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

Date Posted: 3/8/2019

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Job Number: R0031550

Data/Staff Scientist

Key Role:

Leverage technical and analytical expertise to explore and examine data from multiple disparate sources with the goal of discovering patterns and previously hidden insights to provide a competitive advantage or address a pressing business problem. Apply expertise in computer science, software development, and the latest technologies to design and implement analysis infrastructure and tools, analytic workflow processes, and complex data visualizations. Leverage knowledge of mathematical and statistical concepts, computer science, and domain expertise to bridge the gap between technologists and mathematicians, ensuring software solutions meet analytic requirements.

A Day in the Life of a Data Analyst at Booz Allen:

-Leverage knowledge of Cloud computing technologies as part of the data science team

-Work in conjunction with industry-leading Cloud computing technologists and develop machine learning, data mining, and statistical and graph-based algorithms designed to analyze massive datasets

-Apply experience in Cloud technologies, partner with Cloud technologists, and ensure proper implementation and usage of the algorithms

Basic Qualifications:

-Experience with machine learning, data mining, statistics, or graph algorithms in an academic environment or internship

-Experience with using R, Perl, Python, SAS, or SPSS for analysis of data

-Knowledge of an object-oriented language, including Java, C++, C#, or Python

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-BS degree

Additional Qualifications:

-BS degree in CS, Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering, or a related field preferred; Pursuing an MS degree in CS, Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering, or a related field a plus

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

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