Senior Data Scientist Job at BOEING – in Vancouver, BC

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Boeing Vancouver is seeking a Senior Data Scientist reporting to the Manager of Data Science & Analytics working out of the Vancouver, British Columbia office. The Senior 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 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 Senior Data Scientist will serve as the data science lead for a cloud-based platform that enables self-service predictive maintenance analytics for customer operators. Embedded within a large product development collaboration, this role will require strong software development understanding in addition to expertise in feature engineering, time-series analysis, anomaly analysis and forecasting problems, as well as a strong customer focus.

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.

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

Contributes data science expertise in one or more cross-functional development teams supporting pathfinding and software product development efforts in maintenance, engineering, or flight operations

Provides technical leadership in machine learning and analytics, with a special emphasis on feature engineering and time-series analysis.

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

Conducts evaluation, validation and continuous performance monitoring of supported applications, models and analyses

Helps 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)

5+ years’ experience in Data Science

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

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

Must have prior experience in developing cloud-deployed applications (e.g., Google Cloud Platform)

Must have post-secondary education

Must be legally able to work in Canada

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
Prior experience in professional software development is preferred

Project management knowledge (PMBOK, Agile, Kanban) is an asset

Prior experience in predictive maintenance or reliability modeling is an asset

Expertise or specializations in three or more of the following areas is preferred:

Statistics & data mining

Forecasting & time-series analysis

Anomaly detection

Machine-learning or artificial intelligence

Large-scale data analysis technologies (e.g., Hadoop, Spark, Cassandra, Pig, Hive)

Typical Education and Experience:
Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 9 or more years’ related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD+4 years’ related work experience, Master+7 years’ related work experience, 13 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 Location:  Vancouver, BC

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