Position:  Data Scientist
Location:  Huntsville, AL
Job Id:  1957-AS0003X1jb-D
# of Openings:  1

Data Scientist
Engineering Specialist II
Redstone Arsenal
Huntsville, AL
HX5 is an award-winning provider of technical services to clients such as NASA and the DoD.  Founded in 2004, HX5 is a fast-growing small business with over 500 employees located around the U.S.
HX5 is seeking an Engineering Specialist to join our team supporting the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) in Huntsville, AL.
The Data Scientist will work on the IRES Program supporting the Missile Defense Agency. This person will apply knowledge and know‐ how of data science to applications pertinent to subject matter experts at MDA.  S/He will collaborate with business units and end‐ users to create compelling and accurate data presentations based on the entire Data Analytics and Reporting service suite. They will design and prototype data ingestion, cleaning, curation, storage and retrieval, concentrating particularly on analytics, statistical modeling, dissemination and presentation. This person will work with developers and data analysts from the Data Analytics team to build and maintain end‐ to‐ end user capabilities and interface based on business functional and performance requirements.
Education and Skills:
- High school diploma and 20 years of general experience OR an associate’s degree and 18 years of general
experience or a bachelor’s degree and 16 years of general experience OR a master’s degree and 14 years of general
- 14 years of directly related experience required
- Related experience must be in one of the following:  Java, Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD), Elasticsearch ELK Stack (or other Big Data) ecosystem, Cloudera, Kafka, Linux (Redhat), SQL, JSON, C++, Python, R, C#, Ruby, Agile methodologies, Adobe Certified Expert (ACE)
- Must possess a CompTIA Security+ with CE by date of start
- Must be willing to travel 25%, including air travel
* Must have an active Secret security clearance
** Must be a US Citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation
- Experience developing processes and training and cloud-based system architectures and related tools
- Experience with Cloudera, Kafka, Logstash, Redhat, SQL, JSON, C++, Python, R, C#, Ruby, Agile Methodologies,
Adobe Certified Expert (ACE).
- Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work both independently and in a fast-paced team environment
- Experience in large development initiatives, developing high volume database applications, data warehousing, complex shell scripting,
- Agile methodology and public or private cloud experience
If you submit your information for consideration, the position is currently available under the Integrated Research and Development for Enterprise Solutions (IRES) in Huntsville, AL. If selected, your employment would be with HX5, but you may be contacted by one of our teammates on the contract.
HX5 offers a competitive salary and benefits package to include:
- Medical/dental/vision insurance
- 401(k) plan with company match
- Paid holidays
- Accrued Paid Time Off
HX5 is an Equal Opportunity and Drug Free Workplace Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
ACCESSIBILITY NOTICE: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: employment@hxfive.com or call (850) 362-6551.

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