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Data Scientist (Leader)

Chicago, IL, USA

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

Summary: To serve as a senior data analyst and subject matter expert engaged in the technical analysis and production of information obtained and processed from multiple information sources in support of Laconic requirements, environmental monitoring, and surveys.
The organizational location of this position is: Chicago, IL as an in-person position.
• Serves as a senior adviser and primary consultant on information analysis and production.
• Develops and presents information capabilities to a wide variety of customers.
• Conducts and oversees the most complex analysis and integration of multi-source information.
• Manages and oversees information collections and production.
• Serves as a senior technical authority on information issues.
• Operate as part of cross-functional business and technical teams alongside data scientist, survey teams analysts, business leaders, data engineers and other team members to deliver impactful technical data warehouse and business intelligence solutions – from defining and developing metrics that matter to the enterprise and customer.


Required Experience:

  • 12+ years of experience where data analysis and analytics is the core skill. Expertise in prototyping and designing metrics, reports, data analyses, and experiments with actionable insights is required.

  • Knowledge of a comprehensive range of information research and collection methods, techniques, and practices to use multi-source information systems to capture data to make recommendations in developing information capabilities, new hypotheses and theories, and threat assessments.

  • Knowledge of advanced analytical principles, concepts, and methods to produce detailed analyses of complex information/situations attained from multiple sources.

  • Knowledge of the local government functions, inter-relationships, and operations.

  • Skill in conducting unbiased complex research, identifying appropriate available systems/data sources, and producing collection requirement assessments that answer specific tasks to link and leverage all available capabilities in support of consumers, customers, and clients.

  • Skill in communicating effectively with others, both orally and in writing, in working out solutions to problems or questions related to the work, writing clear and concise information products, and delivering written and/or verbal presentations to senior level audiences for decision-making purposes.

  • Ability to maintain control of classified material, quickly assimilate disparate data, render knowledgeable and accurate assessments of the implication of such data, and make decisions, estimates, and recommendations under conditions of urgency and pressure based on mature judgment and experience and present and/or justify a position effectively.

About the Company

Laconic Infrastructure Partners Inc. (“Laconic”) is a leading global provider of Environmental Intelligence, Synthetic Natural-Capital Monetization, and Regenerative Ecoculture services.  


Leveraging its state-of-the-art Sentient All-Domain Augmented Response (SADAR™) environmental intelligence platform, unparalleled in-situ data gathering and validation capabilities, and world-class geo-spatial analysis teams, Laconic works directly at the apex of Sovereign Nations, SOEs, NGOs, and Multinational Corporations to jointly solve a newly emerging class of complex strategic problems lying at the intersection of the ecology, economy, and security domains.


As a chartered Public-Benefit Corporation (PBC), Laconic operates as a true partner to its clients, considering the unique needs and requirements of all stakeholders to conceptualize, structure, deliver and maintain comprehensive multi-variate biologic informatics (MVBI) solutions to problems as diverse as regional food security, decarbonization initiatives, financial compliance obligations, and habitat preservation; to name but a few.


Liaising directly with the highest levels of governments, NGOs, and corporations around the world, Laconic’s Environmental Intelligence Services group delivers unique environmental insights extracted from its validated, high-quality baseline data stores to support evidence-based management of natural resources in dynamic socio-political contexts.


Supplying global institutions requiring the highest-quality structured informatics and carbon-offset monetization solutions, Laconic’s Synthetic Natural-Capital Monetization group assists our clients with the identification, management, and ongoing monetization of hitherto stranded ecosystem assets.


Exploiting its timely access to multi-variate biologic informatics, Laconic’s Regenerative Ecoculture Services group provides modern, data-driven, and sustainable quality-of-life, food & water security, and crop yield enhancement services for populations across the globe.  From arid-environment wheat production in MENA to burn-free rice production in Southeast Asia, Laconic delivers innovative regenerative ecoculture solutions that protect, restore and regenerate the natural environment.


At Laconic we see humanity’s progress as unquestionably tied to the protection, restoration and regeneration of natural systems where economic growth supports a healthy and flourishing planet.  It is our commitment to a better future that drives our culture, our values and the choices we make as a company; choices that shine brightly through initiatives such as our utilization of human sense-making surveys to gather insights into the experiences, needs and knowledge of the local communities who are integral stakeholders in the policy outcomes enabled by Laconic’s services.


20 years from now – we will tell our children, and their children, how we worked to build a world that is demonstrably healthier, both environmentally and socially, than the world which we have inherited.

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