Principal Data Scientist Job at BOEING – in Vancouver, BC

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Boeing Vancouver is seeking a Principal Data Scientist reporting to the Manager of Data Science & Analytics working out of the Vancouver, BC office.

Boeing Vancouver houses an eclectic group of passionate data scientists who help customers by making sense out of big, complex systems in the world of aviation. Together, we deliver the power of understanding to change the world above and on the ground.

The Principal Data Scientist will apply machine learning, statistical, and other analytics techniques within the fast-growing domain of data science to the challenges of aviation and aerospace. You will help develop and perfect new capabilities into our applications and pipelines. You will work closely with customers and product teams, developing understanding of their problems, priorities and business needs. You will bring your data science specialty to cross-functional software and engineering teams to help launch and maintain leading-edge operational solutions around the world.

In particular, the Principal Data Scientist will serve as a strategic and technical lead for a 30+ team of data professionals in Advanced Technology Development. You will help organize the technical vision for a data science team mandated to build analytics- and ML-powered software products and services in optimized flight operations, predictive maintenance and natural language processing. Using your knowledge and expertise in cloud-based data applications, you will help guide development teams through critical design decisions and roadmaps. You will lead quality and skills-enhancement initiatives and champion a learning culture that values curiosity and self-betterment. Embedded within a large product development collaboration, this role will require strong software development understanding in addition to traditional data science expertise, and a strong customer focus.

Position Responsibilities:
Communicates with customers, product owners and other stakeholders to understand requirements, steer development efforts and communicate deliverables/results

Leads cross-functional teams that determine, define and deploy highly complex predictive/prescriptive analytic solutions to meet business goals.

Provides technical leadership in machine learning and analytics, with a special emphasis on ML Ops and cloud-deployed data services

Develops production-level analytics tools for internal and customer-facing applications

Oversees technical approach, evaluation, validation and continuous performance monitoring of supported applications, models and analyses

Communicates with customers to understand requirements and communicate deliverables/results

Leads setup of data and modeling pipelines

Champions culture of quality, learning, trust, and collaborative energy

Employer is not willing to sponsor applicants for employment visa status.

This position allows telecommuting. The selected candidate will be required to work onsite at the listed location.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience)

7+ years’ experience in Data Science

Must be proficient in Python (special emphasis on Pandas) and SQL

Must have experience in formal collaborative development environments and version control (e.g., Gitlab)

Must have experience developing cloud-deployed applications (e.g., Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure) and/or APIs

Must be willing and eligible to work on government and defense-related programs

Must have post-secondary education

Candidate must consent to Canadian Government Controlled Goods Program (CGP) assessment

Individual must not pose a risk for safeguarding of controlled goods

Must be legally able to work in Canada

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
Project management knowledge (PMBOK, Agile, Kanban) is preferred

Prior experience in predictive maintenance or reliability modeling is preferred

Prior experience in natural language processing is preferred

Expertise in large-scale data analysis technologies (e.g., Hadoop, Spark, Cassandra, Pig, Hive) is preferred

Typical Education and Experience:
Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 14 or more years’ related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD+9 years’ related work experience, Master+12 years’ related work experience, 18 years’ related work experience, etc.)

Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit for this position. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.

This requisition is for a, locally hired position in Canada. The employer is Boeing Canada. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in Canada. Benefits and pay are determined by Canada and are not on Boeing US-based payroll. This is not an expatriate assignment.

Vaccination Requirements:
Boeing is implementing new requirements for employees to be fully vaccinated from COVID-19 or have an approved reasonable accommodation based on local legislation in several countries. Please refer here for current vaccination and/or reasonable accommodation requirements, and timelines based on location.

Equal Opportunity Employer:
Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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Company: BOEING –

Company Location:  Vancouver, BC

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