Data Scientist in Norfolk, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 6/6/2018

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    Norfolk, VA
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Job Description

Job Number: R0024075

Data Scientist

Key Role:

Leverage expertise in various machine learning or machine intelligence techniques, including neural networks, deep learning, random forests, image processing, and analytics to explore and examine data from multiple disparate sources with the goal of discovering patterns and previously hidden insights to build predictive models that can provide a competitive advantage or address a pressing business problem. Stay up–to–date on the latest machine learning capabilities. Implement custom algorithms under senior data scientist oversight and create graphical user interfaces, flow processes, and layouts for complex modeling, data mining, statistical analysis, and research purposes. Work on difficult engineering problems with scientists and business leaders who have minimal engineering or data science backgrounds. 

Basic Qualifications:

-Experience with multiple programming languages, including Python, C++, R, Matlab, or Java

-Knowledge of various machine learning algorithms, statistics, and mathematics principles

-Ability to learn new programming languages easily

-Active Secret clearance

-BA or BS degree in Mathematics, Physics, CS, Engineering, or Statistics

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with Big Data architecture platforms and extracting information from disparate data sources, then merging them together for analysis

-Knowledge of advanced machine learning capabilities, including gradient boosting, random forests, or convolutional neural networks

-MA or MS degree in Mathematics, CS, Engineering, or a related field preferred; PhD degree a plus

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

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