About Central Coast Agriculture:
Headquartered north of Santa Barbara in the heart of the Santa
Ynez Valley, CCA is a company focused on utilizing science and
sustainability to grow quality, modern crops. Our unmatched
commitment to innovating both organic farming and modern
manufacturing means our customers have access to products that
We breed, grow, and cultivate the highest quality Cannabis so we
can then process, manufacture, and package the highest quality
single-source products on the market under our brand, Raw
We are a team of change makers, modern farmers, scientists, and
business professionals focused on leading the charge for
We are on a mission to be the most trusted and loved brand in
About The Role:
As a Senior Data Scientist, you will play a highly collaborative
role within a scientifically diverse R&D team. You will be the
subject matter expert in data structure, processing and analysis.
You will collaborate with the Breeding, Genomics, Chemistry,
Engineering, and Process Development teams to collect data in
appropriate formats to achieve Team goals. Data collection will
also need to be considered in the context of a long-term strategic
plan for data archival, access, and mining. This individual will be
responsible for bringing improved productivity to the R&D Teams
by improving efficiency of data collection and improving insights
from these datasets.
What You'll Do
+ Data analysis - Work closely with Breeding, Genomics,
Chemistry to analyze experimental data and report out results
+ Identify and implement a data architecture solution and
platform(s) suitable for Breeding, Genomics, Chemistry,
Engineering, and Process Development teams' needs for data
archival, retrieval, mining, and reporting.
+ Identify and/or develop software for data mining of large
datasets. These datasets will include genomic sequence information,
plant phenotype, and chemical profiling data.
+ Collaborate with R&D Teams on experimental design to
ensure compatible data structure and adequate statistical power is
employed in all studies
+ Develop classification algorithms and model data
+ Develop and draft documentations and SOPs for new
+ Identify equipment, space, and utility requirements to set-up
both hardware and software to support R&D
+ Identify opportunities where data solutions developed for the
R&D Team can be used in Manufacturing to improve process and
+ Perform all other duties as assigned or inherent to the
+ Prioritize work in a fast-paced environment to limit downtime
and keep operations moving.
+ Ensure that safety is first priority in everything you do.
+ Maintain professionalism and live CCA's core values at all
+ Advanced degree (MS/PhD) in relevant discipline or Bachelors
degree with 5+ years relevant work experience.
+ A combination of relevant Computer Science and Biological
Science education highly desired. Molecular Biology, Biology,
Chemistry, Applied Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, Computational
Biology, Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, Computer Science or related
+ Experience with large data sets. Experience with genomic
datasets a plus.
+ Experience creating, refining & managing processes
+ Proficiency with data entry, running analyses and creating
+ Statistical process control skills and use of statistical
+ Project management experience; able to take a project from
start to finish with minimal supervision
+ Strong analytical skills. Demonstrate attention to detail and
+ Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and prioritize
work while multitasking.
+ Demonstrate motivation and a good work ethic under minimal
+ Constantly questioning the way things are done in a
constructive manner and thrives on change that improves
+ Effective leadership and strategic influencing skills.
+ Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects at one
+ Expert user of Microsoft Office and Google's G suite.
+ This Scientist will work with the highest attention to detail
and data integrity. The qualified candidate will be highly
collaborative and have excellent interpersonal skills
+ Must be 21 years of age (or older) at the time of hire.
+ Proficiency of the English language, verbal and written
What You'll Receive
+ Competitive base salary
+ Medical, dental and vision benefits
+ Vacation and Holidays
External Company URL: https://www.ccagriculture.com/
Street: 8701 Santa Rosa Rd