Mathematical Statistician (Data Scientist) or Statistician (Data Scientist) 12Month Roster - DH
Company: Internal Revenue Service
Location: New Haven
Posted on: January 19, 2023
WHAT IS THE LARGE BUSINESS AND INTERNATIONAL DIVISION?
WHAT IS THE RESEARCH, APPLIED ANALYTICS, AND STATISTICS (RAAS)
A description of the business units can be found at:
Vacancies will be filled in the following specialty areas:
Large Business & International (LB&I),
Research, Applied Analytics, and Statistics (RAAS).
Serves as a technical expert with responsibility for the
initiation, planning, implementation, controlling, modifying and
executing of all or part of an entire project, including such tasks
as formulation of workload estimates for program segments,
specification of the methodology to be used, preparation of
appropriate specifications and procedures, and review of computer
systems specifications and materials and instructions needed for
assuring the adequacy of the project's design and objectives.
Explores novel methods of retrieving data and develops innovative
recommendations to management and senior leadership as a means for
making data driven decisions which may result in a modification of
policies and/or processes. Reviews, evaluates, validates, and
documents the results of the findings. Provides highly technical
advice to all levels of management throughout the Agency as
Takes a leadership role in the development of policy and guidance,
and development of recommendations to improve the effectiveness of
the organization. Actively assists in the implementation of
administrative and technical decisions and ensures accomplishment
of the desired results.
Formulates policies, develops program plans, designs and issues
directives and instructions, and develops recommendations to
improve business systems policy to business executives.
As a technical expert on guidelines and policies, the incumbent
interprets, develops, adapts, and coordinates analytical reviews of
new policies, procedures, and program requirements of the Service
and their impact on Servicewide operations and resources.
Accordingly, the incumbent advises and negotiates acceptance of
conflicting issues with management in the formulation of specific
policies. Applies and disseminates newly developed or revised
policies and procedures for use as appropriate for use throughout
Supports senior managers and executives in assessing impact of new
or modified program requirements. Analyzes new or proposed
legislation, regulations, or other authoritative guidance to
determine impact on program operations. Identifies and analyzes
critical problems and issues, the timing and sequence of key
program events and milestones. Anticipates any adverse impact on
budget and/or work plans. Develops innovative solutions, documents
findings and conclusions, and makes presentations.
Conditions of Employment
- If you are in a telework eligible position, you may be directed
to temporarily telework on a full-time basis due to COVID 19.
Employees must be within a 200-mile radius of their official
assigned post-of-duty (POD) while in a telework status. Once normal
operations resume, employees may be directed back to the office to
perform the duties of their position. Telework eligibility does not
guarantee telework; employees must meet and sustain IRS telework
eligibility requirements and supervisor's approval to participate
in the IRS Telework Program. As a reminder - If you are selected
for a position, you are responsible for reporting to your
designated POD (location) on the negotiated start date or as
directed by management.
- Must be a U.S. Citizen or National and provide proof of U.S.
Citizenship. (Birth certificate showing birth in the U.S; Unexpired
U.S. Passport; Certificate of Citizenship or Naturalization; or
Report of Birth Abroad of a U.S. Citizen (Form FS-240))
- Must successfully complete a background investigation,
including a FBI criminal history record check (fingerprint
Federal experience is not required. The experience may have been
gained in the public sector, private sector or One year of
experience refers to full-time work; part-timework is considered on
a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience,
please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate
number of hours worked per week, on your resume.
You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of
GS-1530 Statistician (Data Scientist) Basic Requirements:
You must have a degree that included 15 semester hours in
statistics (or in mathematics and statistics, provided at least 6
semester hours were in statistics), and 9 additional semester hours
in one or more of the following: physical or biological sciences,
medicine, education, or engineering; or in the social sciences
including demography, history, economics, social welfare,
geography, international relations, social or cultural
anthropology, health sociology, political science, public
administration, psychology, etc. Credit toward meeting statistical
course requirements should be given for courses in which 50 percent
of the course content appears to be statistical methods, e.g.,
courses that included studies in research methods in psychology or
economics such as tests and measurements or business cycles, or
courses in methods of processing mass statistical data such as
tabulating methods or electronic data processing.
