• Head Data Scientist

    Job Locations US-WA-Lacey
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    GrowthMindset is seeking a Head Data Scientist for a direct position located in Lacey, WA.




    The Head Data Scientist is responsible for leading the company's data science department. The Head Data Scientist will use their knowledge of the data science field and the corporation's core business practices to create value and efficiencies for the team.


    This position requires the ability to stay focused on the big projects while teaching our technology team members how to fulfill the other requests. The better understanding of our business, the greater contribution to our success. The ability to communicate technical details in a fashion that allows us to understand the benefits of a project, via learning Harbor’s scope of business and how our actions translate into data, will be a critical component of the Head Data Scientist. 



    • MS-BA or MBA-BA
    • 2+ years business experience
    • 2+ years working with technical team
    • Develop and deploy data marts (warehouses, lakes, etc.)
    • Microsoft SQL Server: T-SQL, SSRS, SSAS
    • Microsoft Azure or similar: Data Lake, Data Lake Analytics, SQL as a service, DWH, Machine Learning, Data Factory, Data Bricks
    • Other Languages: R and/or Python, U-SQL
    • Microsoft Power BI design and deployment
    • Microsoft Visual Studio: 2015, 2017, team service, git hub, visual studio code.
    • Integration of data from 3rd
    • Microsoft Office and O365: Excel, Word, Visio, Power BI.
    • Microsoft Flow, PowerApps a plus.
    • Trello, TimeCamp, and MS Project a plus.

    Core cognitive and functional elements in data science skills:


    Ability to Finish – Capable of taking ideas/concepts and deliver a finished, simple, and useful technology for the end user.

    Vision – Capable of utilizing their experience and knowledge to help us solve problems in a more efficient and informative manner.  Being able to “see” the opportunities we may be missing.  Providing another perspective.

    Leadership – The ability to lead projects from start to finish.  During the project process, showing exceptional: collaborative skills, inner personal relationships, inner departmental relationships, and accountability to success. 

    The ability to lead/coach new team members contributing to the data science department.  Shares their expertise and knowledge with other tech team members.  Elevates the tech teams’ knowledge.


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