Redondo Beach, California

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation’s history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they’re making history.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems seeks a Principal Data Scientist to join our Digital Strategy and Analytics team in Redondo Beach, CA.  In this role, you will share in the ownership of the technical vision and direction for advanced analytics systems that change the way we see and use data. We are looking for people who are self-motivated, hardworking, and have demonstrated the ability to find innovative solutions to complex technical problems.

Job Responsibilities:

• Support the design, develop, and maintain a scalable Data Analytics System

• Interpret data and analyze results using statistical methods and techniques

• Develop data analyses and collection systems that optimize efficiency and quality

• Data preparation/cleansing

• Identify and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets

• Create data visualizations using Tableau and other BI tools

• Engage customers to define projects and deliver functioning solutions

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) field with 5+ years of experience working with data analytics techniques and frameworks, 3 years with a Masters, 0 years with a PHD

Experience with data science languages such as R or Python

Experience with data visualization tools such as Tableau

Familiarity with Microsoft SQL Server

Familiarity with data preparation/cleansing

Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications:

Proficiency with data analysis and dashboard creation using Tableau, inclusive of certification

Experience with queries, report writing, and presenting findings to program leadership customers

Experience working in an Agile environment

Active, in-scope, DoD Secret security clearance

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Redondo Beach, California

Become part of a team at the forefront of technology and the frontline of defense when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. We currently have opportunities across the world for those ready to solve our toughest challenges on land, sea, air, space and cyberspace.

With Northrop Grumman, you’ll be joining a culture where your voice is heard and contributions are valued. Launch your career and join the over 17,000 veterans pushing past possible every day to create and deliver the most advanced systems that connect and protect our world.  Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will allow you to work together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines.

© 2020 Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO.

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