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Data Scientist/Modeler

Company: Battelle
Location: Columbus
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Battelle delivers when others can't. We conduct research and development, manage national laboratories, design and manufacture products and deliver critical services for our clients-whether they are a multi-national corporation, a small start-up or a government agency.We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.JOB SUMMARYWe are currently seeking an entry-level Data Scientist/Modeler II. This position located in Columbus, OH or the Washington DC area.Battelle's Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosives (CBRNE) Defense business line, in our National Security business unit, is currently seeking persons with knowledge of physical/mathematical phenomena and programming savvy. The Hazard Modeling Team within CBRNE Defense provides its customers with technical analyses as well as modeling capabilities to inform their preparedness and response planning efforts to mitigate risk to the United States or their company. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to make this Nation and Battelle's clients safer and better prepared.MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead model development and data analysis activities concerning inhalation, ingestion, dermal, and radiation exposure hazards, response to CBRNE events, and decision support.
  • Perform rigorous mathematical and statistical analysis on large data sets.
  • Design and develop graphical user interfaces for mathematical models.
  • Direct code testing for accuracy and performance.
  • Test model code for accuracy and performance.
  • Collect, reduce, process, and present model input and output data.
  • Write reports of methods used and results obtained.THE FOLLOWING IS REQUIRED
    • 3 to 8 years of experience in modeling & simulation, statistical analysis, quantitative risk assessment, data science, or related field.
    • Education reflecting on of the following:
      • Bachelor's, Master's, or Ph.D. in Physics, Physics engineering, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Statistics, or Engineering with a minor, certificate, or emphasis in computer science or relevant work experience requiring computer programming.
      • Bachelor's, Master's, or Ph.D. in Computer Science or Computer Science Engineering with a minor, certificate, or relevant work experience in in a scientific or mathematical field (e.g., statistics, data analysis, biology, engineering).
      • Strong understanding higher-level mathematics (e.g., calculus, differential equations, linear algebra).
      • At least one year of experience with project management or task leadership with proven ability to meet project deadlines on schedule and in budget.
      • Ability to learn and understand new programing languages and mathematical concepts.
      • Must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret DoD clearance.THE FOLLOWING IS DESIRED
        • Knowledge of advanced statistics and/or probability.
        • Experience in modeling & simulation on a government program.
        • Experience using object-oriented programming in C++, C#, Java, or similar to develop mathematical models.
        • Experience with advanced data analysis techniques, such as machine learning, artificial intelligence, or natural language processing.LEGAL DISCLAIMERThe above statements are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities and skills required of staff members. No statement herein is intended to imply any authorities to commit Battelle unless special written permission is granted by Battelle's Legal Department.BENEFITSBattelle's competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.COVID-19 VaccineIn compliance with President Biden's Executive Order 14042 and the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force COVID-19 Workplace Safety: Guidance for Federal Contractors and Subcontractors, Battelle requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment and continued employment and to provide documentation that they are fully vaccinated. Battelle will provide reasonable accommodations based on a qualified disability or medical condition through the Americans with Disabilities Act or the Rehabilitation Act or for a sincerely held religious belief under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (and related state laws).Battelle is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact recruiting@battelle.org.Battelle is an equal opportunity employer. We provide employment and opportunities for advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, veteran-status veteran or military status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal, state, or local law. Our goal is for each staff member to have the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all qualified employees at all levels within Battelle.For more information about our other openings, please visit www.battelle.org/careers

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