Office of Personnel Management Seeks a Data Scientist

Original Job Opening Posted on

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is searching for a Data Scientist, according to a job posting on

The Data Scientist will be part of OPM’s Office of Workforce Policy and Innovation. The selected candidate will use data science tools and analyses processes to develop models that form the foundation for evidence-based policy making and improve talent management activities governmentwide to shape the future of hiring for Federal jobs.

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

  • Serve as the CAP technical expert in data science responsible for research, design, development, deployment, and enhancement of enterprise-wide analytics solutions using highly complex advanced analytics techniques such as machine learning, natural language processing, robotics process automation, and artificial intelligence to modernize classification and qualifications policy.
  • Apply expert knowledge of data science tools, including scripted languages (such as R, Python, SQL, and JavaScript), analytics platforms, and open source/commercial off the-shelf solutions to develop statistical software and computer programs. Performs analysis of statistical data and findings.
  • Design, develop, and implement computational and machine learning algorithms to big data, identifies insights, improves workflows and outcomes, conducts trend analyses, identifies new data sources, and defines new products using next generation analytics tools to develop data-driven organizational solutions to conduct occupational studies and for evidenced based policy making decisions.
  • Design and develop user-centric visualization (e.g., dashboards) solutions that provide insights to decision makers using self-service data visualization tools such as Power BI, Tableau, and R Shiny applications.
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Job Opening Details

Job Opening Date: 03/13/2024
Job Closing Date: 03/19/2024
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, The Public
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