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    Opportunity: Data Scientist @ BCforward -- San Diego, CA (US)
    Submitted by Jason Kegerreis; posted on Thursday, August 02, 2018

    BCforward is actively seeking a highly motivated Data Scientist for an opportunity in San Diego, CA.


    • Develop AI and statistical models for biological sequences and assay data.
    • Acquire, curate, and analyze data and deliver reports.
    • Independently plan and deliver projects to satisfy customer requirements.
    • Research and document scientists' requirements.
    • Document systems and design user training to ensure adoption and effective usage.
    • Collaborate smoothly with members of the customers' local informatics team and contractors.
    • Work under the direction of our management to satisfy the needs of customers' senior informatics staff, who will review project goals and implementations.


    • Experience with R, Python, or other language or platform with data science/statistics libraries
    • Knowledge of AI methodologies such as neural networks, support vector machines, knowledge bases, decision trees
    • Experience with data curation, data mining, and statistical analysis
    • Bachelor's or master's degree or equivalent experience in computer science, mathematics, or statistics
    • Some education or experience in life sciences, such as biology, bioinformatics or computational biology is desirable.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to work independently to analyze customer requirements and design solutions
    • Team player who can gain the cooperation of customers and end users


    Duration: Initial 1 year expected.


    San Diego, CA 92121


    Pay: Hourly on W2


    BCforward began as an IT business solutions and staffing firm. Founded in 1998, BCforward has grown with our customers' needs into a full-service personnel solutions organization. BCForward's headquarters are in Indianapolis, Indiana and operates delivery centers in 17 locations in North America as well as Hyderabad, India and Puerto Rico. We are currently the largest consulting firm and largest MBE certified firm headquartered in Indiana. With 14+ years of uninterrupted growth, the addition of two brands (Stafforward and PMforward) and a team of more than 1400 resources our teams deliver services for multiple industries from both public and private sectors. BCForward's team of dedicated staffing professionals has placed thousands of talented people over the past decade, with retention rates that are consistently higher than the industry average.


    Interested parties can direct their resume to sri.vedantam[at]

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