Data Scientist

McLean, VA
Added: February 9, 2024
Calling Data Science Pioneers! Join Maxar's Elite R&D Team!

Maxar is on the lookout for a top-tier Data Scientist to join our innovative R&D team dedicated to supporting an Intelligence Community customer. If you thrive in the realm of cutting-edge computer vision, object detection, and complex modeling, this is the opportunity to shape the future of intelligence solutions.

About the Adventure:

As part of our creative R&D team, you'll be at the forefront of pioneering new methodologies and tradecraft in computer vision and object detection. Solve the most challenging intelligence problems using various data sources and modeling techniques in collaboration with a customer-driven mission. Enjoy the autonomy of a collaborative atmosphere and harness a robust technical stack of tools and compute power. If you're passionate about tinkering with AI/ML in a flexible and innovative environment, this is the team for you!

Project Highlights:

Cutting-Edge Research: Dive into an R&D shop, identifying, obtaining, and analyzing diverse data sets using object detection and large language models. Provide quantitative analytic techniques to model events, trends, and behavior in support of national security objectives.

Career Opportunities:

Professional Development: Maxar is committed to your professional growth. Define your own career trajectory with dedicated professional development time, conference attendance, corporate partner/industry training, and much more.

Resource Arsenal: Work with your direct supervisor and mentors, utilizing amazing resources for consistent progress, including paid certifications, education reimbursement, student loan forgiveness, and more.

Day-to-Day Wizardry:

Complex Modeling Mastery: Join a skilled team applying cutting-edge research in a complex and evolving data environment. Develop code using Python, TensorFlow, PyTorch, and related software packages to perform complex modeling for object detection and characterization.

Data Integration Sorcery: Integrate data from various sources, formats, and disciplines into coherent databases. Train foundation models, fine-tune them to address real intelligence questions, and craft compelling documentation and reports for decision-makers.

Our Team's Quest Requirements:

️ Security Mastery: Current/active TS/SCI security clearance with required Polygraph.

Educational Foundation: Bachelor's degree in a related field (Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, etc.). Relevant professional experience may be your key to this adventure.

Experience Alchemy: 5+ years of relevant professional experience with recent exposure to performing complex modeling, machine learning/object detection/computer vision, Python, R, or related software packages.

Bonus Skills That'll Amaze Us:

AI/ML Mastery: Experience with PyTorch, Keras, and a proven track record in creating code and models.

️ Overhead Imager Extraordinaire: Experience with overhead imagery platforms and types would be extraordinary.

Ready to Pave the Way in Data Science? Join Maxar and Be a Pioneer in Intelligence Innovation! ✨


Maxar Technologies values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.