Job Description

Remote Work:
Yes
Job Number:
R0199087
Location:
Washington,DC,US
Advanced Data Scientist, Lead

The Opportunity:

Are you excited at the prospect of unlocking the secrets held by a data set? Are you fascinated by the possibilities presented by the IoT, machine learning, and artificial intelligence advances? In an increasingly connected world, massive amounts of structured and unstructured data open new opportunities. As a data scientist, 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.

We have an opportunity for you to use your analytical skills to conduct active surveillance of trends in different civil sector data, and assist the clients in their efforts to identify and assess exposure to fraud, waste, and abuse (FWA), and the impact of initiatives aimed at preventing or recovering improper payment. You’ll work closely with your customer to understand their questions and needs, and then dig into their data-rich environment to find the pieces of their information puzzle. You’ll build predictive analytics, use automation, apply machine learning, and use the right combination of tools and frameworks to turn that set of disparate data points into objective answers to help senior leadership make informed decisions. You’ll provide your customer with a deep understanding of their data, what it all means, and how they can use it.

Join us. The world can't wait.

You Have:

  • 6+ years of experience performing or leading data exploration, data cleaning, data analysis, machine learning, or data mining
  • Experience using Python, R, and SQL
  • Experience with data modeling, machine learning, data mining, statistics, or graph algorithms in academic or professional environments
  • Experience conducting independent and collaborative research, summarizing your study, and applying your findings to client missions
  • Ability to convey complex ideas clearly and concisely to various audiences
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
  • Bachelor's degree

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with identification, assessment, or remediation of FWA and program integrity initiatives for CMS
  • Experience analyzing health plan data
  • Knowledge of various CMS environments or systems such as One PI, Fraud Prevention System (FPS), Medicare Provider Enrollment, Chain, and Ownership System (PECOS), Integrated Data Repository (IDR), Chronic Conditions Warehouse (CCW), and CMS AWS Enclave
  • Knowledge of Git and GitHub
  • Knowledge of fraud modeling techniques
  • Ability to rapidly evaluate scientific research on new and emerging technologies
  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Possession of excellent client-facing or consulting skills
  • Master's degree preferred, Doctorate degree a plus

Clearance:

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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.

Compensation

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 $110,100.00 to $250,000.00 (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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