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Senior Statistician

Company: Western EcoSystems Technology, Inc. (WEST)
Location: Cheyenne
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title

Senior Statistician


Remote, US (Primary)

Job Type

Regular Full-Time

# of Hires Needed


Job Description

Western EcoSystems Technology, Inc. (WEST) is a dynamic medium size consulting firm with offices across the United States and Canada. We are looking for a full-time Senior Statistician .

WEST has a permanent core of professionals with broad experience in basic and applied ecological studies and the sophisticated analysis of natural resource data.Since its founding in 1990, the WEST team has shaped the foundation of what we do, and what we believe in through our core values and key principles. Our work matters to our clients, communities, and the environment. Join WEST and discover a company of passionate, committed, and highly motivated individuals.

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Job Summary:

The Senior Statistician is responsible for advancing the leadership, statistical knowledge, and project base of the statistics and data science program to support a wide range of environmental projects and the organization.

The minimum base salary is $90,000-$120,000, plus annual bonus. Salary may vary based on education, knowledge and experience.

Responsibilities include:

Integrates scientifically defensible solutions into consulting strategy.
Provide guidance to internal WEST staff and external clients, agencies, and stakeholders.
Develops innovative ideas.
Thought leader; leads and/or supports research efforts.
Publishes peer-reviewed papers or white papers.
Manages complex projects.
Engages clients in discussions relating to areas in which WEST could provide support.
Works closely with WEST business development leaders in marketing, business development presentations, and client outreach.
Statistical review of proposals, analyses, and reports.
Effectively works with teams in offices across the country.
Presents at conferences.
Other duties as assigned.

This is a general description of the functions for this position and is not inclusive of the duties that may be associated with this position.

Job Requirements


The successful candidate must be a self-starter who possesses:

Minimum of a master's degree or PhD in Statistics or related field.
Ten (10+) plus years of demonstrated work experience as a consultant and as an applied statistician in the areas of ecology, fisheries or wildlife research Experience in advanced analytical techniques such as Bayesian hierarchical modeling, Markov decision support, integrated population modeling, spatial/movement analysis, and survival analysis.
Excellent written and oral communication skills with a history of publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals.
Excellent time management and organizational skills with the ability to work well under time constraints and meet deliverable targets and deadlines.
Experience with statistical software.
Ability to effectively use Windows operating system and Microsoft Office applications.

After an offer of employment is made, the candidate must successfully pass a pre- employment background check, drug screening, and a DMV records check that meets WEST's minimum criteria to operate a motor vehicle on behalf of the company. A valid driver's license will be required.

WEST provides equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, genetics, and any protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Further, WEST takes affirmative action to ensure that all individuals are treated fairly, and without discrimination, for recruitment, selection, advancement and every other term and privilege associated with employment.


Master's Degree

Exemption Type


Application Deadline

Keywords: Western EcoSystems Technology, Inc. (WEST), Cheyenne , Senior Statistician, Other , Cheyenne, Wyoming

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