Data Scientist

Data Scientist

  • NY

The Jed Foundation

Key Responsibilities

The Data Scientist/Statistician of DesImp:
  • Using data to develop solutions tailored to meet the organization’s unique needs, including the incorporation of technology tools where appropriate
  • Support DesImp and other department leaders at JED to utilize and interpret data
  • Aid with design experiments, testing hypotheses, and building models
  • Perform data analysis and complex design algorithms
  • Work with team members to analyze problems and document results/methodologies.
  • Assist and perform experimental design approaches to validate findings or test hypotheses.
  • Validate/Verify analysis by comparing appropriate samples.
  • Use appropriate algorithms to discover patterns in complex datasets
  • Inform data architecture, and data sharing approaches, and evaluate data sources
  • Other duties as assigned
Organizational Responsibilities:
  • Participate in organizational meetings
  • Lead internal learning collaboratives related to data science, statistical methodologies, interpretation of data, and other data-related topics for staff

Skills Knowledge and Expertise

  • Master’s degree in Data Science, Informatics, a related field, or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years of experience in the development and implementation of technologies
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills required
  • Demonstrated ability to provide documentation
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to balance multiple projects and be flexible in day-to-day work tasks
  • Strong facilitation and presentation skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others
  • Experience working with community organizations
  • Ability to independently travel to meetings locally, regionally and statewide when applicable
  • Perform other duties as assigned

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