Combination of education and experience -- courses as shown above,
plus appropriate experience or additional education. The experience
should have included a full range of professional statistical work
such as (a) sampling, (b) collecting, computing, and analyzing
statistical data, and (c) applying statistical techniques such as
measurement of central tendency, dispersion, skewness, sampling
error, simple and multiple correlation, analysis of variance, and
tests of significance.
GS-1529 Mathematical Statistician (Data Scientist) Basic
Requirements: You must have a degree that included courses in
mathematics and statistics totaling at least 24 semester hours.
This course work must have included a minimum of 12 semester hours
of mathematics and 6 semester hours were in statistics. Courses
acceptable toward meeting the mathematics course requirement must
have included at least four of the following: differential
calculus, integral calculus, advanced calculus, theory of
equations, vector analysis, advanced algebra, linear algebra,
mathematical logic, differential equations, or any other advanced
course in mathematics for which one of these was a prerequisite.
Courses in mathematical statistics or probability theory with a
prerequisite of elementary calculus or more advanced courses will
be accepted toward meeting the mathematics requirements, with the
provision that the same course cannot be counted toward both the
mathematics and the statistics requirement.
A combination of education and experience that includes at least 24
semester hours of mathematics and statistics, including at least 12
hours in mathematics and 6 hours in statistics, as described above;
and Experience that showed evidence of statistical work such as (a)
sampling, (b) collecting, computing, and analyzing statistical
data, and (c) applying known statistical techniques to data such as
measurement of central tendency, dispersion, skewness, sampling
error, simple and multiple correlation, analysis of variance, and
tests of significance.
In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for
this position you must also meet the qualification requirements
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have one year of
specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility
equivalent to the GS-13 level in the Federal Service. Examples of
specialized experience includes:
Experience in statistical/mathematical project assignments that
required a wide range of knowledge of statistical program
requirements and techniques pertinent to the position to be filled.
Experience completing assignments involving an analysis of several
alternative statistical approaches and through advising management
concerning major aspects of advanced statistical and mathematical
theories and techniques that relate to data analysis, probability
sampling, estimation procedures, variance estimation, and applying
professional knowledge and experience resolving non-routine and/or
unprecedented issues. Experience using the methods and principles
related to mathematical statistics in carrying out project
assignments. Experience in establishing effective working
relationships with people from a variety of technical backgrounds,
assessing their needs and expectations; preparing reports and
making recommendations for meeting customer needs; Experience with
statistical theories and techniques that relate to survey sampling,
weighting, outlier detection, imputation, adjusting for
non-response, forecasting, projections, and complex variance
estimation methods. Additionally, experience in applying complex
statistical techniques and analysis in the preparation of relevant
reports and studies. Experience includes the use of mathematical
modeling and/or simulation tools and techniques to test and
evaluate models and simulations, characterize systems support
decisions involving requirements, evaluate design alternatives, and
support operational preparation while leading a project.
For more information on qualifications please refer to .
For positions with an education requirement, or if you are
qualifying for this position by substituting education or training
for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or equivalent. An
official transcript will be required if you are selected.
A college or university degree generally must be from an accredited
(or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S.
Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet these
criteria, please refer to .
FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or
universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show
proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least
equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program.
It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.
Click for Foreign Education Credentialing instructions.
- To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide
injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated,
depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal
Government will take no action to implement/enforce the COVID-19
vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on
Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal
Employees. Federal agencies may request information regarding the
vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of
implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols
related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and
- A 1-year probationary period is required (unless already
- Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice
by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
- We may select from this announcement or any other source to
fill one or more vacancies. Additional jobs may be filled.
- This is a non-bargaining unit position.
- Tour of Duty: Day Shift - Start and stop times between 6:00am
- Alternative work schedule, staggered work hours or telework may
- Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for
- If this position is designated as hard to fill and you were
referred by an IRS employee, the employee may be eligible to
receive a bonus for referring you under The Employee Referral Bonus
Program (ERBP), recruiting strategy.
