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LEDA Virtual Job Fair


Employers interested in posting their job openings on the LEDA Virtual job fair (at no cost) can send job description, qualifications, and application method to LEDA's Director of Workforce Development by email.

In addition to posting your vacancies on LEDA's website, positions are also distributed to a network of workforce centers and educational institutions as appropriate.

Position: Data Scientist (CGI)

Development and review of statistical models and data architecture.

• Develop and train machine learning models and other predictive and artificial intelligence tools

• Identify opportunities for efficiencies in work process and innovative approaches to completing scope of work.

• Participate in team problem solving efforts and offer ideas to solve client issues.

• Conduct relevant research, data analysis, and create reports.

• Individual will be responsible for quantitative analysis of structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data working in small teams to develop, test, and harden advanced analytical models as required.

• Contribute to the design advanced analytics concepts to help the training enterprise to identify training requirements to meet emerging issues in a complex world.


• Bachelors or Advanced degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Accounting, Economic, Finance or other technical disciplines AND and 2 years' experience is required for this role. Additional experience may be substituted in lieu of degree requirement.

• 2-5 years of relevant consulting or industry experience applying predictive, prescriptive or AI models in financial analysis, transformation, or strategic initiative.

• Experience with developing predictive models on accuracy using large data sets for high transactional volume environment

• Experience with evaluating and measuring performance of models

• Should have a firm understanding of common statistical modeling and techniques (e.g., linear regression, logistic regression, decision trees, etc.).

• Perform the above tasks using Python or R.

• Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.

• Ability to express ideas clearly, confidently, and diplomatically.

• Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation creation tools, as well as Internet research tools.

• Strong orientation to quantitative, data-driven analysis using stats packages such as SAS (modeler, statistics, text analytics); STATA; or SPSS; MATLAB; R.

• Proficient in SAS reporting tools.

• Understanding of Oracle database, Relational Database, Unstructured Data.

• Ability to work effectively within a team environment.

• Due to the nature of the government contract requirements and/or clearance requirements, US citizenship or Permanent Resident is required.

• Exceptional attention to detail and proven ability to identify process improvement opportunities.

• Advanced statistics and machine learning/NLP techniques and algorithms using R, Python, Java on ML platforms such as Spark, H20 etc.

• Prior experience in a learning environment.

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