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Data Mining Engineer

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Hughes Network Systems, LLC Germantown , MD 20874

Posted 5 months ago

EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) headquartered in Englewood, CO, with additional locations world-wide, is a premier global provider of satellite solutions and technology services. Together with its major subsidiaries

EchoStar Satellite Services and Hughes Network Systems EchoStar offers employees the opportunity to explore the boundaries of what's possible in the fields of engineering and the business functions transforming this engineering into revenue.

Hughes has an exciting opportunity for a Data Mining Engineer to be based in Germantown, Maryland. The primary focus of this position is to apply data mining and machine learning techniques to structured and unstructured data and provide descriptive and predictive analyses that will guide business decisions and prioritize enhancements in products and services. This position will work across multiple domains of the domestic/international managed service business, including but not limited to: sales & marketing, product manufacturing, billing, product/service performance, automated/agent-assisted customer support, support visits, and customer feedback.


  • Compile and clarify requirements from stakeholders for the data mining projects.

  • Proactively search for improvement opportunities across business domains to create requirements for the data mining projects.

  • Partner with IT, engineering, manufacturing and other business operation groups to collect data of diverse forms and formats for the data mining projects from multiple data sources within the companies and from the public domains (e.g., weather data).

  • As required and feasible, collaborate to build new or enhance the automated processes for data collection, and even for data recording at the data generating ends, to expand and sharpen the vision of data mining with goal of near real-time feedback.

  • Carry out the projects with data mining and machine learning techniques such as:

  • Perform data integrity review and data cleansing

  • Analyze data, run descriptive statistics, explore relationships: correlation, covariance, causality, structural equation modeling, and build Bayesian Influence diagrams

  • Define and develop features selections (Ridge/Lasso) and rankings

  • Define dynamics in the system as difference equations, Markovian processes, AR/ARMA, and develop Optimization algorithms

  • Sub-group analysis: clustering, agglomerative clustering, graph based clustering, and PCA analysis

  • Develop Predictive models with Gradient Boosting, Random Forest, SVM, and Logistic Regression using both generative and discriminative algorithms

  • Communicate data mining insights and recommend improvements to stakeholders using dashboards, automated reports, and presentations skills

Basic Requirements:

  • MS in Data Science, Business Analytics or Computer Science plus Minor in Applied Statistics with 3 - 5 years of working experience in the data mining field, particularly predictive analysis

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in following:

  • R, Python, Java

  • Data science toolkits, such as RDSTK, NumPy, Weka, etc.

  • Conventional RDBMS platform such as Oracle, SQL Server

  • Big Data Hadoop/MapReduce/SPARK/HIVE/NoSQL platform

  • Data visualization tools such as Tableau, D3.js, GGplot, WEBI

  • Experience in text analytics is preferred

  • Excellent communications, and presentation skills

  • Possess the following traits: fast learning, innovative, and collaborative leadership.

EchoStar and its Affiliated Companies are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. U.S. Citizenship is required for certain positions. EEO is the law.

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Hughes Network Systems, LLC