Overview VariQ has an exciting opportunity for a highly qualified Senior Data Scientist (Artificial Intelligence (AI) expertise) to support the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in Washington, DC. Additional Information Salary Market ratedependent upon experience Security Clearance ability to get a public trust required Available upon award, currently in the proposal stage Qualifications REQUIRED Qualifications Demonstrated experience interpreting machine learning models PhD in a quantitative social science, hard science, math, or other relevant subject. Demonstrated experience analyzing data using Python or R. Demonstrated experience using Unix or Linux platforms to maintain work products. Demonstrated attention to detail, critical thinking, and ability to find simple, interpretable solutions to complex data problems. Demonstrated experience writing data processing code that is self-documenting and clean. Demonstrated experience in developing analytics solutions that are scalable, and repeatable. Demonstrated experience using Github, and Git. PREFERRED Qualifications Experience evaluating machine learning models with fairness metrics. Experience working with subject matter or technical experts in a regulatory environment, including attorneys, researchers, andor economists. Experience providing technical expertise for attorneys conducting work on topics such as litigation, depositions, witnessexpert witness preparation, cross-examinations experience using and extracting information from legal review platforms, with quantitative analysis of data from foreign sources, reverse engineering of data formats, andor calculating damages. Experience providing technical expertise for non-technical researcherssubject matter experts, using multiple advanced analytical and statistical techniques such as natural language processing, time-series modeling, predictive modeling, valuation of options and derivatives, sampling, sample size calculations, hypothesis testing, andor AB testing. Experience working closely with a variety of teams to identify, diagnose, troubleshoot, and resolve technical, strategic andor analytical issues. Experience performing statistical analysis and manipulation, using programming languagessoftware such as SQL (window functions, common table expressions, innerouter joins, materialized views), Excel (lookup, indexmatching, offset function, pivot tables), Python (including Pandas and Numpy libraries), R (including tidyverse), R-Shiny, andor Spark. Experience providing training on a variety of development and data methodologies andor tools to include new technologies and solutions that could help the Data Science Team and the Bureau at large. Software or data engineering experience. Experience working in an AWS cloud environment. Prior Government experience in order to expedite the onboarding clearance process. Familiarity with the eQIP system and SF86 forms helpful OTHER DUTIES This job description is not designed to cover a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities are subject to change at any time. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate. NOTE All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship. VariQ is an Equal OpportunityAffirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected class. We consider diversity and inclusiveness to be core to our culture, and central to our commitment to fostering an empowering and supportive workplace.