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Data Scientist 1
Beltsville, Maryland, United States - 20705

Job Title - Data Scientist 1
Location - Beltsville, MD

Ion Storage Systems, Inc. is looking to add a full-time data scientist to our team in Beltsville, MD. This position reports to the Principal Technical Program Directory and will be responsible for helping ION understand and make connections through thorough data analysis on all areas of work at ION. In this role, you will work in a cross-functional environment as a resource to various technical teams and partner with other scientists and engineers. We expect this candidate can apply scientific principles to a range of technical projects and make decisions based on sound scientific reasoning.

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer the following company benefits:
•Medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance, with the company paying more than 75% of the premiums
•Stock options in an early-stage company
•Hybrid work model
•Company and floating holidays
•17 days of PTO to start
•401k plan with a 4% company match
•Wellness allowance of $1k annually

•Conduct data analyses across all departments within ION to help us transform data into valuable technical insights
•Implement and validate various models with the goal to help our scientists and engineers better understand technical behaviors
•Assess different statistical or machine learning techniques as needed
•Participate in discussions to specify new data collection processes/tools for new projects
•Communicate with internal clients to understand and help define technical needs
•Evaluate results and communicate the results to a range of audiences both technical and non-technical

Required Experience:
•1-3 years of working experience as a data scientist, preferably in a corporate environment
•Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics or equivalent field

Required Skills:
•Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
•Strong interpersonal skills to facilitate smooth and efficient inter-disciplinary collaboration
•Familiarity with scripting languages such as Python and database scripting languages such as MySQL
•Strong understanding of statistical programming environments like R and experience with machine learning in environments like TensorFlow.
•Exposure to analytical software such as MATLAB or SAS
Special Working Conditions:
•Verification of COVID-19 vaccination is required prior to starting
Ion Storage Systems, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, ancestry, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or Veteran status.

To all recruitment agencies: Ion Storage Systems, Inc. will not accept agency resumes for this role. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs email, or to any Ion Storage Systems employees or any other company email address. Ion Storage Systems is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Company Description
Ion Storage Systems Inc., located in Beltsville, MD, is a rapidly growing company commercializing its breakthrough lithium metal battery technology based on discoveries made at the University of Maryland. The company is committed to developing products that will impact everyday life on a global scale. Our technology improves product performance and safety in a variety of applications including, defense and aerospace, consumer electronics, electrified transportation, and renewable energy storage. Our team is made up of innovative, driven & creative individuals who are passionate about their work. The company offers an inclusive environment, growth opportunities and encourages work/life balance.