Data Scientist/Analyst

Location: Bethesda, MD
Date Posted: 08-31-2018
Position Overview:
As the Program Analyst, you will provide an understanding of market indicators that may be used to forecast business; Examples include GDP, Federal Budget, inflation, etc.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Data management: 
  • Understand data, its context, and relationship to other data
  • Ability to Integrate and manipulate data
  • Know structured content and hybrid data
  • Understand data quality and standards
  • Ability to cleanse and validate data
  • Ability to create data architecture
Data scientists/modelers
  • Know analytics and data mining techniques
  • Understand techniques and model development
  • Diagnose/validate models (“Trust, but verify”)
  • Perform data discovery and visualize results
  • Statistical analyses and probabilities (regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests and proper usage, etc.)
  • Understanding of data modeling technologies, artificial intelligence, and tools available for modeling including Micro Strategy
  • Understanding of data visualization techniques
Business analysis
  • Focus on the business
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Information requirements
  • Good communication skills to work with subject matter experts
  • Create business value from insights
  • Enable management review and decision management 
  • Ability to present complex analytics and logical and understandable formats        
Required Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in statistics, math, computer science, economics, or equivalent.
  • At least five (5) years of Data Science experience
  • Must pass a Public Trust background
Our competitive benefits package includes medical and dental coverage, 401k plan with employer contribution, paid holiday, vacation and sick leave, metro-check program, and tuition reimbursement. If you enjoy being a part of a chance to work with bright, highly motivated people dedicated to excellence, please apply today!

Nationwide IT Services, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics
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