Python Software Engineer - Defense & Intelligence

Company: Elder Research
Location: Springfield, Virginia, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 16.FEB.2021
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Python Software Engineer - Defense & Intelligence On-site Location: Springfield, VAHome Office: Arlington, VAElder Research Inc. is a recogn...

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Python Software Engineer - Defense & Intelligence On-site Location: Springfield, VAHome Office: Arlington, VAElder Research Inc. is a recognized leader in predictive analytics and machine learning. We pride ourselves in our ability to find creative, cutting edge solutions to real-world problems. We are looking for innovative and inquisitive self-starters who enjoy translating complex models into actionable solutions that deliver real value for our clients. As a Python Software Engineer in the Defense & Intelligence Business Unit, you will join a functional team of accomplished Data Scientists and Software Engineers that delivers data science solutions to address the toughest national security challenges. You will work closely with data scientists, business consultants, other software engineers, and the system users to create and deploy applications that help the customer make actionable, data-driven decisions. Candidates should have the ability and the willingness to tailor applications to a client's specific business goals using an iterative methodology. The Python Software Engineer designs, develops, tests, deploys, documents, maintains and enhances complex and diverse software systems based upon documented requirements. These systems might include, but are not limited to, processing, intensive analytics, novel algorithm development, manipulation of extremely large data sets, and real-time systems. Required Qualifications At least 3 years of technical experience working with data and deploying analytical solutions. BS in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience. (Master's degree and Phd's preferred) All applicants for cleared contracts must be a US citizen and have an active TS within the past 2 years.At least 3 years of Software development experience with PythonAdditional software development experience with Java is helpfulExperience with ELK (ElasticSearch, Logstash, Kibana) stack, and NiFi Software development using languages such a C++, Python, Ruby, Perl, Javascript is a plus. Experience with Agile Development processes Experience developing and implementing algorithms to meet or exceed system performance and functional standards Excellent written and verbal communication skills to evaluate and describe complex technical solutions for management, non-technical users and team members Experience in any of the following areas preferred: Data Visualization, User Experience Design and Implementation, Data Structures, Database Administration and Manipulation, DevOps (Infrastructure, Continuous Integration and Automation, Packaging and Deployment), Operationalizing Algorithms, Web Development, Cloud Platforms and SaaS, Scientific Computing, Storage and Retrieval About Elder Research, Inc. Elder Research is a fast growing consulting firm specializing in predictive analytics. Elder Research has been in the data science business over 20 years providing analytic solutions to hundreds of companies and organizations across numerous industries. At Elder Research, you'll be part of a fun, friendly community. In keeping with our entrepreneurial spirit, we want candidates that are self-motivated with an innate curiosity and strong team work ethic. We work hard to provide the best value to our clients and allow each person to contribute their ideas and put their skills to use immediately. Achieving success on defense, intelligence and security projects requires a data science team with broad experience, critical thinking, a proven ability to solve complex problems, and the ability to effectively communicate results. Our team relies on well-trained technical personnel who have experience with tools, algorithms, best practices, and custom software development to navigate the frontier of unsolved problems we typically encounter. Our team enjoys great variety in the type of work they do and exposure to a wide range of analytic techniques and tools. Elder Research, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. #JT

 
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