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ABS Group is a global company that provides data-driven risk and reliability solutions and technical services that help our clients enhance the safety, integrity, quality, and environmental efficiency of their critical assets and operations.

In January 2020, we established our corporate Product Development and innovation center in Knoxville, TN. We work with our clients to develop risk and reliability-related solutions to meet their needs. Every day our multidisciplinary team of engineers, software developers, data scientists, data analysts, and cyber security specialists work together to develop innovative digital solutions for a wide range of complex challenges. If you are a motivated self-starter with intellectual curiosity, we're just what you're looking for.

The Risk Consultant/Data Analyst position will analyze data from internal and external sources to estimate risk and inform decisions for our clients. Projects will often support federal government clients who are on the front lines of reducing the negative impacts of both natural and man-made hazards on the American public. Analyses will involve critical thinking and moderate statistical analysis to unravel complex and often messy data. The ideal candidate is a team player, critical thinker, and problem solver who enjoys working in a dynamic, collaborative environment. This position will require moderate travel based on client and project needs.

Please note: The ideal candidate for this role should be open to working our hybrid model. For the hybrid model, Monday- Thursday duties are performed out of our Knoxville office: 830 Corridor Park Blvd (830 Corridor Park Blvd, Knoxville, Tennessee 37932). Friday is remote eligible. The typical schedule consists of 40 hours per week. Open fully remote candidates in the DC Metropolitan area.

What You Will Do:

• Translate client needs and project tasking into individual, actionable next steps
• Research and identify available data sources to support decision-making
• Use data to compute risk metrics
• Use basic statistical tests to validate findings
• Assess risk using mathematical risk models
• Automate data gathering/cleaning processes
• Troubleshoot and debug errors
• Write reports/documentation summarizing your work
• Contribute positive energy to the team
• Communicate your work to small audiences (10-20 people)

What You Will Need:

Education and Experience
  • 1 to 4 years of relevant work experience
  • Experience with two data analysis languages (e.g., SQL, Python, R, Stata)
  • Experience with enterprise data visualization tools (e.g., Power BI, Tableau)
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, mathematics, economics, computer science, information management or statistics, or related technical field

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Advanced Excel experience (e.g. VBA, Query Editor/PowerQuery)
  • Geospatial analysis experience (e.g. ArcGIS, QGIS)
  • Experience in developing machine learning models (e.g., Python)
  • Gather and analyze data effectively.
  • Apply critical thinking to a wide variety of problems.
  • Comprehend and analyze complex problems.
  • Work under tight deadlines
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint,
  • Ability to obtain a working knowledge of the ABS Health, safety, quality, and environmental management systems.

Reporting Relationships:

This position reports to the Senior Program Manager.


We set out more than 160 years ago to promote the security of life and property at sea and preserve the natural environment. Today, we remain true to our mission and continue to support organizations facing a rapidly evolving seascape of challenging regulations and new technologies. Through it all, we are anchored by a vision and mission that help our clients find clarity in uncertain times.

ABS is a global leader in marine and offshore classification and other innovative safety, quality, and environmental services. We're at the forefront of supporting the global energy transition at sea, the application of remote and autonomous marine systems, cutting-edge technical solutions, and many more exciting advancements. Our commitment to safety, reliability, and efficiency is ever-present, guiding our clients to safer and more efficient operations.

About Our Benefits

ABS Group proudly offers a variety of industry-leading benefits designed to enhance the life and well-being of our employees and their families. These benefits include, but are not limited to, medical insurance (PPO and HD), dental and vision insurance, Health Savings account (HSA), Flexible Savings Account (FSA), life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, disability leave programs, parental leave program, paid holidays, and paid vacation time. The Company provides an Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) that offers additional support in personal wellness, including work-life services. ABS Group also offers a 401K plan with a generous company match, subject to plan requirements.

Equal Opportunity

The ABS Group of Companies is committed to the equal employment opportunity of its employees and prohibits discrimination against any employee or qualified applicant based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status or veteran status, or other non-work-related characteristics that may be protected under the law of the Federal Government or specific state employment laws.


ABS and Affiliated Companies (ABS) will not pay a fee to any third-party agency without a valid ABS Master Service Agreement (MSA) authorized and signed by Human Resources. Any resume, CV, application, or other forms of candidate submission provided to any employee of ABS without a valid MSA on file will be considered property of ABS, and no fee will be paid.


This job description is not intended, and should not be construed, to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job of the incumbent. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the principal job elements essential for making a fair decision regarding the pay structure of the job. #ogjs
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