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Chula Vista, California Full Time Posted: Thursday, 6 December 2018
Senior Data Scientist Apply Now Save This Job Job is Saved Business Unit UTC Aerospace Systems Req ID 75645BR Date posted 10/31/2018 City Chula Vista State/Province California

When the global aerospace community looks for ideas and solutions to its biggest challenges, they turn to the people of UTC Aerospace Systems. We design, invent and deliver the most advanced and diverse range of aerospace systems on the market. We are inventors. We are manufacturers. We work in space exploration, commercial air travel, defense and rescue applications. Always learning and pushing the boundaries, we are an undisputed industry leader that continually sets the bar higher and higher. Come soar with us.

You probably never think about it, but the engines on an aircraft need to be housed in safe, aerodynamic structures called "nacelles." UTC Aerospace Systems' Aerostructures business is a world leader in nacelle technology, which leads to better fuel efficiency, less engine noise and critical stopping power when the airplane lands. Today, our innovative nacelle systems are featured on many of the world's newest and most game-changing airplane platforms. And we're not stopping there: we're working hard to create the next generation of nacelles that are greener, quieter and more efficient. In addition, our Engineered Polymer Products division is a leading developer and manufacturer of advanced, high-performance composite structures and products for marine applications. Whether in the air or underwater, we're pushing the limits of innovation. Want to join us on this important journey?

The Senior Data Scientist role is part of Data Science and Analytics and will work with other functions on related to improving our Business Systems and processes in the Materials area across Aerostructures (ASG). He/she will provide technical and systems expertise while effectively communicating with technical teams and business stakeholders.

This is a highly collaborative role with significant interaction with peer groups and other technical teams within and outside of the department. A qualified candidate must be able to manage multiple projects, identify business requirements and build methodology and tools that are statistically grounded but also explainable operationally. A qualified candidate will have the necessary technical skills, the ability to communicate effectively with internal customers and the ability to learn and leverage new concepts/frameworks, algorithms and technology rapidly as changes arise.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with other functions on specific projects to improve our data analytics and reporting for processes in Materials management across ASG.
  • Implement and manage data warehouse to support Business Intelligence applications
  • Suggest and deploy technology-enabled solutions to optimize operational outcomes
  • Create custom queries for ad-hoc and ongoing customer analytical requests
  • Build dashboards to auto-generate and distribute key performance indicators
  • Use business analytics (statistics and quantitative tools) for predictive modeling
  • Participate in business systems architecture design and implementation
  • Map data sources, data movement, interfaces, and analytics to ensure data quality.
  • Perform data mapping for new and existing systems.
  • Understand different data types, interaction methods and controls.
  • Understand business requirements, perform functional analyses and provide solutions.
  • Develop robust analytical and statistical models to better forecast supply & demand
  • Predict capacity constraints & recommend effective solutions using scenario analysis & factory simulations
  • Coordination, research, and analysis to develop business requirements.
  • Identify and manage scope concerns, risks, and issues and escalate as appropriate.


Basic Qualifications:

  • 7+ years relevant experience in a data engineer or equivalent role.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience presenting to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Experience with data modeling, data flow diagrams, requirement specifications, use case scenarios, and acceptance testing.
  • Strong analytical, design and documentation skills.
  • Hands-on experience with data mining, data exploration and visualization tools (R, Tableau).
  • Experience in developing and maintaining documentation for policies, procedures, and best practices.
  • Excellent team member.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or Business
  • Experience implementing ERP, MES and Business Intelligence systems (SAP preferred)
  • Experience Agile\\scrum methodologies
  • Hands on experience with Python, Hadoop Ecosystem, Apache Spark, Databricks, Tableau (or equivalent tools)

  • Bachelor's Degree is required.
  • Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Business or other relevant field

Nothing matters more to UTC Aerospace Systems than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.


  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)
  • Drug Screens for re-hires only performed for previous employees who have been gone from the company for more than 1 year


United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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Chula Vista, California, United States of America
UTC Aerospace Systems
UTC Aerospace Systems
12/6/2018 2:11:57 PM

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