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  • Mathematical Statistician or Statistician (Data Scientist) ... San Marcos
  • Internal Revenue Service in San Marcos, CA, United States
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  • 1 month ago

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WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OTHER IRS CAREERS? Visit us on the web at www.jobs.irs.govQualifications:Federal experience is not required. The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector or Volunteer Service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-timework is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume.

You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement AND/OR time of referral:

BASIC REQUIREMENTS GS-1530 STATISTICIAN (Data Scientist): You must have a degree that included 15 semester hours in statistics (or in mathematics and statistics, provided at least 6 semester hours were in statistics), and 9 additional semester hours in one or more of the following: physical or biological sciences, medicine, education, or engineering; or in the social sciences including demography, history, economics, social welfare, geography, international relations, social or cultural anthropology, health sociology, political science, public administration, psychology, etc. Credit toward meeting statistical course requirements should be given for courses in which 50 percent of the course content appears to be statistical methods, e.g., courses that included studies in research methods in psychology or economics such as tests and measurements or business cycles, or courses in methods of processing mass statistical data such as tabulating methods or electronic data processing.

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Combination of education and experience -- courses as shown above, plus appropriate experience or additional education. The experience should have included a full range of professional statistical work such as (a) sampling, (b) collecting, computing, and analyzing statistical data, and (c) applying statistical techniques such as measurement of central tendency, dispersion, skewness, sampling error, simple and multiple correlation, analysis of variance, and tests of significance.

BASIC REQUIREMENTS GS-1529 MATHEMATICAL STATISTICIAN (Data Scientist): You must have a degree that included courses in mathematics and statistics totaling at least 24 semester hours. This course work must have included a minimum of 12 semester hours of mathematics and 6 semester hours were in statistics. Courses acceptable toward meeting the mathematics course requirement must have included at least four of the following: differential calculus, integral calculus, advanced calculus, theory of equations, vector analysis, advanced algebra, linear algebra, mathematical logic, differential equations, or any other advanced course in mathematics for which one of these was a prerequisite. Courses in mathematical statistics or probability theory with a prerequisite of elementary calculus or more advanced courses will be accepted toward meeting the mathematics requirements, with the provision that the same course cannot be counted toward both the mathematics and the statistics requirement.

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Combination of education and experience -- includes at least 24 semester hours of mathematics and statistics, including at least 12 hours in mathematics and 6 hours in statistics, as described above; and Experience that showed evidence of statistical work such as (a) sampling, (b) collecting, computing, and analyzing statistical data, and (c) applying known statistical techniques to data such as measurement of central tendency, dispersion, skewness, sampling error, simple and multiple correlation, analysis of variance, and tests of significance.

In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the grades specialized experience.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE GS-1529/1530-11: To be eligible for this position at this grade level, you must meet the following requirements. In addition to the basic requirements, you must have one (1) year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service. Examples of specialized experience for this position may include:
• Experience using data mining process models (such as CRISP-DM, SEMMA, etc.,) to design and execute data science project.
• Experience preparing and analyzing structured and unstructured datasets to explorations and evaluating data science centric models.
• Experience applying a range of analytic approaches, including (but not limited to) machine learning, text analytics, and natural language processing; graph theory, link analysis and optimization models; complex adaptive systems; and/or deep learning neural networks that are part of the exploration.
• Experience coding in various programming languages (such as R, Python, SQL, or JAVA) to conduct various phases of data science projects.
• Experience creating and querying different datastores and architectures (such as Sybase, Oracle, and open-source databases) to work with various types of data as part of the data science project.
• Experience using tools for data visualization (graphs, tables, charts, etc.,) and end-user business intelligence.
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EDUCATION:
You may substitute education for specialized experience specialized experience as follows: Three (3) full academic years of progressively higher-level graduate education in Mathematics, statistics, or related fields.
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Ph. D. or equivalent doctoral degree Mathematics, statistics, or related field of study from an accredited college or university.
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Combination of education and experience: A combination of qualifying graduate education and experience equivalent to the amount required.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE GS-1529/1530-12: To be eligible for this position at this grade level, you must meet the following requirements. In addition to the basic requirements, you must have one (1) year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service. Examples of specialized experience for this position may include:
• Experience applying knowledge of statistical theories, principles, concepts and practices that relate to experimental design, data analysis, sampling, forecasting, quality control, and operations research to understand, model and improve program operations.
• Experience using data mining process models (such as CRISP-DM, SEMMA, etc.,) to design and execute data science project.
• Experience preparing and analyzing structured and unstructured datasets to explorations and evaluating data science centric models.
• Experience applying a range of analytic approaches, including (but not limited to) machine learning, text analytics, and natural language processing; graph theory, link analysis and optimization models; complex adaptive systems; and/or deep learning neural networks that are part of the exploration.
• Experience coding in various programming languages (such as R, Python, SQL, or JAVA) to conduct various phases of data science projects.
• Experience creating and querying different datastores and architectures (such as Sybase, Oracle, and open-source databases) to work with various types of data as part of the data science project.
• Experience using tools for data visualization (graphs, tables, charts, etc.,) and end-user business intelligence.
Specialized Experience for GS-13 and GS-14 follows under Education Section.Education:QUALIFICATIONS CONTINUES

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE GS-1529/1530-13: To be eligible for this position at this grade level, you must meet the following requirements. In addition to the basic requirements, you must have one (1) year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service. Examples of specialized experience for this position may include:
• Experience applying project management principles on a data science project.
• Experience planning and executing a variety of data science and/or analytics projects.
• Experience using data mining process models (such as CRISP-DM, SEMMA, etc.,) to design and execute data science project.
• Experience preparing and analyzing structured and unstructured datasets to explorations and evaluating data science centric models.
• Experience working with multiple data types and formats as a part of a data science project.
• Experience applying a range of analytic approaches, including (but not limited to) machine learning, text analytics, and natural language processing; graph theory, link analysis and optimization models; complex adaptive systems; and/or deep learning neural networks that are part of the exploration.
• Experience coding in various programming languages (such as R, Python, SQL, or JAVA) to conduct various phases of data science projects.
• Experience creating and querying different datastores and architectures (such as Sybase, Oracle, and open-source databases) to work with various types of data as part of the data science project.
• Experience using tools for data visualization (graphs, tables, charts, etc.,) and end-user business intelligence.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE GS-1529/1530-14: To be eligible for this position at this grade level, you must meet the following requirements. In addition to the basic requirements, you must have one (1) year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service. Examples of specialized experience for this position may include:
• Experience in statistical/mathematical project assignments that required a wide range of knowledge of statistical program requirements and techniques.
• Experience completing assignments involving an analysis of several alternative statistical approaches and through advising management concerning major aspects of advanced statistical and mathematical theories and techniques that relate to data analysis, probability sampling, estimation procedures, variance estimation, and applying professional knowledge and experience resolving non-routine and/or unprecedented issues.
• Experience using the methods and principles related to mathematical statistics in carrying out project assignments.
• Experience in establishing effective working relationships with people from a variety of technical backgrounds, assessing their needs and expectations, preparing reports, and making recommendations for meeting customer needs.
• Experience with statistical theories and techniques that relate to survey sampling, weighting, outlier detection, imputation, adjusting for non-response, forecasting, projections, and complex variance estimation methods.
• Experience in applying complex statistical techniques and analysis in the preparation of relevant reports and studies.
For more information on qualifications please refer to OPM's Qualifications Standards.

For positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying for this position by substituting education or training for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or equivalent. An official transcript will be required if you are selected.

A college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to Department of Education Accreditation page.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. Click here for Foreign Education Credentialing instructions.Employment Type: FULL_TIME
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