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Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Do you want to do meaningful work that improves quality of life? At Tetra Tech, you will work with high-performing teams who are passionate about using their expertise to find solutions to complex problems in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.



Tetra Tech is looking for a senior data scientist with knowledge and experience in developing machine learning algorithms, particularly in forecasting with data science toolkits such as Python and/or R. This position will develop scalable and modular machine learning models using both structured and unstructured data that will be deployed across sectors. The ideal candidate will be able to identify data mining opportunities that add value and provide insights outside of the standard analytical framework or scope of work. The person in this position will be a key communicator of analytical results and insights to various stakeholders across and outside of the company. It will require an advanced understanding of which data visualizations and techniques will be most effective in communicating insights to the business team. Experience working in the demand forecasting or supply chain domain is a plus.



  • Identify the appropriate modeling technique given a problem statement based on the availability, variety, and quality of data. 

  • Design, build, test and implement predictive Machine Learning models using a variety of techniques (e.g., GLM, Neural Networks, Tree-based learning methods).

  • Collaborate with client to align business requirements with data science systems and process solutions that ensure client’s overall objectives are met.

  • Create meaningful presentations and analyses that tell a story focused on insights, to communicate the results and ideas to clients.

  • Collaborate cross-functionally with domain experts to identify gaps and structural problems.

  • Be the technical expert across multiple work streams and clients.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree or Ph.D. preferred).

  • 5 years’ experience with ML fields, (e.g. natural language processing, random forest, statistical learning theory). 

  • Expert level knowledge in one or more languages commonly used in data analytics (Python / R proficiency preferred).

  • Experience managing, validating, and manipulating large, complex datasets.

  • Comfort working with a dynamic, research-oriented group on concurrent projects.

  • Ability to communicate complex complex concepts to non-technical audiences.



About Tetra Tech:


Tetra Tech is a leading provider of high-end consulting and engineering services for projects worldwide. We combine the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the world. We are Leading with Science® to provide sustainable and resilient solutions for our clients.


At Tetra Tech, we provide a collaborative environment that supports individual performance, innovation, and creativity. We are proud to offer competitive compensation and benefits. Learn more by visiting http://www.tetratech.com/en/benefits.


For more information on our company, please visit our website at www.tetratech.com. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter on the Careers portion of our website at www.tetratech.com/careers.


We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Tetra Tech is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.


Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.


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