Data Scientist

MRP - Bethesda, MD (30+ days ago)

One of the D.C. metro areas fastest growing data analytics start-ups is looking for a full-time Data Scientists and is willing to offer very competitive pay and benefits. With offices in Adelphi and Bethesda Maryland, this company is working with institutions of higher education across the region. Ideal candidates have strong skills in using Python, R, and SQL with a strong foundation in predictive analytics.

A leader in the analytics field, this company is developing a platform that enables Universities across the country to visualize and interpret large sets of data, to better highlight key trends and better serve the university community at large. Those who fill this role will work closely with University leadership and staff to understand their analytical needs and develop and maintain models that provide insight into enrollment, revenue, retention, marketing, and class-scheduling opportunities. The ideal candidate will possess both superior technical ability as well as effective communication.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Data Science, Statistics, or related field
  • 3 years of experience working in a forecasting role in economics, finance, or marketing analysis
  • Knowledge of statistical tests and procedures such as ANOVA and multivariate regression
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct and interpret quantitative and qualitative analyses
  • Expertise leveraging R, SAS, Python, and SQL to generate and deploy modeling solutions
  • Experience using data visualization tools such as Tableau to analyze and present data

Preferred Education & Experience

  • Master’s degree in Data Science, Statistics, or related field
  • Prior positions in higher education or working with education data
  • Experience implementing predictive analytics in a production setting
  • Prior roles performing sales forecasting and demand planning
  • Strong understanding of data warehouse concepts
  • Experience working with large structured and unstructured data sets

Benefits & Perks

  • Generous PTO
  • 401k, health, dental insurance
  • Stock option and annual bonuses
  • Free coffee and snacks
  • Gym membership discount

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $115,000.00 to $140,000.00 /year


  • Bachelor's (Required)