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Data Science Fellowship at Institute for Defense Analyses

Application deadline January 31st.

The Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA) is a not-for-profit corporation that operates three Federally Funded Research Centers (FFRDCs). IDA’s Systems and Analyses Center is located in Alexandria, Virginia and is comprised of eight research divisions providing objective analyses of national security issues, particularly those requiring scientific and technical expertise, and conducts related research on other national challenges.

The IDA Data Science Fellowship provides recent graduates a unique opportunity to develop and apply data science skills to important issues in national security. Data Science Fellows will investigate the ways newly available ‘big data’ methodologies contribute to national security and gain experience developing advanced data science tools. They will use their critical thinking and analytic skills to work on challenging real-world national security issues. In a collaborative team environment, perform data manipulation and statistical, econometric, predictive, descriptive, and other quantitative analyses to answer national security-related research questions. Fellows should expect to learn while creatively contributing to interdisciplinary project teams.

Fellows will have an opportunity to work research questions in areas such as:
  • Appraisal of current DoD investments in a broad range of areas: from human factors to autonomous systems, from materials science to nuclear weapons effects, from social behaviors to quantum computing;
  • Analyze and research questions on DoD personnel, military readiness and efficacy, and organizational efficiency topics;
  • Assessment of federal agency information and computing architectures that support data science applications (i.e., large, distributed data sets and computational assets);
  • Application of data exploration, text analytics, forecasting, statistical inference, simulation to areas of military personnel, manpower, and acquisition of DOD weapon systems.
Over the course of the three-year program, fellowship experiences will include:
  • Involvement in workshops and discussions on relevant topics
  • Mentorship from members of the IDA research staff
  • Training on specific analytical methods and tools
  • Attendance and presentation at select professional society meetings

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Research Assistant at the Nathan Kline Institute

Applications are currently being invited for a 2-year Research Assistant position with the NKI-Rockland Sample Research Program (NKI-RS) at the Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research (NKI) in Orangeburg, NY.

The NKI-RS is focused on understanding the impact of psychiatric illnesses on developmental processes utilizing innovative MRI-based imaging approaches to characterize brain maturation across the lifespan. Additionally, the NKI-RS is dedicated to the support of open data-sharing initiatives, such as the 1000 Functional Connectomes Project and the International Neuroimaging Data-sharing Initiative.

Applicants should have a B.S. or B.A. in psychology, neuroscience, biology, social work, or related scientific fields. The ideal candidates will have prior human subject research experience, strong interpersonal skills, strong written and oral communication, and the ability to work as a member of a team as well as independently. Technical skills are a plus, but not required.

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The Bar-Peled Lab at MBH/HMS Has Open Research Positions!

The Bar-Peled Lab of Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center at Harvard Medical School is accepting applications
for a Research Technician position. The laboratory studies the cellular response to altered metabolic states in multiple cancer
models. Specific studies relate to discovering druggable vulnerabilities in genetically defined cancers and elucidating the
mechanisms of reactive oxygen species in cancer growth using cutting edge chemical proteomic technologies. More about
their research can be found at: barpeledlab.org.

Dr. Bar-Peled seeks exceptionally motivated candidates who enjoy conducting research and involving themselves in the
dynamic environment of the laboratory. She or he will have the opportunity to become fully involved with all the steps of
research being completed in their laboratory, often working directly with Dr. Bar-Peled, which will lead to numerous
publications. Investigators in their laboratory will present at regular laboratory meetings and will be encouraged to attend talks conducted by scientists visiting the Harvard Medical School campus. The experience gained in the lab will be very helpful for pursuing a career as a researcher or physician. Exceptional technicians may have a further opportunity to engage in their own primary research project.

Job Requirements:
College degree with a preference in biology, molecular biology, chemistry, or biochemistry is preferred. Candidates with a
strong computational background are also encouraged to apply. 1-3 years of research experience is highly recommended.
The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, organized, and able to work independently as well as part of a team in a fastpaced
evolving environment. Excellent communication and organizational skills are necessary.

Please send a cover letter, your CV and a list of three references to Dr. Liron Bar-Peled at lironbp@scripps.edu.

Vermont Employer Highlight: Jobs in Aerospace…in Vermont!

We bet you weren’t aware that there is a vibrant aerospace industry here in Vermont. The industry creates 9,500 jobs in commercial aviation and around 3,600 manufacturing positions! You can learn more via the Vermont Edition story, “Flying Under the Radar: Vermont’s Aerospace Industry

We’d like to highlight two companies who have open positions in software engineering. A great opportunity for our CS seniors and alums!

Beta Technologies

Based in South Burlington, Beta Technologies specializes in the design and development of electric aircraft including advanced flight control and electric propulsion systems, with a focus on clean aviation technology. Their creative and analytical engineering team practice fundamental and innovative engineering. Specialties include software development, system integration, power system design, algorithm development, thermal analysis, sensing and control systems.

They are currently hiring for a Software Engineer position. You can send your resume to careers@beta.team.

