2 months ago
Job type: Full-time
Hiring from: US only
Category: All others
Skylight (https://skylight.digital/) is at the forefront of a civic movement to reinvent how the government serves the public in a digital world.
We’re looking for a Data Scientist to join our talented team of technologists in driving this movement forward.
You’ll be a key part of our small, but rapidly growing team, which consists of former Presidential Innovation Fellows, founders of 18F, and members of the U.S. Digital Service.
We work in small, fast, agile teams to create exceptional customer experiences and enduring solutions out of the government’s most complex design and technology challenges. The work is challenging, but highly rewarding.
What you’ll do:
Identify valuable data sources and automate collection processes
Undertake preprocessing of structured and unstructured data
Analyze large amounts of information to discover trends and patterns
Build predictive models and machine-learning algorithms
Combine models through ensemble modeling
Present information using data visualization techniques
Propose solutions and strategies to business challenges
Select and use the right tools, frameworks, languages, and technologies for the job, with a preference for open-source solutions
Collaborate with others as part of a cross-functional team that includes user experience researchers and designers, product managers, engineers, and other functional specialists
Represent Skylight's culture of delivery when interacting with government stakeholders and other contractors
What we’re looking for:
In-depth knowledge of computer science, statistics, and/or mathematics
Experience using advanced statistical and data-mining techniques such as regression, properties of distributions, and statistical tests
Expertise in programming languages/frameworks such as Java/Scala, R, Python, and SQL
Experience with distributed data/computing tools such as Spark, Hadoop, and Hive
Experience using web services such as Redshift and S3
Expertise in machine learning and deep-learning libraries such as Scikit-Learn, TensorFlow, Keras, PyTorch, and Apache Spark MLlib
Experience using business intelligence tools such as Tableau, SAS, Microstrategy, and Looker
Experience working with notebooks such as Jupyter, Zeppelin, and Databricks Notebook
Experience visualizing/presenting data to stakeholders using tools such as Matplotlib, Seaborn, and D3
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Strong business acumen and curiosity
A drive to learn and master new technologies and techniques
Ability to select and use the right tools for the job, particularly open-source solutions
Ability to communicate clearly to technical and non-technical audiences
Experience working within a multidisciplinary, agile team format
A mindset and work approach that aligns with our core values (https://skylight.digital/culture/)
Able to travel from time to time
We focus on supporting you in a variety of ways:
Profit-sharing and/or bonus opportunities
Health insurance, including medical, dental, vision, and more
401k match at 10% of your salary
Unlimited paid time-off policy
$2,000 continuing education allowance, including conference events
Incentives for living in a HUBZone area (https://maps.certify.sba.gov/hubzone/map), including relocation assistance and a monthly stipend to help offset the cost of rent or mortgage. (Read more about us being a HUBZone: https://skylight.digital/about/#hubzone.)
Time to focus on activities such as learning & development, open-source projects, and community outreach
An environment that empowers you to unleash your superpowers for public good
Note that we participate in E-Verify and upon hire, will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.
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