Link to SRTC Data Scientist Position
Opportunity This Data Scientist position is ideal for an experienced transportation modeler with current technical knowledge of modeling methods, software development and maintenance, who also wants to explore creative ways to analyze and communicate information. SRTC produces a regional growth forecast, an essential tool used by local governments in transportation and other long-range planning. The position conducts the ongoing collection and analysis of employment, population, and land use data, providing critical information for investment decisions.
For this position, we are searching for a candidate with an aptitude for analytical thinking and statistical analysis experience; someone who is organized, flexible, and can be relied upon to meet deadlines while working on multiple projects. Excellent communication skills, the ability to work collaboratively, and the use of sound judgment including attention to detail and logical reasoning abilities are important.
In this role, you will be responsible for developing and managing regional growth forecasting models with large data sets from various sources. The Data Scientist will provide complex analytical support and serve as a point of contact for internal and external requests for data. Quality control to ensure the accuracy and integrity of data, and providing innovative solutions to improve forecasting efforts is an integral part of this job. This position also will develop, maintain, and improve SRTC’s transportation modeling tools including interface with “big data” such as Streetlight.
SRTC Data Scientist position
Prepare and present written, oral, and visual reports to policy and stakeholder committees, member agencies, community groups, private organizations, and members of the public; explain and interpret complex transportation modeling projects and activities
Strong computer skills and proficiency with the Windows operating system and Microsoft Office applications especially Word and Excel; and presentation software