Engineer - Data Mining Specialist

Employer
EchoStar
Location
Germantown, MD
Posted
Jul 17, 2017
Closes
Jul 17, 2017
Function
Engineer
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Market Job Title Engineer - Data Mining Specialist Requisition Number 8156BR Company Hughes Network Systems Job Category Quality Geographic Location (posting location) MD-Germantown-EXP Job Description (Do of the Job) Hughes Network Systems, LLC, an EchoStar Company, (Hughes) is the world's leading provider of satellite broadband for home and office, delivering innovative network technologies, managed services, and solutions for enterprises and governments globally. HughesNet(R) is the #1 high-speed satellite Internet service in the marketplace, with offerings to suit every budget. To date, Hughes has shipped more than 4 million systems to customers in over 100 countries, representing approximately 50 percent market share.Hughes is seeking an Engineer II - Data Mining Specialist to be based in Germantown, Maryland. The primary focus of this position is to apply data mining and machine learning techniques to structured and unstructured data and provide descriptive and predictive analyses that will guide business decisions and prioritize enhancements in products and services. This position will work across multiple domains of the domestic/international managed service business, including but not limited to: sales & marketing, product manufacturing, billing, product/service performance, automated/agent-assisted customer support, support visits, and customer feedback.Responsibilities:Requirements Definition: Compile, clarify requirements from stakeholders for the data mining projects. Additionally, proactively search for improvement opportunities across business domains to create requirements for the data mining projects.Data Collection: Partner with IT, engineering, manufacturing and other business operation groups to collect data of diverse forms and formats for the data mining projects from multiple data sources within the companies and from the public domains (eg, weather data). As required and feasible, collaborate to build new or enhance the automated processes for data collection, and even for data recording at the data generating ends, to expand and sharpen the vision of data mining with goal of near real-time feedback.Data Mining: Carry out the projects with data mining and machine learning techniques such as:Perform data integrity review and data cleansingAnalyze data, run descriptive statistics, explore relationships: correlation, covariance, causality, structural equation modeling, and build Bayesian Influence diagramsDefine and develop features selections (Ridge/Lasso) and rankingsDefine dynamics in the system as difference equations, Markovian processes, AR/ARMA, and develop Optimization algorithmsSub-group analysis: clustering, agglomerative clustering, graph based clustering, and PCA analysisDevelop Predictive models with Gradient Boosting, Random Forest, SVM, and Logistic Regression using both generative and discriminative algorithmsInsights Communication: Communicate data mining insights and recommend improvements to stakeholders using dashboards, automated reports, and presentations skills. Qualification/Skills (Know of the Job) Basic Requirements:Bachelors degree in Data Science, Business Analytics or BS in Computer Science plus Applied Stats as minorPreferred Qualifications:MS in Data Science, Business Analytics or Computer Science plus Minor in Applied Stats with 2-3 years of working experience in the data mining field is preferredExcellent experience with:R, Python, JavaData science toolkits, such as RDSTK, NumPy, Weka, etc.Conventional RDBMS platform such as Oracle, SQL ServerBig Data Hadoop/MapReduce/SPARK/HIVE/NoSQL platformData visualization tools such as WEBI, Tableau, D3.js, GGplotExperience in text analytics is preferredExcellent communications, collaboration and presentation skillsPossess self-motivated, independent, and curious personalityEchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) headquartered in Englewood, CO, with additional locations world-wide, is a premier global provider of satellite solutions and technology services. Together with its major subsidiaries-EchoStar Satellite Services and Hughes Network Systems- EchoStar offers employees the opportunity to explore the boundaries of what's possible in the fields of engineering and the business functions transforming this engineering into revenue. At EchoStar we know the excitement of new endeavors. We pride ourselves in not just our engineering expertise, but as pioneers forging technological change to improve the lives of our customers. We are Connecting the World in new and exciting ways, and offer you the opportunity to learn more about how EchoStar family of companies could be the right destination for you! EchoStar and its Affiliated Companies are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. US Citizenship is required for certain positions. EEO is the law.