Data Scientist

at Old Dominion University
Published April 24, 2023
Location Norfolk City, United States of America
Category Data Science  
Job Type Full-time  


Job Description

Design, develop, test and implement reusable, scalable, and high performing business solutions. Perform data mining with proven practices. Enhance data collection procedures to include information that is relevant for building analytic systems. Process, cleanse, and verify the integrity of data used for analysis. Implement statistical and other methodologies as needed for specific models or analysis. Collaborate with other teams to optimize joint development efforts. Formulate and execute test plans for all work to ensure that work is done in an accurate, timely and professional manner. Provide adequate and appropriate documentation for all projects. Work closely with functional and business units to design and develop applications which are in-line with the university strategic plan.

Type of Recruitment

Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • None

Special licenses, registration or certification

  • None

Education or training

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Data Analytics, or a related field.

Level and type of experience

  • One year of experience in the job offered or any related occupation.

Preferred knowledge, skills, abilities, education, experience, licensure, certification

  • None

Conditions of Employment

  • None

Annual Salary/Hourly Rate Salary non-negotiable $ - 82,688

Posting Detail Information

  • Job Requisition Number S02279
  • Job Open To General Public
  • Open Date 04/21/2023
  • Close Date
  • Open Until Filled Yes
  • Special Instructions Summary: None

Criminal Background Check

The final candidate is required to complete a criminal history check.

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Equity Statement

It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race (or traits historically associated with race including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Individuals from minoritized communities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Reasonable Accommodation Request

If you are an individual with a disability and require reasonable accommodation, please contact the Office of Institutional Equity & Diversity at (757) 683-3141.

Alternative Hiring Process

In support of the Commonwealth's commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process.

To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability ( COD ) provided by a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services ( DARS ).

Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS to get their Certificate of Disability.

If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link:, or call DARS at 800-552-5019.

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or © consistent with contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Are you currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer?

  • (Open Ended Question)

Do you now or will you in the near future require sponsorship for an employment visa (i.e. H-1B)?

  • (Open Ended Question)

Do you have a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Data Analytics or related field? Please indicate which field your degree is in.

  • (Open Ended Question)

Do you have experience as a Data Scientist, Information Technology Specialist III? If so, how much (i.e. years and months)?

  • (Open Ended Question)

Do you have experience in a related occupation? If so, what occupation?

  • (Open Ended Question)

Do you have experience with SQL? If so, how much?

  • (Open Ended Question)

Do you have experience with Oracle? If so, how much (i.e. years and months)?

  • (Open Ended Question)

Do you have experience with MySQL? If so, how much (i.e. years and months)?

  • (Open Ended Question)

Do you have experience with KPI? If so, how much (i.e. years and months)?

  • (Open Ended Question)

What are your minimum salary requirements?

  • (Open Ended Question)

If you were chosen for the position, when would you be available?

  • (Open Ended Question)

If employed, why do you want to leave your job?

  • (Open Ended Question)

If unemployed, why did you leave your last position?

  • (Open Ended Question)

Do you have any references whom I may contact regarding your prior employment?

  • (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Resume

Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application