Data Scientist

June 11, 2021
Indianapolis, IN
Job Type


Data Scientist

BCForward is currently seeking highly motivated Data Scientist for our client based in Indianapolis, IN

  • Position: Data Scientist
  • Location: Indianapolis, IN
  • Anticipated Start date: ASAP
  • Position: 6 Months Contract To Hire

Top 3 skills:

  • statistical analysis, logical analysis, coding
  • Associate: experience doing analytical work. Logical (SQL preferred)
  • Intermediate: some coding (using Python or R) (SQL preferred)
  • Senior: Able to code in Python, R, and SQL.

Job Description:
The essential functions of this role are as follows:

  • Helps the data science division within the agency translate business needs and challenges into the correct technical solution
  • Provides mentoring and guidance to other, more junior Data Scientists and staff
  • Engages with key business stakeholders on large projects and initiatives to understand their analytical and operational challenges and translate these needs into data solutions
  • Assess the structure, content, and quality of the data through examination of source systems and data samples
  • Basic understanding of cloud management and some experience in the development of
  • infrastructure as code as well as application development
  • Basic understanding of containerization and image management for data science notebooks
  • Working knowledge of suppression/anonymization methods to ensure privacy standards are met
  • Collaborate with other DS professionals, data engineers, and BI professionals around data/table structures to optimize the architecture, ETL procedures, dashboards, and another self-service needs
  • Prioritize requirements and create rapid prototypes and minimally viable products for end-users
  • Look for opportunities to improve current processes or find efficiencies by applying industry best practices as a DS professional
  • Mines and analyses data from state databases to drive insights into problems and efficiency in processes while maintaining the standards of organizational excellence
  • Interprets data and from multiple sources using a variety of analytical techniques, ranging from simple data aggregation to data mining, to more complex statistical methodologies
  • Use and monitor the input for code repositories like GitHub for code version control Provide end-user education for interpretation of business data
  • Test and evaluate data solutions as it relates to upgrades to existing software Provides
  • maintenance and support for existing data solutions for the agency
  • Document and communicate technical specifications to ensure that proper techniques and standards are incorporated into deliverables and understood by the end-users
  • Perform related duties as assigned

About BCForward:
BCForward began as an IT business solution and staffing firm. Founded in 1998, BCForward has grown with our customers' needs into a full-service personnel solution's organization. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, BCForward also operates numerous delivery centers across North America and India. We are currently the largest consulting firm and largest MBE certified firm in Indiana. Our uninterrupted growth has allowed BCForward to deliver uniquely configured IT staffing and project solutions for over the years of catering to our customers' specific needs. BCForward currently maintains a team of over 5000 global resources. With our additional brand, Stafforward, together we have the capabilities to deliver services for a variety of industries in both public and private sectors which allows us to address your most challenging needs.

Interested candidates please send resume in Word format Please reference job code 136015 when responding to this ad.

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