistency of data is maintained at all times
  • Implement high performant data ingestion pipelines
  • Perform exploratory data analysis and statistical modelling with high quality data handling techniques
  • Maintain metadata layer, database ontology, monitor overall database standards and procedure, and integrate systems through database design
  • Apply non-traditional approaches to large-scale analysis of unstructured data in support of high-value use cases.
  • Utilize strong technical and computational skills coupled with the ability to code, design, develop, and deploy sophisticated applications using advanced unstructured and semi-structured data analysis techniques.
  • Utilize advanced tools and computational skills to interpret, connect, predict and make discoveries in complex data and deliver recommendations.
  • Develop documentation to support objectives of operationally focused team members.
  • Effectively Interface with Customer personnel at varying organizational levels
  • Must be self-motivated and expected to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Possess excellent communication skills to effectively report status on tasks and assignments and to support business development team in the production of winning proposals
  • Must be able to generate preliminary and detailed designs as required for enhancements or modifications to existing designs, requiring the application of current industry design concepts and utilization of basic technical writing skills.
  • Must be able to perform effectively as part of the project "team".

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • BS degree in Engineering discipline, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, GIS, or related field required.
  • Minimum of 8 years' professional experience in data science, statistics, or predictive modeling, minimum 5 years with an advanced degree
  • Proven success working with large and complex datasets
  • Minimum of three years team lead experience
  • Experience working with technologies such as RDMS, NoSQL, or Graph databases, machine learning and/or Apache Kafka
  • Proven success working with and mining Geospatial datasets
  • Minimum 6 years' experience in programing languages such as R, SQL, Python, and/or SAS
  • Proficiency with Cloud Platforms such as Azure, AWS, etc.
  • Experience with Hadoop, TensorFlow and/or SageMaker
  • Experience with MATLAB
  • Technical writing and presentation skills, technical effort and cost estimating, budgeting/scheduling, and task performance management.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, technical specifications, proposals, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to effectively prepare and present information and respond to questions from senior management, peers, and customers
  • Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems

Preferred Skills

  • Advanced degree
  • Top Secret Security Clearance
  • Formal training/degree in statistics, applied math or related field

Security Responsibilities

Must comply with all company security and data protection / usage policies and procedures. Personally responsible for proper marking and handling of all information and materials, in any form. Shall not divulge any information, or afford access, to other employees not having a need-to-know. Shall not divulge information outside company without management approval. All government and proprietary information will be accessed and stored electronically on company provided resources.

  • Incumbent must be eligible for DoD Personal Security Clearance

Work Environment

  • This job operates in an office environment and manufacturing facility
  • This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines
  • Moderate to high levels of stress, associated with technical, schedule, and customer issues are to be expected with this position

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Ability to sit for long periods of time
  • Ability to climb stairs
  • Ability to travel CONUS/OCONUS
  • Ability to work overtime and on/off sifts as required

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

CAE USA Inc. is an EOE/AA employer and gives consideration for employment to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here EEO is the Law poster.

PAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISION The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.


Position Type


CAE thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those whose background and experience match the requirements of the role will be contacted.

Equal Employment Opportunity

At CAE, everyone is welcome to contribute to our success. With no exception.

As captured in our overarching value "One CAE", we're proud to work as one passionate, boundaryless and inclusive team.

At CAE, all employees are welcome regardless of race, nationality, colour, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability or age.

The masculine form may be used in this job description solely for ease of reading, but refers to men, women and the gender diverse.

Keywords: CAE, Orlando , Senior Data Scientist, Other , Orlando, Florida

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