Senior Data Scientist

Washington, DC
Aug 09, 2022
Aug 11, 2022
Full Time
JT4 is hiring a Computer Scientist III for their Edwards AFB located in California. The Computer Scientist will operate and administer real-time flight-testing systems in various sections located at Ridley Mission Control Center (RMCC) to include but not limit the Security Operations Center (SOC), Mission Control Room (MCR) Operations and Maintenance (O&M), Communications Center, etc. A list of various systems includes Active Directory Domain Servers, Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) systems, Network Attached Storages (NAS), Dynamic Host Control Protocol (DHCP) servers, Domain Name System, the Mission Control System (MCS)/IADS, SON-Data, Juniper based Next Generation Data Acquisition Transmission System (NGDATS), Federated Edwards Digital Switch (FEDS), etc. JT4, LLC provides engineering and technical support to multiple western test ranges for the U. S. Air Force and Navy under the Joint Range Technical Services Contract, better known as J-Tech II. JT4 develops and maintains realistic, integrated test and training environments and prepares our nation's war-fighting aircraft, weapons systems, and aircrews for today's missions and tomorrow's global challenges. Employee will be responsible to perform the following functions/duties: Write scripts to assist in the automation of systems and duties/functions. Perform configuration and administration functions on all required support systems. Perform various tasks regarding Media Management to ensure customer requests are fulfilled, inventory is tracked, and documentation is accurate Administers Microsoft Access and SQL databases. Writes/modifies automation scripts for mission systems. Assists with installation of hardware and software. Work with and provide customer service to a variety of customers. In coordination with system administrators, perform computer and network administration in accordance with documented security directives and requirements. Prior experience with, and knowledge of, Dept. of Defense protocols and policies is a requirement. Assists in creation of documentation related to system creation/modifications to include Operating Instructions (OIs). Advise team and project managers on technical problems Interact with customers and project managers on a regular basis Use judgment and initiative in developing analytical and computational technologies and methodologies for problem solving Interpret customer requirements and develop and analyze the most appropriate approach to solve technical problems Assist in the design of system/software and associated design documentation Participate in design reviews Implement design through software coding or hardware and appropriately document the design implementation Plan and execute unit, integration, and system testing Assist in maintenance and sustainment activities of system/software Perform other job-related duties, as required Each employee must read, understand, and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality, and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures, and policies pertaining to their job. Working Conditions Work is performed in a typical office environment with no unusual hazards. Occasional lifting to (up to 20 pounds), constant sitting while using the computer terminal, constant use of sight abilities while reviewing documents, constant use of speech/hearing abilities for communication, and constant mental alertness are required. Travel to remote company work locations may be required. Requirements - Education, Technical, and Work Experience A bachelor's degree in an associated discipline and either 2 years of related experience or a master's degree in an associated discipline are required for this position. In addition, a Computer Scientist II must possess the following qualifications: Proficient with Windows 10 and Windows Server 2008/2012/2016 Proficient with Scripting utilizing PowerShell and Python Must be able to obtain a CompTIA Security + certification within the first six months of the hire date or possess a current CompTIA Security + certification Experience with computer-based systems and applications Programming skills in languages used for job-specific programming tasks Familiarity with the application of industry standard hardware and software design and documentation techniques Familiarity with systems engineering and software development lifecycles Effective verbal and written communication skills Good planning/organizational skills Ability to work under deadlines Other duties as assigned Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of Linux based OSs: Redhat, CentOS Knowledge of Network switch/router configurations (Cisco and Juniper) and type one IP based decrypters Knowledge of Citrix Provisioning Services Knowledge of Windows Server 2016 Active Directory Domain Services Experience would include cross utilization in multipurposed areas throughout an environment that supports real-time operations. Familiar with GPS systems, log auditing functions, operating, and maintaining voice

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