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DATA SCIENTIST - 40008281

Date: Jul 12, 2021

Location: Durham, NC, US, 27701

Company: Durham County

Durham County Government employs approximately 1,900 employees that work towards providing needed services throughout the community. With a wide array of services, Durham County Government is at the heart of a rapidly growing and diverse area offering residents, employees and visitors exciting opportunities to live, work, grow and play. For more information about Durham County Government, visit www.dconc.gov.

 

DEPARTMENT:       

Fire Marshal/Emergency Mgmt

DATE POSTED:            

July 12, 2021

CLOSING DATE:           

Open until filled

SALARY MIN:  

$65,072.00

SALARY MAX:

$117,129.00

POSITION NUMBER:            

40008281

JOB TYPE:

Full-Time

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

This position will be responsible for supporting multiple divisions in their data needs and will be essential to the implementation of EPIC. This position is essential in response to data gathering and community reporting during emergency and outbreak situations.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Creates Machine Learning Algorithms, Deep Learning models and NLP pipelines.
• Updates existing dashboards, clean databases and gathers data.
• Produces production level code to run complex analysis for predictive analytics.
• Manages and produces maps via ArcGIS online and ArcGIS Pro.
• Presents data findings and recommendations to leadership and provides rationale to analysis and next steps.
• Generates and develops complex SQL to extract and consolidate data from disparate databases.
• Validates statistics, linear algebra, and regression models.
• Creates and cleans complex datasets into usable and actionable dashboards.
• Codes applications to be used by management.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITES:

• Ability to work with large and complex data sets.
• Thorough knowledge and experience creating Machine Learning Algorithms, Deep Learning models and NLP pipelines.
• Thorough knowledge and experience creating and updating existing dashboards, cleaning databases and gathering data.
• Ability to write a production-level code to run complex analysis for predictive analytics.

• Thorough knowledge of managing and producing maps via ArcGIS online and ArcGIS Pro.
• Thorough knowledge of generating and developing complex SQL to extract and consolidate data from disparate databases.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Requires a Master’s Degree in Data Science, Computer Science, Information Technology, Programming or related fields with a minimum of three years of experience working with large, complex data sets, cleaning data, creating data dashboards and visualization; or possession of any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities.

 

Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh