Job Description

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  • Atlanta, Georgia, USA
  • Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Computational Modeling Specialist

The Opportunity:  

Join our dynamic team as an Infectious Disease Modeler, where you will be at the forefront of shaping responses to complex public health challenges. In this pivotal role, you won't merely be a participant, you will be the driving force behind innovation and be an expert in problem-solving. Your work will transcend boundaries, unraveling the intricacies of disease transmission to enable proactive responses to human epidemic disease outbreaks. In the realm of public health, where each decision carries profound consequences for the well-being of communities and nations, your skills will serve as the key to unlocking actionable insights from data. Our mission is unwavering: to advance public health response, forecasting, and surveillance. As part of our team, you will be entrusted with the critical task of translating data into real-time and effective decision-making insights, enabling public health agencies to craft strategies that protect lives and ensure the resilience of our society.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:   

  • Experience with stochastic computational modeling, data science, and machine learning applied to disease forecasting
  • Experience in the development and implementation of advanced disease transmission models, including compartmental models, agent-based models, and renewal models, with a goal of nowcasting, forecasting, biological inference, and scenario exploration
  • Experience with programming languages, including Julia, Python, or R, and probabilistic programming packages, including Turing.jl, Numpy, JAX, Numpyro, and Stan for Bayesian inference, computational modeling efficiency, parameter estimation, and model validation
  • Experience with continuous integration (CI) and continuous deployment (CD) pipelines for efficient code deployment
  • Experience with presenting complex technical concepts to diverse audiences, including nontechnical stakeholders
  • Experience in scientific computing and high-performance computing (HPC), including designing and implementing complex simulations and data-intensive computations on distributed computing architectures
  • Knowledge of code management standards, best practices, team coding, and version control systems, including GitHub
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust or Suitability/Fitness determination based on client requirements
  • Master's degree in Mathematics, Epidemiology, or Computational Statistics

Nice If You Have:   

  • Experience with Azure Batch or cloud-based computational platforms for scalable and parallelized data processing and modeling tasks
  • Ability to produce clear and comprehensive technical documentation, including within an automated pipeline deployment
  • Ability to work effectively within multidisciplinary teams, including data scientists, epidemiologists, and mathematicians
  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Possession of excellent collaborative skills
  • Doctorate degree in Mathematics, Epidemiology, or Computational Statistics


Applicants selected will be subject to a government investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements of the U.S. government client

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 develop 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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