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Now hiring: Data Scientist

The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) is seeking a Data Scientist in the Technology and Data Management Unit. The incumbent will extract, process, and present data that informs BJS's business decisions by using advanced mathematical, statistical, and scientific methods. BJS is the statistical arm of the Department of Justice, and this position will help translate complex data into more easily understood forms and narratives in order to better communicate data findings to internal and external audiences. Job duties include but are not limited to—

  • developing and maintaining the scripts and processes required to extract, transform, review, and move data and metadata through the BJS database of record
  • exploring new technologies and techniques to create efficient processes around data extraction, loading, transformation, governance, and cataloguing
  • serving as an advisor to BJS statisticians in solving complex and far-reaching data management issues and problems for a wide range of systems, applications, and customers that use statistical methods and techniques
  • leveraging innovative project management methodologies to complete projects within a complex environment that requires coordination with multiple stakeholders across multiple organizations.

Applications are due by Monday, July 8, 2024. Apply now.

For more information on BJS vacancies, see Job Opportunities.

Date Published: June 21, 2024