Department of State Seeks a Supervisory Data Scientist

Original Job Opening Posted on

The Department of State is searching for a Supervisory Data Scientist, according to a job posting on

This position is located in the State Department Office of Management Strategy and Solutions (M/SS). M/SS catalyzes strategic, data-informed management solutions and provides insights to advance foreign policy goals. The staff provide strategic operational recommendations and advice to leadership in formulating and implementing the Department’s management goals and objectives.

According to the posting, duties for the Supervisory Data Scientist include:

  • Oversees and coordinates analytical and statistical projects and programming techniques necessary to collect, organize, analyze, and interpret unique and complex data sets. Provides strategic and technical guidance and hands-on support.
  • Codes with languages such as python or R and uses SQL and other data processing and analytics tools and software to analyze data sets and uses data visualization tools such as MS Power BI, Tableau, MS Excel, ArcGIS, and others to generate reports.
  • Makes use of U.S. government data from the intelligence community and/or data available on Top Secret systems to conduct advanced analytics and develop models to support foreign policy development, operational decision making, and strategic planning.
  • Liaises with interlocutors in the interagency and the intelligence community to make accurate and informed recommendations as to data science approaches that will answer the foreign policy or business question at hand.
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Job Opening Details

Job Opening Date: 07/02/2024
Job Closing Date: 07/10/2024
Salary Range: $139,395 - $181,216 per year
Pay Scale/Grade: GS 14
Telework Eligible: Yes—as determined by the agency policy.
Applications Open To: Internal to an agency, Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)

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