NRL Environmental Data Scientist

Clearance Level
Data Science
Monterey, California

REQ#: RQ64228

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Join General Dynamics IT and be a part of the team of men and women that solve some of the world's most complex technical challenges. The Naval Research Lab Marine Meteorology Division located in Monterey, CA is seeking qualified scientists in the fields of data science, operations research, and decision support. 

The NRL Marine Meteorology Division’s mission is to better understand the atmosphere, the coupled environment, and their mission impacts so that they can be better simulated, better predicted, and help the warfighter make better decisions.

Successful candidates will

  • Demonstrate extensive knowledge and experience in formulating complex problems and developing and testing of efficient algorithms to tackle NP-hard problems.
  • Have deep knowledge of the principles, methods, and state-of-the-art techniques used in data science, operations research, and decision support, including statistical inference, correlative analysis, machine learning, dynamic programming and approximate dynamic programming.
  • Lead, plan, conduct, and document research on algorithm development for a portfolio of sophisticated and novel environmentally-based mission planning decision aids.
  • Possess in-depth knowledge of Python and MATLAB languages, and the ability to program and work in the UNIX and LINUX operating system environments.
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, with experience in writing theses, scientific journal articles, or manuals.

Basic qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Operations Research, or related disciplines.
  • 2+ years of experience developing models in Python and MTLAB
  • 2+ years of relevant experience in machine learning backends or API, such as TensorFlow, PyTorch, Keras, or similar.
  • Active Secret clearance
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.