Job Description

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Annapolis Junction,MD,US
Analytic Research Engineer

The Opportunity:

Are you excited at the prospect of unlocking the secrets held in a data set? Are you fascinated by the possibilities presented by machine learning and artificial intelligence advances? In an increasingly connected world, massive amounts of structured and unstructured data create new opportunities. As an Analytic Research Engineer, you can turn these complex data sets into useful information to solve global challenges. Across private and public sectors from fraud detection to cancer research, to national intelligence, you know the answers are in the data.

You’ll design and implement data-intensive analytic applications and solutions for complex tasks on large data sets, including extracting and presenting insights from multiple disparate data sources and types such as cyber, language, and imagery. You’ll serve as the client interface and maintain responsibility across the entire life cycle, including requirements gathering and analysis, process and systems definition, data analysis, testing and evaluation, presentation of analysis to clients in a format they can digest, and development of algorithm-driven products and solutions.

As an Analytic Research Engineer, you’ll drive innovation into large-scale analytic platforms through research and development, prototyping, and implementation. You will develop, maintain, and enhance complex and diverse analytics on distributed systems taking these from prototype to production. You'll directly engage with all stages of data processing, analysis, indexing, prototyping, and benchmarking of user-facing analytic applications. You will work individually or as part of a team. You'll utilize software development and software design methodologies appropriate to the environment. You will address the software components of system design to include hardware and software tradeoffs, use of Commercial off-the-shelf (COTS), Government off-the-shelf (GOTS), and Free and Open Source (FOSS) software as an alternative to new deployment. You'll analyze and synthesize requirements for individual software components to the complex systems.

As an Analytic Research Engineer, you will apply their expertise and knowledge to technical projects, finding innovative, cost-effective means to improve research, techniques, procedures, or products and technologies. You will provide research engineering, technical, and managerial direction for problem definition, analysis, requirement development, and implementation for complex systems in the engineering discipline. You will develop, conduct, and evaluate new approaches to meet technical requirements faster and more efficiently. You will make recommendations and advise on research development, improvements, optimization, or support efforts. You'll perform risk assessments and innovative use of new research concepts or improved techniques and procedures.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience in professional software development
  • Experience developing software in Python, including software libraries such as Numpy, Pandas, or PyTorch
  • Experience developing and deploying applications on Linux or Unix such as Centos, RedHat, or Ubuntu
  • Experience developing software in Java using common tools such as Maven or Junit
  • Knowledge of machine learning techniques for computer vision, and natural language processing
  • Knowledge of developing and deploying containerized software, including Docker, Kubernetes, and Helm
  • Knowledge of common software development tools, including Git or Jira
  • Knowledge of big data and analytic platforms, including Hadoop, MapReduce, Spark, or Accumulo
  • TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph
  • Bachelor’s degree in CS, Applied Mathematics, or Engineering

Nice If You Have:

  • Knowledge of accelerated software with Nvidia hardware and software libraries, including GPUs and CUDA
  • Knowledge of developing software in multiple languages, including C/C++ or Go
  • Knowledge of shell scripts using Bash and common tools such as Sed, Awk, or Perl
  • Ability to manage and support software deployed to operational production environments
  • Ability to work independently on complex tasks


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance with polygraph is required.

Create Your Career: 

Grow With Us 
Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms. 

A Place Where You Belong 
Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll build your community in no time. 

Support Your Well-Being 
Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home. 

Your Candidate Journey 
At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us.


At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $96,600.00 to $220,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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