Data Science Engineer/Project Manager

Ursa Space Systems is building ground-breaking solutions to deliver global economic intelligence to organizations around the world. Ursa is seeking a Data Science Engineer / Project Manager to join our team to uncover value in our data. You will assist our product development and sales teams to generate useful analyses directly using our data products, as well as helping us make smarter decisions in delivering our products. Primary focus will be working to make our data process more efficient, using statistical modeling techniques to help marketing and analysis, helping development of new products, and manage delivery of data products once created.

  • Statistical analysis to develop use cases to promote customer interest (e.g., for the financial industry)
  • Cleansing and improving the data used for analysis
  • Working with third-party sources to enhance Ursa’s data product lines
  • Data mining using state-of-the-art techniques
  • Designing and building machine learning-based methods to improve Ursa’s image processing algorithms and data workflow
  • Creating, managing, and delivering new data products including coordination of data inputs from internal team and suppliers.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of data science related languages and toolkits, such as R, Python, MatLab
  • Ability to use query languages and work with relational (i.e. MySQL) or NoSQL databases (i.e. MongoDB, Cassandra, etc.)
  • Applied statistics, such as multiple regression, distribution analysis, hypothesis testing.
  • Strong scripting and programming skills, including knowledge of Java, MatLab, JavaScript, R, Python, etc.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to coordinate a team of peers.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with data visualization tools, especially D3.js, GGplot, or Tableau.
  • Understanding of machine learning techniques, such as Naïve Bayes, SVM, kNN, etc.
  • Demonstrated project management skills.

US Persons Only – US Citizen or Permanent Resident

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