Data Analytics Senior Associates, Technology Development (3664)
Exponent - Menlo Park, CA

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Exponent is a leading engineering and scientific consulting firm. Our multidisciplinary team of scientists, engineers, physicians, and regulatory consultants brings together more than 90 different disciplines to solve complicated problems facing corporations, insurers, government entities, associations and individuals. Our approximately 900 staff members work in 25 offices across the United States and abroad. Exponent has over 600 consultants, including more than 350 that have earned a doctorate in their chosen field of specialization.

Exponent’s Technology Development Practice helps our defense industry clients stay current with and benefit from rapidly evolving civilian technologies. Drawing on our multidisciplinary engineering, prototyping, testing, custom production, and failure analysis expertise, we build solutions that integrate the best available technology from the commercial world with in-house designs to quickly address our clients' capability gaps. Exponent has been a successful provider of conceptually innovative and urgently required solutions to the U.S. DoD and international defense community for over a decade.

The Technology Development Practice is currently hiring Data Analytics Senior Associates to be based out of our Menlo Park, CA headquarters. This position requires innovative hands-on problem solvers who can rapidly analyze, develop, and prototype algorithms for classification and anomaly detection, time series analysis, knowledge discovery, image processing, and network analysis. Training and coursework in cyber security is a plus.

This job will require multidisciplinary teamwork with personnel located in our Natick, MA; Alexandria, VA; Phoenix, AZ; and Menlo Park, CA offices as well as others who are stationed overseas.

Qualifications for this position include:
Ph.D. in Statistics or a related engineering/scientific field (Applied Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, Applied Physics, Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology)
Demonstrated experience and expertise in one or more of the following areas:
Bayesian statistics
Machine learning
Demonstrated advanced programming skills in C/C++/Java to enable high performance, scalable statistical computation
Proficiency with standard statistical packages (e.g., R)
Proven track record of accomplishments and expertise across a range of applications
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work independently and in multidisciplinary teams
Our contracts with the United States Government for this position require proof of U.S. citizenship and the possession of or ability to obtain a U.S. DoD Security Clearance

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