Powder River Industries

1938 E Harney St Suite 216, Laramie, WY 82072, USA

(307) 314-2431

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Data Scientist

The Mission Matters

Your skills and experience could be mission critical for our Powder River Industries, LLC team supporting the Federal Government in their mission to protect and defend our nation, and transform the way government agencies manage information and improve responsiveness to their customers. As a member of our inclusive team, you’ll gain valuable career-enhancing experience as we support the design, development, testing, implementation, training, and maintenance of our federal government’s critical systems. 


Apply today to become mission critical and help our nation meet the growing need for IT security, improved infrastructure, big data, and advanced analytics.

Job Description

We are currently seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Data Scientist to join our team to begin an exciting and challenging career with Powder River Industries, LLC.

The Data Scientist function is responsible for supporting our consulting efforts with insights gained from analyzing company & client data for federal government. The ideal candidate is adept at using big data sets to find possibilities for product and technique optimization and using models to test the effectiveness of different courses of action. S/He need to have strong experience using a variety of data mining/data analysis methods, the use of a variety of data tools, constructing and imposing models, using/creating algorithms and creating/running simulations. S/he must have a verified ability to drive business results with data-based insights and be comfortable working with a wide range of stakeholders and functional teams. The right candidate will have a passion for discovering solutions hidden in large data sets and working with stakeholders to improve enterprise outcomes.


  • Work with large, complex datasets and remedy difficult, non-routine analysis problems, applying advanced analytical methods as needed. Conduct end-to-end analysis that consists of data gathering and requirements specification, processing, analysis, ongoing deliverables, and presentations.

  • Build and prototype analysis pipelines iteratively to provide insights at scale. Develop comprehensive understanding of data structures and metrics, advocating for changes where needed for both products development and sales activity mainly with Azure based solutions.

  • Make business recommendations such as cost-benefit, forecasting, and experiment analysis with effective presentations of findings at multiple levels of stakeholders through visual displays of quantitative information.

  • Research and develop analysis, forecasting and optimization methods to improve the quality of Unisys's clients.

  • Interact cross-functionally with teams, and work closely with them to identify opportunities for design and to examine improvements for Unisys engaged solutions.




  • Master's degree in a quantitative discipline such as Statistics, Operations Research, Bioinformatics, Economics, Computational Biology, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering and 10 years experience or equivalent.

  • 5 years of relevant experience in data analysis or related field as a Statistician, Data Scientist, or Computational Biologist.

  • Experience with statistical software such as R, Python, MATLAB, pandas and database languages such as SQL

  • Experience with cloud platforms such as Azure, AWS or Google

  • Knowledge of Microsoft .Net and C#


  • Doctorate's degree in a quantitative discipline such as Statistics, Operations Research, Bioinformatics, Economics, Computational Biology, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Electrical Engineering Industrial Engineering.

  • 8 years of directly relevant, tech industry work experience such as a statistician, bioinformatician, or data scientist, with deep expertise in statistical data analysis, such as linear models, multivariate analysis, stochastic models, and sampling methods.

  • Applied experience with machine learning on large datasets.

  • Experience articulating business questions and using mathematical techniques to arrive at an answer using available data.

  • Demonstrated skills in selecting the right statistical tools given a data analysis problem.



Does the mission matter to you?

Powder River Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/ Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/ Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity