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Company: Kelly Services
Location: Durham, NC
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Recruitment Agency, Staffing, Job Board

Description

Kelly Government Solutions is a strategic supplier and business partner to the federal government and its key suppliers. Through our partnership with the National Institutes of Health, Kelly Government Solutions offers administrative, IT, engineering, scientific, and healthcare professionals the opportunity to work with the leading medical research center in the world. We are seeking a Data Scientist at the National Institutes of Health in Durham, NC


This is a long-term contract position which offers:
-    Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit package
-    Optional health, vision, and dental plans
-    Vacation leave as well as 10 paid federal holidays and 401K plan.  
-    Access to NIH's unparalleled resources and niche scientific initiatives


TASKS/SERVICES. The contractor shall: 

  1. Work with staff to improve efficiency of the current data processing by creating new programming approaches.
  2. Participate in relational database schema design and engineering in order to optimize performance and flexibility.
  3. Write custom code in scripting language for the automation of data transfer, storage, and backup.
  4. Work with staff on data retrieval from various data sources.
  5. Develop and implement new or major revisions to applications, databases, or software tools.
  6. Use analytic methods to solve real world problems.
  7. Apply a variety of statistical and computational techniques to solve complex analytic problems.
  8. Develop scientific web- and data-centric applications for collecting, processing, managing, analyzing, and visualizing scientific data
  9. Deploy web and software applications to servers, including on Linux systems using Docker
  10. Support the development and customization of scientific data and knowledge management systems
  11. Develop scientific applications using R, Shiny and/or Python.
  12. Develop web applications to Linux servers.
  13. Deploy applications to systems; manage library dependencies.
  14. Analyze and write statistical computer code.
  15. Collaborate with staff to develop, test, refine and apply advanced statistical and computational methods.
  16. Maintain and monitor applications, databases, or software tools.
  17. Test and install the software updates.
  18. Collaborate with staff to develop database application and tools for supporting bioinformatics and scientific computing research projects.
  19. Develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to detail all steps and activities carried out for all aspects of the program data management.
  20. Provide feasibility studies and research for compatibility and ease of scientific databases use by researchers for extensive scientific data analyses 
  21. Provide written technical descriptions of implemented algorithms; contribute to the publication of the lab's software and research.
  22. Prepare roadmaps, schedules, status reports, plans and recommendations.
  23. Provide written technical descriptions of implemented algorithms; contribute to the publication of the lab's software and research.
  24. Design, develop and deploy software for multi-core and high-performance computing systems.
  25. Develop new code and refine/troubleshoot existing code.
  26. Troubleshoot scripts and programs to ensure successful use of said scripts and programs.
  27. Document in-house software for training and reference purposes.
  28. Provide support for development of methods in data science.
  29. Work with staff on literature reviews of analytic methods that have been applied across a broad range of scientific fields in order to identify the most useful methods to be applied. 
  30. Implement improvements to development activities to speed development of applications, databases, or software tools.
  31. Plan, build and maintain applications to meet end users need. 
  32. Work with investigators to design the prototypes and implement the systems to support various in-house research projects.
  33. Develop new code and refine/troubleshoot existing code.
  34. Troubleshoot scripts and programs to ensure successful use of said scripts and programs.
  35. Document in-house software for training and reference purposes.
  36. Develop and implement new or major revisions to applications, databases, or software tools.
  37. Implement improvements to development activities to speed development of applications, databases, or software tools.
  38. Implement improvements to operations.


REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have: 
  1. Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Computer Science, Information Sciences, Statistics and Decision Science
  2. One year of relevant data science experience
  3. Experience with: Scientific Data analysis, Data cleaning, Data annotation, Data visualization, Machine learning
  4. Experience with Software such as: Javascript, Python, HTML5, Linux


PLEASE APPLY ONLINE
When you apply, please know a Kelly Government Solutions Recruiter will review your resume and will contact you directly, if your skills and experience match the requirements of this position; a full job description can be made available at that time. 

Due to the high volume of inquiries, we regret that we cannot accept phone calls. Even if you aren't contacted for this position, you are still part of our talent network. All Kelly recruiters have access to your profile, which expands your opportunities even further.

As a specialty talent company, Kelly is committed to doing the right thing for our talent and clients. We stand up for equity, inclusion, fair treatment, and opportunity for all as these build the foundation of our Talent Promise. With a focus on safety, value, well-being, investment, and opportunity, Kelly's Talent Promise confirms our commitment to those in search of a better way to work and live and to help discover what's next.

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As part of our promise to talent, Kelly supports those who work with us through a variety of benefits, perks, and work-related resources. Kelly offers eligible employees voluntary benefit plans including medical, dental, vision, telemedicine, term life, whole life, accident insurance, critical illness, a legal plan, and short-term disability. As a Kelly employee, you will have access to a retirement savings plan, service bonus and holiday pay plans (earn up to eight paid holidays per benefit year), and a transit spending account. In addition, employees are entitled to earn paid sick leave under the applicable state or local plan. Click here for more information on benefits and perks that may be available to you as a member of the Kelly Talent Community.

Why Kelly® Government Solutions?

Looking to connect with premier government agencies or the top 25 federal government contractors? Kelly Government Solutions partners with these organizations to create expert talent solutions that solve the world's most critical challenges. We offer a variety of full-time, project (SOW), seasonal, and surge support opportunities in science, engineering, technology, professional, and administrative support roles. Our experts will connect you to the opportunity that fits your schedule and interests and handle the details of transferring and processing all levels of security clearances. It's just another way we make the job search work for you.

About Kelly

Work changes everything. And at Kelly, we're obsessed with where it can take you. To us, it's about more than simply accepting your next job opportunity. It's the fuel that powers every next step of your life. It's the ripple effect that changes and improves everything for your family, your community, and the world. Which is why, here at Kelly, we are dedicated to providing you with limitless opportunities to enrich your life—just ask the 300,000 people we employ each year.

Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kelly's Human Resource Knowledge Center. Kelly complies with the requirements of California's state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.


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