Liquid Measurement Systems

Based in Georgia, Vermont, Liquid Measurement Systems (LMS) is one of Vermont’s fastest growing aerospace companies, and a leader in aerospace fuel measurement technologies. They specialize in the design, development, certification and manufacture of components for commercial and military aircraft.

LMS is known for its proprietary, electro-mechanical products that operate using embedded software. Their designs are customer- and platform-unique, and undergo rigorous qualification and certification before entering production.

They are currently hiring a Software Engineer II – which does require a few years of experience, so great for a CS alum!

Two Great Summer Internships at IBM

Application deadline November 30th.

Software Developer Intern

IBM CIO (Chief Information Office) Organization is looking for innovative talent who bring fresh new ideas to create a productive environment for all IBMers across the globe through their internship program offering. Their mission is to provide the best work experience in a digital workplace to all IBM employees and consequently positively impact on the way IBM delivers what their clients need.

Are you interested in working in an innovative and collaborative environment for the summer? If so, this is your chance to work in the first IBM area to become agile and to create meaningful solutions that impact their technology and business transformation for a new business era – all in just one summer!

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Minimum of 1-year experience in programming and software development using at least two programming languages, preferably Java, C++, Python, Node.js and/or R
  • Knowledge of Object-Oriented Programming constructs and design principles
  • Knowledge of development and deployment on a cloud-based environment like IBM BlueMix, AWS, Azure, etc.
  • Minimum of 1-year experience using problem solving skills such as: Analyze causes using existing techniques or tools, prepare and recommend solution alternatives
  • Ability to collaborate with others
  • Ability to challenge the validity of given procedures & processes with the intent to enhance and improve
  • Demonstrated experience in working with business leaders to design solutions
  • Enrolled in a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Information Technology, Management Information Systems or a similar degree program

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CIO Data Scientist Intern

  • Explore and examine data from multiple, disparate data sources
  • Sift through all incoming data with the objective of discovering previously hidden insights
  • Recommendations may be related to user experience, DevOps or improved code quality
  • Develop quantitative models to solve business challenges
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Candidate should be advanced in a single coding language such as R or Python
  • Understanding of statistics and mathematical techniques and their applications
  • Minimum of 1 year experience using problem solving skills such as: Analyze causes using existing techniques or tools, prepare and recommend solution alternatives
  • Ability to absorb professional knowledge quickly and develop skills
  • Ability to draw upon professional concepts to collaborate with others to carry out assigned duties
  • Ability to challenge the validity of given procedures and processes with the intent to enhance and improve
  • Enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics or other qualitative field

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Software Development at REAL Software Systems

Application deadline November 17th.

Real Software Systems (RSS) is looking for motivated individuals to join their growing team.

New projects are being taken on to update and expand their product offering through .Net and other web based technologies.
Desired Knowledge/Skills:
  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related STEM degrees
  • Proactive and detail-oriented
  • Object-oriented, event-based software design exposure
  • Excellent communication, analytical, and problem resolution skills
  • Experience with Windows or Web environments
  • Experience with or desire to learn one or more of the following technologies:
  • SQL Server, T-SQL
  • C#
  • Silverlight
  • Javascript, jQuery, HTML, CSS
  • Web Services
  • ORM via Microsoft’s Entity Framework
  • WPF
  • Enterprise N-tier architecture

RSS is a medium-sized company currently located in Los Angeles, Boston, and London. RSS is an apolitical environment where corporate hierarchies are purposely kept to a minimum. Members of their team (even new ones) enjoy a unique amount of responsibility. They encourage collaboration and the open exploration of ideas. As a result, their team members feel that RSS has many of the most attractive features of a start-up with the security and rewards of a well- established company. RSS provides opportunities for rapid professional growth based on a team member’s interests and abilities. One of the greatest benefits of the RSS environment is its intellectually stimulating and interdisciplinary work setting.

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Wayfair Data Analytics Analyst WT 2019 or Summer 2019

Wayfair Analytics is the engine that powers an enterprise obsessed with data. We move fast, iterating quickly on big business problems. We work smart, applying technology to accelerate unlocking insights and providing outsized value to our customers. We swing big, knowing our customers won’t benefit from micro optimizations. We treat data as a resource; making information globally accessible and eliminating silos. If you want to join a team with these traits in their DNA, read on.

Each Data Analyst is aligned with one or more groups, such as Marketing, Logistics, Finance, or Customer Service and partners with those teams to help them achieve their goals. Whether you’re measuring site performance, analyzing customer behavior and trends, data mining, or optimizing SQL queries, you will be working with cutting edge technology and multi-terabyte data sets.

At their core, Data Analysts at Wayfair are strong in quantitative analysis, enjoy SQL coding but also want to balance that with their interest in business. They think critically to tackle complex challenges, thrive in a fast-paced environment and are seeking a high-growth opportunity where they will have an immediate impact on day one.

Ideal Candidate:  An aspiring Data Analyst with a quantitative background who has a strong desire to make an impact on business decisions with data. You appreciate the power of a data-driven environment and predictive analytics!

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