Kforce Inc

Junior Data Scientist

Job description


Kforce has a client in Atlanta, GA that is seeking a Junior Data Scientist who will support the Supply Chain and Logistics Organization with predictive models to help accurately predict failed orders by using historical data. Summary: The Junior Data Scientist must understand how to build predictive models, understands multicollinearity as well as over-predicting, and who also have a strong background in SQL/analytics. The predictive models are already built(plug and chug code); however, candidates will need to understand how the models operate to understand what variables/variances need to be accounted for. Additionally, the Junior Data Scientist must experience with Python, SQL, R, experience testing models, supply chain/logistics, GitHub and google bigquery. The goal of this position is to tactically intercept orders who have a high likelihood of failing so that the organization has the opportunity to take corrective active to avoid the failure.


  • To be considered for this position, candidates must have experience in a similar role, or they must possess significant knowledge, experience, and abilities to successfully perform the responsibilities listed
  • Relevant education and/or training will be considered a plus
  • Python experience
  • SQL experience
  • Ability to build predictive models

Additional Skills

  • GitHub experience
  • BigQuery experience
  • R experience
  • Supply Chain/Logistics background
  • Understanding of multicollinearity
  • Understanding of over-predicting
  • Experience testing models
  • Strong Analytical background
  • Ability to understand what variables matter and ability to ensure they are correct
  • Experience building predictive/statical models

The pay range is the lowest to highest compensation we reasonably in good faith believe we would pay at posting for this role. We may ultimately pay more or less than this range. Employee pay is based on factors like relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, seniority, location, performance, union contract and business needs. This range may be modified in the future.

We offer comprehensive benefits including medical/dental/vision insurance, HSA, FSA, 401(k), and life, disability & ADD insurance to eligible employees. Salaried personnel receive paid time off. Hourly employees are not eligible for paid time off unless required by law. Hourly employees on a Service Contract Act project are eligible for paid sick leave.

Note: Pay is not considered compensation until it is earned, vested and determinable. The amount and availability of any compensation remains in Kforce's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified in its discretion consistent with the law.

This job is not eligible for bonuses, incentives or commissions.

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Salary: $35 - $55 per hour

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