Data Scientist for Aerospace Applications

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Data Scientist to join a diverse team responsible for creating unique solutions for complex flight vehicle engineering challenges. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

Dynetics is seeking out a Data Scientist with 3+ years of experience working with Aerospace Applications. A successful candidate must understand statistical learning, machine learning, and reinforcement learning. 
The ideal candidate will have a background in mathematical modeling of statistical patterns, high dimensional data visualization, nonparametric statistics, and an interest in automation algorithm development.

As a data scientist with industry experience, the applicant is expected to be comfortable with briefing technical work and results to internal and external audiences. The data scientist will support multiple simultaneous projects and will be expected to work both independently and collaboratively. The candidate will work closely with the project and program managers to ensure that timelines and goals are met.

Basic Qualifications


Candidate must possess at least a bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Math, Statistics, Computer Science, or Data Analytics with a minimum GPA of 3.0

Candidate must have a minimum of 3+ years of experience working in the Aerospace industry

Candidate must have experience using Python

Candidate must have a solid background utilizing Python for autonomous algorithm development and implementation.

This position requires an in-depth understanding of data science/data analytics concepts

Candidate must possess solid technical communication skills to include technical briefing skills and an ability to work both collaboratively and independently.

Candidate must have interest in machine learning and automated predictive analysis.

Candidates must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to work on-site at the Huntsville, AL office.

Other Qualifications

A Master’s Degree in Engineering, Math, Statistics, Computer Science, or Data Analytics is preferred, but not required. Experience with PyTorch, TensorFlow, or SAS/JMP is a plus.

Previous experience in the Air Defense domain is preferred.

Prior experience with big data analytics is also a plus.

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Top Secret/SSBI Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Final Top Secret Clearance.

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COVID Response

In order to enter Dynetics facilities in the U.S. and to attend Dynetics events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated or have an approved exemption on file for COVID-19. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.

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