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Associate Data Science Engineer

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Work Type: Staff Full Time (1500 hours or greater)
Location: Dayton, OH
Category: Research Staff
Department: SPIRE - 250381
Pay Grade: R1 - Exempt
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Position Summary:

UDRI is a national leader in scientific and engineering research, serving government, industry and nonprofit customers. UDRI contributes to the fulfillment of the University’s commitments to education, research and public service through the involvement of students, faculty and external partners. Established as the research arm of the University of Dayton in 1956, UDRI achieved $2.75 billion in cumulative sponsored research in 2020. Sponsored research for 2022 alone exceeded $220 million.

UDRI is looking for an Associate Data Science Engineer to join the SPIRE group. You will contribute to a growing team responsible for cutting-edge technology and enhancing artificial intelligence, autonomy and data exploitation capabilities and effectiveness.

An ideal candidate for this role will be excited at the prospect of implementing state of the art data exploitation techniques, machine learning and natural language processing to reveal new insights and research new applications. Past experience with these topics, either academic or professional, is beneficial. However, as this is an entry level position emphasis is placed on enthusiastic, self-starting individuals that are passionate about learning and growing in this technical domain. Team members will have the flexibility to explore, learn and utilize new technologies.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Bachelor's degree
2. Due to the nature of this position, US. Citizenship is required
3. Successful experience (academic or professional) programming in Python
4. Knowledge of data structures
5. Enthusiastic, motived, self-starting individual with a willingness to learn new skills

Preferred Qualifications:

While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:

1. Master's degree (or higher) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science
2. Demonstrated, effective interpersonal skills
3. Active US SECRET (or higher) clearance
4. Familiarity (academic or professional) with:
-- 4.1. Image processing/computer vision techniques
-- 4.2. Machine/Deep learning techniques
-- 4.3. Data management/curation, analysis, processing and exploitation
-- 4.4. Application programming interfaces such as RestAPI, etc
-- 4.5. Containerization platforms such as Docker, etc
-- 4.6. Natural language processing
5. Strong written and verbal communication skills

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply please submit a cover letter addressing each minimum qualification and any applicable preferred qualifications that you meet.

A federal court on December 7, 2021, issued a ruling that suspends the COVID-19 vaccine requirement that applies to federal contractors nationwide. With this development, the University will pause any enforcement action against employees who have not complied with the requirement to be fully vaccinated by Dec. 8, 2021 or to have requested an exemption to maintain their employment status.

The University will continue to monitor the state of the pandemic on campus and in the community as well as developments in federal and state requirements, and also will continue to regularly consult with public health officials and our medical panel. As has been the case throughout the pandemic, our protocols and requirements are subject to change depending on conditions on campus or in our community, and government requirements.

Closing Statement:

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.

 

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