DOC Bureau of Economic Analysis Seeks Chief Data Scientist

Original Job Opening Posted on

The Department of Commerce Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) is searching for a Chief Data Scientist, according to a job posting on

This senior-level (SL) position, Chief Data Scientist, advises the Director, Deputy Director, and Executives on a vision to guide bureau-wide innovations to the BEA economic accounts and leads the development of new statistical products by identifying, documenting, and prioritizing major methodological and product initiatives.

According to the posting, the Chief Data Scientist:

  • Adopts and updates a comprehensive data science strategy.
  • Develops and maintains a data science strategic plan that provides a roadmap for bureau-wide data science innovations in the short, medium, and long term

    Sets policies and best practices for shared data repositories, metadata structures, and data processing.

  • Oversees major development and improvement of techniques and assures expansion and integration of the source data used in the production of the Bureau’s economic measures and related analyses.
  • Briefs the Secretary, the Deputy Secretary, the Under Secretary for Economic Affairs, the department’s Chief Economist, and other officials of the DOC, officials of other federal agencies, and public and private groups on subjects associated with innovations in the economic measurement activities of the Bureau.
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Job Opening Details

Job Opening Date: 06/27/2023
Job Closing Date: 07/26/2023
Salary Range: $141,022 - $212,100 per year
Pay Scale/Grade: SL 00
Telework Eligible: field_64f0d0e139801
Applications Open To: field_64f0d0ff39802
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