This is an open continuous announcement which allows applicants to
apply up to the closing date of the announcement, 09/05/2023. This
announcement will establish an inventory of applicants. The
inventory will be used to fill approximately 50 vacancies
throughout the next 12 months. Contingent upon funding and space
requirements, one or more vacancies may be filled at the locations
listed in this announcement as they become available.
A career with the U.S. government provides employees with a
comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your
family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to
make your federal career very rewarding. .
Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold
and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent.
Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific
The following documents are required and must be provided with your
application. All application materials, including transcripts, must
be in English.
- Online Application - Questionnaire
- Education - See Education Section above
- Registration/License (If Applicable) - active, current
- Military Spouses (If Applicable) - You MUST submit verification
of the marriage to the service member(i.e., a marriage license or
other legal documentation verifying marriage) AND (1) a copy of
your spouse's active military orders; OR (2) verification of your
spouse's 100% service-connected disability (e.g., VA Letter and/or
DD-214); OR (3) verification of the service member's death while on
active duty (DD-1300/Death Certificate). You are not eligible if
you were not married to the veteran at the time of death or have
- Current and Former Federal Employees Documentation (If
Applicable) - You MUST submit a copy of your most recent SF-50
(Notification of Personnel Action) or equivalent personnel action
form which shows your current grade and competitive service status.
(The "position occupied" block on the SF-50 reflects "1" and your
"tenure" block reflects "1" or "2".) If you are applying for a
higher grade, it is recommended to provide an SF-50(s) (or
equivalent) which clearly demonstrates you meet the 52-week
time-in-grade requirement (e.g., Promotion with an effective date
more than one (1) year old, Within-Grade-Increase at the highest
Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as
specified in this announcement, you will not be considered for this
position (or may not receive the special consideration for which
you may be eligible).
How to Apply
This Direct Hire Public Notice is to gather applications that may
or may not result in a referral or selection. Your application will
remain active through the open period of this Public Notice.
Applicants will be referred on a first in, first out basis. Those
applicants who are applying earlier in the process will stand a
much better chance of being referred for consideration in the
The following instructions outline our application process. You
must complete this application process and submit any required
documents by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on 09/05/2023 in this
announcement. We are available to assist you during business hours
(normally 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET, Monday - Friday). If applying
online poses a hardship, please contact us by noon ET on
To preview the Application Questionnaire, please click the
- To begin the application process, click the "Apply Online"
- You will be re-directed to USA STAFFING to complete your
application process; answer the online questions and submit all
required documents. (To submit supporting documents, import
documents from USAJOBS to the appropriate document types. If the
document you need was not imported from USAJOBS, you may upload it
directly into this application. To protect your privacy, we suggest
you first remove your SSN).
- To complete, you must click the "Submit Application" button
prior to 11:59 PM (ET) on 09/05/2023.
To update your application, including supporting documentation, at
any time during the announcement open period, return to your
USAJOBS account (). There you will find a record of your
application, the application status, and an option to Update
Application. This option will no longer be available once the
announcement has closed.
To verify the status of your application both during and after the
announcement open period, log into your USAJOBS account: . All of
your applications will appear on the Welcome page. The application
record in your USAJOBS account provides an Additional Application
Information page that provides information regarding the
documentation you submitted and any correspondence we have sent
related to this application. The Application Status will appear
along with the date your application was last updated. For
information on what each Application Status means, visit: .
Agency contact information
IRS Memphis External
Large Business and International ADCCI
1111 Constitution Ave NW
Washington, DC 20224
Treasury believes in a working environment that supports inclusion;
please view our reasonable accommodation policies and procedures at
. We will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with
disabilities on a case-by-case basis; please contact us if you
require this for any part of the application and hiring
Once your application package and online questionnaire is received
you will receive an acknowledgement email. You are responsible for
checking status updates and notifications in USAJOBS. Hard copy
notifications will not be sent to you. You may check the status of
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