Rockwell Collins Principal Data Scientist in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Requisition ID: 14094

Want to work with some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet? Do you value relationships, commitment, innovation and integrity? Want to be a part of a company that has been named numerous times as America's Best Employer in Aerospace and Defense by Forbes magazine?

Then Rockwell Collins is the place for you. Join our team and build a rewarding career while helping to deliver the most trusted source of aviation and high-integrity solutions in the world.

We are currently searching for a Principal Data Scientist to join our team in Cedar Rapids, IA (1000). A comprehensive relocation package is available for qualified candidates. Employing some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet is not by chance. People from all over the globe choose Rockwell Collins as the place to build a rewarding career, while helping create and deliver communications, integration, and engineering solutions that our global customers demand so that our world keeps moving and stays connected. It's an exciting time to become a part of our team. Join us and discover how high your career can soar at Rockwell Collins.

Job Summary

Do you have experience innovating and developing impactful ML/AI solutions? Do you want to convert data into intelligence to influence a major aerospace and defense company? Do you thrive on using cutting-edge, technology to create informed data-driven business decisions? If yes, we want to talk to you.

The Business Analytics team is an application delivery team within the Engineering & IT organization that builds value through data management, data visualization and data science services. The team works with senior leaders to discover previously hidden insights and enables a new generation of connected intelligence and digital transformation through innovation in deep learning and artificial intelligence. The team’s innovation provides a competitive advantage, solves business problems and impacts how we run our business.

Job Responsibilities

  • Translates business problems into technical solutions, applies ML/AI techniques to develop new algorithms, deploys scalable, supportable solutions, and supports the 165 million models processing in production.

  • Utilize technologies like Python, TensorFlow, Keras, CNTK, NLTK, Caffe, R, SAS, and related tools.

  • Transforms, analyzes and extracts actionable intelligence from various business systems and data sources.

  • Develops new or augmented product offerings using data.

  • Provides thought leadership by defining processes and best practices while conducting innovative experiments.

  • Manages ML/AI tools, software, libraries, hardware and R&D lab.

Basic Qualifications

  • Strong collaboration, problem solving, communication skills and drive to learn.

  • Previous work experience developing data science solutions.

  • Degree in business-related or quantitative fields (Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, Information Systems) or equivalent experience in technical field. Advanced degrees preferred.

  • Fluency in computer science fundamentals and software design/engineering.

  • Proficiency in Python programming, debugging and code optimization.

  • Experience using machine learning and deep learning tools and frameworks like TensorFlow, Keras, CNTK, NLTK, Caffe.

  • Experience with databases, data mining structured and unstructured data, distributed computing, statistics and cloud technologies.

  • Must be US Citizen or Permenant US Resident

At Rockwell Collins, we believe a solid work-life balance creates a healthy lifestyle and inspires creativity and innovation. We value our people and invest in their development, growth and success at our company by providing development opportunities through Rockwell Collins University, networking, mentoring, and tuition reimbursement.

And that's just for starters.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

  • Company-paid winter holiday shutdown for most locations

  • Generous 401(k) plan that matches 62.5 percent of the first 8 percent of eligible compensation you contribute (or 5 percent if you save 8 percent)

  • An Incentive Pay Plan based upon company performance

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • And more

Interested yet? Apply now and embark on your next worthwhile adventure!

Rockwell Collins is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.