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

Date Posted: 5/15/2019

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  • Date Posted:
    5/15/2019
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Job Description

Job Number: R0053823

Data Scientist

The Challenge:

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 up 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 innovate and improve existing analytic tools and frameworks. 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 develop new dashboard modules, create analytics reports and processes using Python notebooks, create dashing Web visualization through d3.js and jQuery, build predictive and machine learning models leveraging Anaconda suites, and use the right combination of tools and frameworks to turn that set of disparate data points into objective answers to help business leaders, and clients 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 as we use data science to innovate and enhance businesses using data driven approach.

Empower change with us.

Build Your Career:

At Booz Allen, we know the power of analytics and we’re dedicated to helping you grow as a data analysis professional. When you join Booz Allen, you can expect:

  • access to online and onsite training in data analysis and presentation methodologies, and tools like Hortonworks, Docker, Tableau, and Splunk
  • a chance to change the world with the Data Science Bowl—the world’s premier data science for social good competition
  • participation in partnerships with data science leaders, like our partnership with NVIDIA to deliver Deep Learning Institute (DLI) training to the federal government


You’ll have access to a wealth of training resources through our Analytics University, an online learning portal specifically geared towards data science and analytics skills, where you can access more than 5000 functional and technical courses, certifications, and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and state-of-the-art tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications? Take advantage of our tuition assistance, on-site bootcamps, certification training, academic programs, vendor relationships, and a network of professionals who can give you helpful tips. We’ll help you develop the career you want, as you chart your own course for success.

You Have:

-Experience with machine learning, data mining, optimization, statistics, and graph-based algorithms

-Experience with using VBA, Microsoft Excel, R, Python, or SAS for data analysis

-Experience with CSS, Bootstrap, and JavaScript frameworks
-Active Secret clearance
-BA or BS degree

Nice If You Have:

-Experience with querying databases programmatically using scripting languages

-Experience with translating design mockups and prototypes into application designs

-Experience with developing Rich report visualizations
-Knowledge in d3.js, Nodejs, and REST
-Possession of excellent presentation skills, including presenting complex information to non-technical audiences

-MS degree in Operations Research, CS, Engineering, Systems Engineering, or a related field preferred

Clearance:
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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