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Scientist - Economics

JOE ID Number: 2020-01_111464466
Date Posted: 03/19/2020
Date Inactive: 07/31/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Scientist - Economics
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Denver, Colorado, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: M2 -- Business Economics
Data Science
Data Analysis
Salary Range: 95000-125000
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Bigger challenges. Bolder ideas. Global impact. At Viasat, we’re on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. We’re the company behind the world’s fastest satellite internet service, with technology that’s helping to improve life for our customers around the globe. By providing powerful new ways for people to connect with one another, gain greater access to education, entertainment, medical research, commerce, and more, our team is empowering millions of customers worldwide.

Job Responsibilities

As a Data Scientist, you will contribute with:

Analysis: Architect, design, and build data pipelines working with large and complex data sets.

Product Operations: Design and analyze experiments, and evaluate & define metrics to improve business performance.

Your Opportunity

We are seeking a candidate with expertise in economic thinking to complement our cross disciplinary team.


Excellent understanding of several statistical and machine learning models
Experience with data analysis tools such as R, Python, Matlab, QGIS
Familiarity with Spark, Impala, Hadoop
Ph.D. in economics
Ability to travel up to 25%


MA in statistics
Leadership in analysis through presentations of research or peer reviewed publications
Amazon Web Services and Cloud computing required or demonstrable interest in learning
Interest in internet services, platforms

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
Application deadline: 04/07/2020
  • Application Deadline Has Passed