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Senior Data Scientist - Predictive Maintenance

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Businesses Raytheon Technologies Corporate Job ID 01392792 Date posted 09/02/2020 City Brooklyn State New York Country United States

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UTNB1: Corp - Brooklyn NY 55 Water St, Brooklyn, NY, 11201 USA

Sr. Data Scientist – Predictive Maintenance

About us
We are the digital accelerator of Raytheon Technologies (RTX), a Fortune 50 company.
Our company was born from the merger of United Technologies (an Aerospace
conglomerate) and Raytheon (a defense behemoth) in April 2020. The digital accelerator
was established in 2017 at United Technologies under the corporate umbrella. We
provide digital services to all 4 business units of the new company (Pratt & Whitney,
Collins Aerospace, Raytheon Missiles and Defense, Raytheon Intelligence and Space).
Although we are part of a 200,000-employee company, the digital accelerator with ~130
employees, operates in a start-up like, agile environment. The teams operate in two
offices with the main office in Brooklyn, NY and the second office in Atlanta, GA.

The data science team provides solutions on a wide variety of topic to our stake holders.
The team started with general topics of data science but overtime as a response to our
business unit needs evolved into becoming the specialists in predictive maintenance of
various systems used in commercial and military aerospace.

We are seeking a highly motivated data scientists to join the data science team at the
digital accelerator in either Brooklyn, NY or Atlanta, GA. We are looking for people who
have a passion for analyzing and uncovering digital insights from large, complex streams
of data derived from the worlds most advanced aerospace, and defense systems.

The position is tailored towards a specialist in the domain of predictive maintenance. An
ideal candidate has a deep knowledge of data driven models in this field and has
experience working with sensors time series data, how to clean and analyze them and
how to build predictive models using such data. Depending on the application, models
could be anomaly detection or remaining useful life prediction.

As a member of the team, you will work on the research, development, and
implementation of complex machine learning systems to predict rare events and faults in
aerospace and defense systems.

This position will provide the unique opportunity to operate in a start-up-like environment
within a Fortune 50 company. Our digital focus is geared towards releasing the insights
inherent RTXs best-in-class products and services. Together we aim to achieve new
levels of productivity by changing the way we work and identifying new sources of
growth for our customers.

Job Responsibilities include:

  • Develop models and algorithms that will improve how we design, manufacture, monitor,and maintain industrial assets such as jet engines and other aviation systems.
  • Conduct exploratory data analysis
  • Participate in early stage R&D work to further advance the ML platform
  • Collaborate with software development to implement and deploy newly developed technologies and algorithms
  • Work with business units and lead data scientists to implement real-world critical use cases on the platform
  • Build scripts to automate, clean, transform, cross-reference and merge large sources of data utilizing Python
  • Results-oriented with a strong sense of ownership in delivering for our customer and businesses


  • Must be a U.S citizen or U.S. person (permanent resident)
  • MSc or PhD in Mechanical, Electrical, Aerospace or Reliability engineering
  • 3-5 years of related experience. Relevant graduate research work counts
  • Minimum 3 years of experience with Python
  • Deep knowledge on at least 2 of the 3: signal processing, time series anomaly detection, prognostics and health management
  • Preferred but not required knowledge of reliability engineering data analytics
  • Experience with high frequency sensor time series data
  • Preferably experience with some but not necessarily all of: time-domain/ frequency domain feature extraction, RNN and LSTM, Markov Chains, Kalman Filtering, Spectral Kurtosis, remaining useful life prediction
  • Preferably peer reviewed publications in domains of signal processing and/or PHM
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with the ability to well work in cross functional teams
  • Experience in stake holder management and communicating results to non-experts.
  • Motivated self-starter with a strong enthusiasm to learn
  • Ability to deal well with ambiguous and undefined problems

Raytheon Technologies 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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Raytheon Technologies is an equal opportunity 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.

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