Ministry of Citizens’ Services
Senior Data Scientist
$73,400.00 - $101,900.00 annually
This position will direct and execute the development and implementation of data science research projects in partnership with stakeholders to support the Integrated Data Division, and provide recommendations based on findings that result in policy/program
enhancements that address government priorities. Promotes and propagates data science application and skills development across government.
The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse
workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.
Qualifications for this role include:
degree in data science, computer science, statistics, or mathematics; or, a graduate degree in a related field with five years’ work experience in a data science role.
leading/coaching multi-disciplinary senior-level professionals in the development and implementation of data science projects.
identifying complex business problems through applying an evolving range of data science tools and techniques.
advising senior decision-makers on strategic and operational business enhancements based on findings of data science projects.
using scientific methods through experimental design, exploratory data analysis and hypothesis testing.
designing, implementing and optimizing repeatable statistical and predictive models and algorithms at scale.
determining appropriate use of various problem structuring methods and statistical methods for sampling, distribution assessment, bias and error.
using machine learning, clustering and classification techniques to analyze diverse sources of data.
creating and delivering executive-level presentations for the purpose of decision making