Data Scientist

at State of North Dakota
Published February 24, 2023
Location North Dakota, United States of America
Category Data Science  
Job Type Full-time  


Are you passionate about advanced analytics and data science? Do you believe that you can make the lives of people better with technology? If so, this may be your opportunity. The State of North Dakota is looking for a Data Scientist to join our Data Division to provide consultation, advanced analytic, and data science solutions for North Dakota state agencies.  The desired candidate will be a leader who enjoys working with people in a collaborative environment, who can learn quickly in a rapidly changing technology landscape, and who embodies the core values that we follow as public servants for the State of North Dakota: Gratitude, Humility, Curiosity, and Courage. This individual will help fulfill State of the North Dakota’s mission of empowering people, improving lives, and inspiring success!

The successful Data Scientist will be responsible for providing consultation, advanced analytic and data science solutions; and communicate findings through reports and visualizations.  The successful Data Scientist will design and conduct statistical or machine learning analysis in a fast-paced, progressive, and challenging environment.

The successful Data Scientist must possess a strong analytic and problem-solving skills and be an inquisitive, lifelong-learner open to observation and feedback. The individual must be highly organized, able to manage their time and priorities effectively in order to meet organization standards.  The successful candidate should be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships while working independently and within an Agile/Scrum team environment.

To be considered for this role you must have a Bachelor’s degree and two years of progressive experience involving working independently in analytics, statistics, computer science, research, or data science. A graduate degree (i.e, MS, PhD) applying data science, analytics, statistics, mathematics, computer science, machine learning, or research methodology can be used in lieu of work experience.

Application Procedures

Please make sure that your resume includes information to demonstrate how you meet the minimum qualifications as posted.  Your work history will not be given credit if North Dakota Information Technology cannot determine that you meet the minimum qualifications.

All application material, including your resume, must be received on or before the closing date by 11:59 pm.

North Dakota Information Technology does not offer or provide sponsorships. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

For more information or if you need an accommodation, please contact or (701) 328-4470.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The State of North Dakota and this hiring agency do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity), genetics, religion, age or disability in employment or the provisions of services and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.