Senior Data Scientist
Economic Impacts of Incarceration
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Vera Institute of Justice

201-500 employees

Advocates for justice system reform and racial equality
Company Overview
Vera Institute of Justice is a leading organization committed to addressing pressing social injustices, with a focus on reducing mass incarceration, racial disparities, and enhancing public trust in law enforcement. The company's culture is rooted in respect for human dignity, and it employs comprehensive strategies that prioritize public health and accountability. Vera's competitive advantage lies in its successful initiatives, such as the Second Chance Pell Programs, which have increased access to college education for incarcerated individuals, and its legal support for immigrants, significantly improving their chances of establishing the right to remain in the US.
Social Impact

Company Stage

Grant

Total Funding

$250K

Founded

1961

Headquarters

Brooklyn, New York

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-2%

1 year growth

-2%

2 year growth

-2%
Locations
New Orleans, LA, USA • Washington, DC, USA • Los Angeles, CA...
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Python
Airflow
Data Science
R
Git
SQL
Postgres
Pandas
Google Cloud Platform
CategoriesNew
Data & Analytics
Requirements
  • Bachelors’ degree AND 4 or more years of relevant experience
  • Leadership experience in data collection, processing, and analysis in Python
  • Experience with web scraping and using the Python Pandas library
  • Experience maintaining and optimizing SQL databases in a cloud-based environment
  • Project management experience
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse array of people and positions
  • Professional dedication to issues of race, equity, and fairness
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to travel up to 5% of the time for events, conferences, and / or site visits
Responsibilities
  • Scope project-level end-to-end analysis processes and lead data science practice standards
  • Lead data science workflow, analysis, and visualization vendor scope
  • Collaborate with social science researchers to advance knowledge on the economic impacts of mass incarceration
  • Lead development, writing and/or editing, and presentation of internal and external data products
  • Mentorship and/or supervision of analyst and associate-level data science staff
  • Recruitment support as needed
  • Team events and convenings
  • Lead drafting and maintenance of key documentation including and beyond code repositories
  • Present analytical results and data products to external audiences
Desired Qualifications
  • Familiarity with Python & R, GitHub, PostgreSQL, Airflow, Flask, Docker, D3.js, Datawrapper, Zoom, Microsoft Office Suite, Google Cloud Platform
  • Experience or familiarity conducting analysis of social policy or legal regulation