GIS Data Scientist

Orange, California

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Orange County Transportation Authority

Posted 3 months ago

About OCTA:

The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA), Orange County’s primary transportation agency. It’s our job to develop and deliver transportation solutions to enhance the quality of life and keep Orange County moving. Operating in a 798 square-mile area, we serve more than 3 million residents in 34 cities and unincorporated areas. Our responsibilities extend to all forms of transportation, including bus and paratransit service, Metrolink commuter rail service, planned future rail, including street cars, the 91 Express Lanes Toll Road, freeway, street and road improvement projects, motorist services and regulating taxi operations. OCTA has been recognized for excellence in the public transportation industry by the American Public Transportation Association and has been honored with awards from local and national organizations for our transportation improvements. OCTA’s core values consist of integrity, teamwork/partnership, communication, customer focus, can-do spirit and safety.



Under minimal guidance, supports a variety of projects and teams with insights gained from analyzing OCTA and third-party transportation, demographic, and other related data, both geospatial and non-spatial. The Analyst is adept at using large or complex data sets and analytical techniques to explore and evaluate the effectiveness of different projects and policies. Uses a variety of tools for spatial and non-spatial data mining to build and implement models, algorithms, and simulations that provide data-driven insights and results. Works with a wide range of stakeholders and functional teams within and beyond the GIS Section to understand business requirements and develop information products to assist decision-making. Prepares intuitive maps, graphs, and narrative, and communicates findings and results to team members, stakeholders, and leadership.


Data Science Analyst, Senior: This is an exempt position in Salary Grade R: Min $76,294.40 – Mid 93,600.00 – Max $110,905.60 annually. The starting salary will be within this range based on qualifications.

Data Science Analyst, Principal: This is an exempt position in Salary Grade S: Min $85,696.00 – Mid $105,092.00– Max $124,488.00 annually. The starting salary will be within this range based on qualifications.


This position will remain open until filled.



To read the entire job description and apply please go to the link provided.



OCTA is an equal employment opportunity employer that recruits, hires, and promotes qualified people without regard to race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, disability, genetic information, military and veteran status, or other legally protected status.

Job tags: Data Mining R