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Applied Mathematician

Job Title: Applied Mathematician                                         Reports to: Team Lead

FLSA Status: Full-Time (Exempt)                                        Department: Space Science

Position Objective:

  • To be a key member of a team that collects data, analyzes, and implements new generation scientific algorithms in space science through mathematical modeling, statistical analysis, and computer code development.

Essential Functions:

  • Carry out hypothesis testing through statistical analysis methods to analyze and interpret data results
  • Create and enhance mathematical models that attempt to recreate reality in an astronomical setting
  • Create, enhance, and debug code
  • Perform verification and quality assurance for new and existing software
  • Create presentations, papers, and reports to convey statistical analysis, mathematical modeling, and coding development to customers

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Mathematics, Statistics, or equivalent, with a consistently superior academic record in Mathematics
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Effective problem solving
  • Attention to detail and effective time and schedule management skills
  • Ability to adapt within a small team to support evolving customer requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A minor or dual degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
  • Theoretical knowledge and experience in object modeling and software development
  • Experience implementing data structures
  • Experience with Java and/or C++ coding

Citizenship/Security Clearance Requirements:

  • U.S. Person
  • May be required to obtain and maintain U.S. Government Security Clearance

About Us:

Applied Optimization is a growing organization located in Fairborn, OH. We are an equal opportunity employer offering a competitive salary that is commensurate with qualifications and a comprehensive benefits package.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

This job description is subject to change.

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