Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board Seeks a Data Scientist

Original Job Opening Posted on USAJobs.gov: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/789530000

The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board (FRITB), Office of Planning and Risk, is searching for a Data Scientist, according to a job posting on USAJobs.gov.

This position serves as a subject matter expert in the highly technical and specialized area of data sciences. They will serve as a key advisor to the Chief Data Officer (CDO) and FRTIB senior leadership on all matters related to the application of mathematics, statistical analysis, modeling/simulation, machine learning, natural language processing, data and computer sciences.

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

  • Directs internal and external process or system reviews, studies and data validation efforts which provide a means for evaluating system performance and effectiveness.
  • Works alongside other data scientists, program subject matter experts, IT specialists, and others to recommend technical and analytical solutions that meet requirements for decision-making.
  • Shares technical guidance and advises agency staff about federal government’s requirements for data collection, data management, and advanced data analytics to include machine learning and artificial intelligence.
  • 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, and others to generate reports and develop compelling stories that convey statistical or technical information to non-technical audiences.
  • Serves as a recognized expert and technical authority on analytical, statistical, and programming techniques necessary to collect, organize, analyze, and interpret unique and highly specialized data sets, which allows for the use and analysis of data and analytics for FRTIB decision-making.
  • Uses statistical tools such as mathematics, statistics, performance measurement, and advanced analytics such as artificial intelligence, machine learning and natural language processing for cloud computing and analyzing data sets.
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Job Opening Details

Job Opening Date: 05/02/2024
Job Closing Date: 05/16/2024
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: Career Transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL); the Public; Veterans
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