Massachusetts Institute of Technology Data Engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Job Number: 20350
Functional Area: Information Technology
Department: MIT Sloan Faculty and Research Services
School Area: Sloan School of Management
Employment Type: Full-Time
Employment Category: Exempt
Visa Sponsorship Available: No
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TECHNICAL ASSOCIATE I, Sloan School of Management-Food Supply Chain Analytics and Sensing (FSAS) Initiative, to support the FSAS on a project that aims to understand and manage the risk associated with intentional adulteration of food supply chains (i.e., poultry,beef, pork, milk, seafood, and produce), with a focus on economically motivated adulteration (EMA). Will be responsible for the development and deployment of data products (e.g., models, pipelines), helping to stand up a robust data pipeline, conducting quality control checks, maintaining a data lake to support research and data products, conducting and writing up research, and performing other duties as needed.
REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree in a relevant scientific field (computer science, engineering, mathematics); two years’ relevant experience; familiarity with Python, SQL, and Github; ability to work both independently and as a member of a team; attention to detail; and familiaritywith basic statistical techniques (e.g., hypothesis testing, simple linear models). PREFERRED: experience working with databases (MSSQL), Docker, Selenium, and machine learning (TensorFlow); an interest in food safety and security issues; and advanced-levl Chinese language skills. Job #2035010/27/21