Lead Data Scientist

Lead Data Scientist

About the Organization
Now is a great time to join Redhorse Corporation. Redhorse specializes in developing and implementing creative strategies and solutions with private, state, and federal customers in the areas of cultural and environmental resources services, climate and energy change, information technology, and intelligence services. We are hiring creative, motivated, and talented people with a passion for doing what's right, what's smart, and what works.

Now is a great time to join Redhorse Corporation. Our mission is to change the way government interacts with and uses data and technology.  Our purpose is to help government to better serve its citizens.  Redhorse Corporation offers a proven approach to mission-focused innovation.  Design thinking helps us understand customer problems and develop better ways to solve them.  Lean Startup lets us turn those ideas into business models that work, quickly and for the least cost. Our world class data scientists wring the value from data, and Agile helps us deliver solutions quickly and incrementally, building exactly what is needed, as fast as possible.  We are hiring creative, motivated and talented people with a passion for doing what’s right, what’s smart, and what works.

Position Description
Redhorse Corporation (Redhorse) is seeking an exceptional leader to serve as our Lead Data Scientist for the Conditions Based Maintenance (CBM+) Program. The Delivery Team Leader will be responsible for daily planning and conduct of team activities along with the overall responsibility for team performance against the assigned Platform Backlog. This position will be based in National Capital Region offices in the Rosslyn neighborhood of Arlington, VA.

Essential Functions:

    • Manage a Data Science delivery team of one data scientist and two data analysts performing work on the government-provided PANDA platform.
    • Delivery Teams will each be responsible for a subset of assigned aircraft platforms and respective work unit codes (WUCs) within an Aircraft Group. Delivery Teams are primarily responsible for data analysis/data science work supporting the following functions:
    • sustain existing WUC predictive failure models
    • support selection and analysis of new WUC predictive failure models
    • field newly approved WUC predictive failure models
    • generate monthly enhanced reliability centered maintenance forecasts for assigned WUCs
    • generate and maintain a long-range supply forecast utilizing Monte Carlo simulation for assigned WUCs
    • participate in user and stakeholder engagements and technical discussions
    • gather and provide feedback on best practices and recommended enhancements to the platform
    • document work performed in technical reports

Minimum Basic Requirements for Skills, Experience, Education and Credentials include:

    • US citizen with a Secret US government clearance. Applicants who are not US Citizens and who do not have a current and active Secret security clearance will not be considered for this role.
    • Bachelor’s degree in a highly quantitative field (Computer Science, Machine Learning, Operational Research, Statistics, Mathematics, etc.) or equivalent professional or military experience.
    • Data Scientist with 8 years of experience and experience in failure prediction or predictive maintenance work.
    • Understanding of Weibull distribution and use for modeling part failures
    • Proven ability to drive key client communication and expectations
    • Experience engaging clients and developing relationships
    • Strong communication skills and ability to understand business functionality
    • Ability to foster positive business relationships
    • Proven leadership abilities and interpersonal skills
    • Experience working with office productivity software, such as Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and file sharing applications.
    • Able to travel as needed to meet with government customers and stakeholders

Preferred Qualifications include:

    • Experience with sensor-based failure predictions and modeling
    • Experience with Natural Language Processing
Executive Order Requirement:
While currently on HOLD, Redhorse recognizes that we may need to comply with Executive Order 14042 which requires Federal Contractors to ensure all U.S. new hires be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. As required by the Executive Order, Redhorse will work in coordination with applicable contract agencies to consider requests for Reasonable Accommodations.
 
Redhorse Corporation shall, in its discretion, modify or adjust the position to meet Redhorse’s changing needs.
This job description is not a contract and may be adjusted as deemed appropriate in Redhorse’s sole discretion.
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