Data Scientist - San Francisco, CA

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<p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">DatamanUSA has an exciting opportunity for a <strong>Data Scientist </strong>to work on-site with one of our direct clients in San Francisco, CA. We love referrals! Please refer us to your friends, family, and colleagues for this opportunity. DatamanUSA gives referral bonuses (up to $500) if they get selected and perform well for our clients.</span></span><br /> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><br />
<span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><strong>Title: </strong> Data Scientist <br />
<strong>Duration: </strong>12+ Months (with 24 months of extension)<br />
<strong>Location: </strong>San Francisco, CA</span></span><br /> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><u><strong>Minimum Job-Specific Skills/Qualifications Required (in order of relative importance):</strong></u></span></span><br /> </p> <ol> <li style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Experience managing technical projects, including conflict resolution, issue escalations, status reporting and resource management.</span></span></li> <li style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Experience in R and Stata.</span></span></li> <li style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Experience with data visualization and software such as Tableau and Power BI.</span></span></li> <li style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Excellent presentation skills for both technical and non-technical audiences, including creating and presenting executive summaries to management and technical committees.</span></span></li> <li style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Proven track record leading enterprise-wide digital services initiatives, government agency experience preferred.</span></span></li> <li style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Experienced with the principles and techniques of project management including the ability to develop and track complex project plans, manage risks, manage scope and manage resources.</span></span></li> <li style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Experienced with agile project management methodologies.</span></span></li> <li style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Experienced with the principles of full life cycle systems design and development.</span></span></li> <li style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Experienced with the principles and techniques of program design, development, testing, and documentation.</span></span></li> <li style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Familiarity with web technologies, front-end development, and back-end development.</span></span></li> <li style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Knowledge of digital government and digital government strategies</span></span></li> <li style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Ability to
identify and evaluate alternative solutions, costs and benefits.</span></span></li> <li style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Ability to communicate effectively in English, orally and in writing.</span></span></li> <li style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Ability to build coalitions among the various stakeholders using excellent conflict resolution skills, where needed.</span></span></li> <li style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Ability to manage complex relationships among stakeholders on a project which has significant executive oversight.</span></span></li> <li style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Excellent analytical capabilities and the ability to breakdown complex ideas into manageable pieces.</span></span></li> <li style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with both technical and non-technical audiences, including creating and presenting executive summaries to steering committees and other executive-level leadership.</span></span></li> <li style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Proficiency with MS Office applications including Word, Excel, Project, and Visio.</span></span></li> <li style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Exposure and experience with Cloud computing.</span></span></li> <li style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Conceptual understanding of Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, IBM, and Oracle Cloud Platforms.</span></span></li> <li style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Experience using SQL, Python, or other database query languages.</span></span></li>
</ol> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><u><strong>Additional Skills/Qualifications Desired:</strong></u></span></span></p> <ol> <li style="text-align: justify;">Prepare effective written materials for purposes of user and system documentation.</li> <li style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Use initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines.</span></span></li> <li style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Resolve complex technical issues.</span></span></li> <li style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Explain technical issues to senior management in a non-technical manner.</span></span></li> <li style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Recent experience within government agencies or public bodies with projects of a similar type.</span></span></li> <li style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Experience in user research and data analysis.</span></span></li>
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JOB TYPE
Work Day: Full Time
Employment type: Permanent Job
Salary: Negotiable


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