• 20-Jan-2021 to 21-Mar-2021 (CST)
  • Huntsville, AL, USA
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, PTO, 401(k)

MTA, Inc. is a Woman Owned Small Business with headquarters in Huntsville, AL.  We are a diversified company recognized for excellence in Engineering, Integrated Logistics, and Quality Assurance.  MTA provides services to U.S. defense agencies, NASA, and the U.S. Corp of Engineers.

MTA, Inc. has an immediate opening for the position of Data Scientist.


Job Description:

To provide support to the System Readiness Directorate's Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and System Assessment (RAM-SA) Division in support of developing and implementing machine learning algorithms and tools in SQL and Python. The objective of this project is to develop, implement and support data science work in the RAM division in support of tool development research and the Predictive Maintenance National Mission Initiative (PMx NMI).

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Performing detailed and complex calculations necessary to assess advanced systems concepts
  • Transferring data into a new format to make it more appropriate for analysis
  • Creating new, experimental frameworks to analyze data
  • Building tools to automate data collection
  • Searching through large data sets for usable information
  • Creating reports and presentations
  • Correlating similar data to find actionable results

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience with machine learning and AI
  • Knowledge of programming languages like SQL, and Python
  • Familiarity with business intelligence tools (e.g., Tableau)
  • Strong mathematics skills (e.g., statistics, linear algebra)
  • Knowledge of popular Algorithms (e.g., Linear Regression, Random Forests, Nave Bayes, KNN, & kMeans)
  • Knowledge of Libraries (e.g., TensorFlow, scikit-learn, Keras, matplotlib, h2o, matplotlib, pyodbc)
  • Experience with big data technologies
  • Working knowledge of statistics
  • Exceptional technical writing skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and with team members from different background
  • Excellent attention to detail


  • PHD plus 8 years of experience
  • MS plus 10 years of experience
  • BS/BA plus 12 years of experience



  • Secret Security Clearance required
  • Must be a U. S. citizen.


MTA, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

MTA uses E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility of employees.


This job posting is not a guarantee of employment.

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