Data Analyst – (1065)

Western EcoSystems Technology, Inc.
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Temporary/Seasonal Positions
The minimum base salary is $50,000-$58,000 DOE, plus annual bonus. Salary may vary based on education, knowledge and experience.
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Western EcoSystems Technology, Inc. (WEST), a dynamic medium size consulting firm with offices across the United States, is looking for a regular Data Analyst. Since 1990, WEST has grown to be one of the premier environmental and statistical consulting firms in the United States. WEST has a permanent core of professionals with broad experience in basic and applied ecological studies and the sophisticated analysis of natural resource data. The minimum base salary is $50,000-$58,000 DOE, plus annual bonus. Salary may vary based on education, knowledge and experience. Job Summary: The successful candidate must be a self-starter who enjoys learning new analytical techniques to solve challenging problems and communicating and interacting with people. Additionally, the successful candidate should have experience developing scalable analytical code and preferably has experience in field data collection. Primary Duties Involve: Apply statistical methods, program analyses primarily in R, and interpret and present results to coworkers. Assist on a wide variety of projects. Develop, review, and maintain analysis code written in R following standard coding styles. Develop and maintain positive relationships with coworkers. Format and conduct QA/QC on data and perform standard statistical analyses. This is a general description of the functions for this position and is not inclusive of all the duties which may be associated with this position.
Qualifications: MS in statistics or a related field. Two or more years of experience as an applied statistician in ecology, fisheries, or wildlife research. Proficient in statistical programming and data manipulation in R. Experience with standard statistical analyses, such as linear regression. Excellent time management and organizational skills with the ability to work well under time constraints and meet deadlines. Work well in a collaborative environment. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Experience with relational database systems and data manipulation. Experience with geographical information systems (ArcGIS, QGIS, etc.). Ability to effectively use Microsoft Office applications, including MS Access. Physical Requirements: Sitting for long periods of time. WEST is committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment for everyone and highly recommends all prospective hires be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to their start date. While WEST does not currently require vaccinations, please be aware that WEST has a mandatory vaccination policy in place should local, state or federal law require vaccinations. Additionally, WEST has certain clients that require all personnel to be vaccinated prior to working on their projects, so individuals will be required to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination prior to working on those projects. As an exception, employees may also request a Medical or Religious exemption from the vaccine requirement and the request must be supported by a doctor for a medical exemption or by a statement from the employee outlining a sincerely held belief to qualify for a religious exemption. Please contact us if you have any questions. After an offer of employment is made, the candidate must successfully pass a pre- employment background check, drug screening, and a DMV records check that meets WEST’s minimum criteria to operate a motor vehicle on behalf of the company. A valid driver’s license will be required. WEST provides equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, genetics, and any protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Further, WEST takes affirmative action to ensure that all individuals are treated fairly, and without discrimination, for recruitment, selection, advancement and every other term and privilege associated with employment.
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