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5/15/2019
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Junior Data Scientist
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Logistics Management Institute | Sprouses Corner, VA
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Job Description

Overview

This position is embedded within our Data Analytics practice. Leverage your curiosity and problem-solving skills to explore, discover, and predict patterns contained within data sets for a wide range of government clients. This includes the derivation of clear narratives that help our clients understand their data and how those insights address research questions.

Responsibilities

* Frame and scale data problems to analyze, visualize, and find data solutions.
* Manipulate common data formats, including comma-delimited, text files, and JSON.
* Transform data and analysis into informative visualizations and interactive dashboards using open-source and commercially available visualization and dashboard tools.
* Derive insights and analytic narratives from data and visualizations for effective storytelling and clear communication in response to research questions.
* Work in a fast-paced, solutions-oriented environment focused on client deliverables, analysis, and reporting.

Qualifications

* Bachelor's degree in data science, mathematics, statistics, economics, computer science, engineering, or a related business or quantitative discipline
* Experience working with tools, including object-oriented programming (Python, Java), computational analysis tools (R, MATLAB), and associated data science libraries (scikit-learn)
* Experience creating meaningful data visualizations and interactive dashboards such as Tableau, Qlik, Power BI, RShiny, plotly, and d3.js to communicate findings and relate them back to how your insights create business impact
* Working knowledge of databases and SQL; preferred qualifications include linking analytic and data visualization products to database connections
* Preferred experience with data science methods related to data architecture, data munging, data and feature engineering, and predictive analytics; additional preferred qualifications include working with unstructured text and natural language processing
* Superior communication skills, both oral and written

Applicants for this position may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Please note that only US citizens are eligible to obtain security clearances.

About Logistics Management Institute

The Institute prides itself on its practical approach and skill training curriculum. We are honored by our long tradition of teaching and employing the concept of "practical skills" training as the Institute has done. Some 2,500 companies, government agencies, railroads, motor carriers and freight forwarders have hired many of the 84,000+ alumni of the Institute to manage their companies and logistics departments. The Institute and its graduates have held a unique position in the field it serves as well as the field of education. Since 1923, The Institute has provided service to an industry that employs a significant part of the nations population and accounts for over a trillion (1) dollars of the annual gross domestic product. While providing a very specialized education and training to its students, the Institute from its beginning has always operated as a private school without fiscal endowment or financial aid from either the federal or state levels of government. Since 1923, the Institute has pioneered the areas of transportation education and training. The curriculum of the Institute spans most areas of involvement within the transportation, logistics management, and supply-chain fields. In addition, the Institute and its courses interact well to the other business disciplines, such as finance, accounting, economics and business law. Through the expertise of its faculty, the Institute provides comprehensive, up-to-date knowledge to professionals who want to successfully compete in today's complex logistics and supply-chain industry.