Do you want to help develop the next generation of the internet—in space? Project Kuiper is an initiative to launch a constellation of Low Earth Orbit satellites that will provide low-latency, high-speed broadband connectivity to unserved and underserved communities around the world. We are looking for people who want to join a cohesive team implementing an ambitious program that pushes the state of the art in distributed systems, networking, machine learning, and hardware design. Key job responsibilitiesThis job focuses on anticipation, allocation, optimization, and monetization of Kuiper resources to ensure that the availability, throughput, and other service-level objectives (SLOs) and agreements (SLAs) are met at all times. As a Sr. Applied Scientist, you will build, productionize, and iteratively develop prototypes, proofs of concept (PoCs), and production code for forecasting, optimization, predictive analytics, anomaly detection, and machine learning (ML) systems. You will work in partnership with other Subject-Matter Experts (SMEs) and Software Development Engineers (SDEs). Some of your work will include:Network capacity planning: forecasting demand and predicting the number of customers that we can serve; conducting system availability and resilience analysis.Bandwidth use optimization to provide the best Internet experience to customers.Data-driven explanatory and predictive modeling, forecasting, impact analysis, and root cause analysis.Design and analysis of experiments.Simulating network operation in complex scenarios (e.g., unstable traffic mixes, component failures, congestion, etc.)Influencing the roadmap with literature reviews and proofs of concepts; building consensus with data and evidence.Conducting simulation of failure events and analyzing their results.A day in the lifeYou will play a key role in the capacity management and planning processes: starting with quantifying customer experience, defining network health and QoS metrics, and creating ML systems for statistically sound data exploration. You will also develop and utilize systems for assessing system availability, reliability and resilience through monitoring, modeling, simulating, and forecasting. Writing high quality data-driven documentation, code, and literature reviews will be part of your daily work as well. You will work with other Data and Applied Scientists, Software Development Engineers, Product Managers, and leadership. About the teamMentorship & Career GrowthOur team is dedicated to supporting new members. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and we are building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. We care about your career growth and strive to assign projects based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded individual contributor and enable them to take on increasingly complex tasks. Work/Life BalanceOur team puts a high value on work-life balance. It isn’t about how many hours you spend at home or at work; it’s about the flow you establish that brings energy your life. We believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment. We offer flexibility in working hours and encourage you to find your own balance between your work and personal lives. Location:We have roles located in Redmond, WA and in Sunnyvale, CA Export Control Requirement:Due to applicable export control laws and regulations, candidates must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (i.e., current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.