Stellar Science Ltd Co

Data Scientist

Data Scientist in Albuquerque, NM

Posted 2019-07-31
Description

Data Scientist
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Type: Full Time

Stellar Science is a growing Albuquerque-based scientific software development company seeking talented scientists who are interested in helping create, extend, and apply exciting scientific and engineering analysis applications. This is a new position at Stellar Science and we are looking for individuals interested in helping define this role and mature our applications. Specifically, applicants must be motivated, excited to learn new tools, and willing to dive in and help wherever they are needed.

We develop custom software products in domains that include computer vision and image processing, image simulation, high power microwave systems modeling and simulation, laser source generation and effects modeling, computational electromagnetics (CEM), space situational awareness (SSA), high performance computing (HPC), and computer aided design (CAD) tools, among others.

A Stellar Science Data Scientist will help us gain new insights into experimental and simulation-based datasets, by applying innovative processing and visualization techniques. Your goal will be to help optimize performance, accuracy, and utility of modeling and simulation systems.

Minimum Requirements:

B.S. in data science, statistics, applied mathematics, physics, engineering, or a related field
Proven experience as a Data Scientist or Data Analyst
Knowledge of a variety of machine learning techniques (clustering, decision tree learning, artificial neural networks, etc.) and their real-world advantages/drawbacks.
Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts (regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests and proper usage, graph theory, etc.) and experience with applications.
Experience using statistical computer languages (R, Python, SQL, etc.) to manipulate data and draw insights from large data sets.
Experience with data science toolkits such as Pandas, PyTorch, scikit-learn and TensorFlow.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills for coordinating across teams.
Strong experience using a variety of data mining/data analysis methods, using a variety of data tools, building and implementing models, using/creating algorithms and creating/running simulations.

Scientific analysis experience in one or more of the following domains:
Electro-Optical and Radar sensing systems
Space Situational Awareness (SSA)
Image Simulation and Analysis
Antenna Modeling and Computational Electromagnetics (CEM)
3D CAD Modeling
Mesh Generation or Image-based Meshing
Directed Energy
Lasers
High Power Microwave (HPM)
High Performance Computing (HPC)
U.S. citizen, willing to undergo background investigation and perform some work at Kirtland Air Force Base

Desired:

M.S. or Ph.D. in a scientific or engineering field with substantial scientific analysis experience
Experience in several of the domains listed above
Experience working within a software production environment involving C, C++, Java, JavaScript, etc.
Experience running simulation and analysis processes on scalable computing architectures including clusters, cloud-based services, or supercomputers.

Stellar Science is a forward-thinking business that allows its employees to work at home on occasion when consistent with job requirements. Standard benefits include ten paid federal holidays (which may be floated as desired), three weeks vacation, a generous fully employer-funded SEP IRA, and fully employer-funded health insurance, as well as dental, disability, and life insurance.

Stellar Science is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, in accordance with Federal Regulations

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Company summary

Stellar Science is a computer software company providing leading-edge scientific analysis software for its customers. With careful application of cutting-edge techniques and tools, we provide software that is robust, extensible, maintainable, and will continue to meet the needs of its users for years to come.

Hiring smart, self-motivated professionals who bridge the gap between Science & Modern Software Engineering.
Opportunities in Modern C++ & Java
Meaningful work in fascinating domains
Remarkable Work-Life Flexibility
Exceptional Benefits
Celebrating 20 Years of success in the Aerospace & Defense Industry
Advancing Science Through Outstanding Software

Perks

Stellar Science is a forward-thinking business that provides its employees with many standard benefits:

flexible work schedules
the ability to do some work from home when consistent with job requirements
a generous fully employer-funded SEP IRA
fully employer-funded health insurance
dental, disability, and life insurance
ten paid federal holidays (which may be floated as desired)
three weeks vacation
+unlimited coffee, soft drinks, tea
+frequent snacks/ frequent office lunches
+tech talks

Interview process

1. Candidate applies
2. Resume Review
3. Code Sample request or Coding Test assigned
4. Code Sample or Test is reviewed by Developer
5. Technical Phone Screen (Phone & Computer w/ interactive coding session)
6. Management screen - In person, Skype, or Phone
7. Headquarters Interview (In person, full day, travel & lodging provided)
HQ interview 9 am - 3 pm: interviewee gives a ~ 15 minute of something interesting (coding project usually) Q&A, 4 individual interviews about 40 minutes each with coding challenges (whiteboard or in IDE), lunch for everyone who wants to go, tour of the office, demo of a software tool, 1 hour interview with CEO.

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