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Data Scientist

Serve as an expert responsible for supporting and executing data analysis projects, with additional emphasis on cultivating a robust analytical environment for CFPB's many economists, researchers, and analysts to operate in. Apply by Mar 11.

Consumer Financial Protection BureauCompany: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Location: Washington, DC

Are you a meticulous data-driven individual with a passion for innovation? Do you get jazzed by implementing new strategies for large analytical environments? Do you want to take a step into public service at a fast-paced 21st Century agency? If so, read on! The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) may be the right fit for you.

About the CFPB
The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (Dodd-Frank Act) established the consumer bureau. The central mission of the CFPB is to make markets for consumer financial products and services work for Americans - whether they are applying for a mortgage, choosing among credit cards, or using any number of other consumer financial products.

The Data Team is responsible for policies, procedures, standards, strategy and technical direction for the bureau's assets and maintaining a master catalog and warehouse.

The Impact You'll Have
As a Data Scientist, you will directly impact our mission by cultivating a robust analytical environment for our large teams of economists, researchers and analysts through the ownership of full lifecycle analysis projects. You will champion advanced tools and techniques to ensure that every opportunity in leveraged to support knowledge and understanding in our highly innovative agency. In our growing organization, you will provide strategic solutions that are scalable, repeatable and effectively communicate data about consumers, industries and financial products to both internal stakeholders and the public.

Additionally, you will produce presentations, including accurate visualizations, that synthesize findings and provide clear, simple recommendations for action to audiences both with and without relevant backgrounds. And - you'll do all of this while working within one of the most ground-breaking bureaus in federal government.

What You'll Get
Working in the trenches with some of the Federal Government's finest is just the beginning.

Take the next step in your career without compromising salary and benefits. Continue to learn the skills that will be applicable beyond the walls of the bureau, while building a vast professional network. Work on critical issues that affect the day-to-day lives of millions of American families. Better yet, enjoy some of the best benefits the government has to offer - including premium pay and the potential for performance awards.

What We're Looking For
No matter your level of experience, you must possess a relentless commitment to professional and organizational excellence. Strong written and verbal communication skills are a must, as well as the demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced multidisciplinary environment. You should have a proven record of successful application of data science techniques, including detailed methodology, data gathering, execution of analysis and insight presentations - or a relevant level of graduate education. Successful candidates will have a technical proficiency in statistical analysis and other techniques, including data mining, geospatial analysis and predictive modeling. Experience presenting to a broad range of stakeholders is a plus.

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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to create and maintain a vibrant and diverse workforce. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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