Algorithm Developer in Annapolis Junction, MD at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 10/28/2018

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Job Number: R0031637

Algorithm Developer

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 leadership and analytical skills to improve national security. 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 mentor teammates, develop algorithms, write scripts, 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. As a technical leader, you’ll identify new opportunities to use data science solutions to help your customers meet their toughest challenges. Join us as we use data science for good in strategic innovation.

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 as an R, Python, or Java developer

-Experience with designing novel analytic methods and workflows

-Experience with merging disparate data sources for varying data structures of content

-Experience with feature generation and feature augmentation, pulling data from unstructured formats

-Experience in working with big data storage and processing techniques, including HDFS, Hive, Accumulo and Hadoop, or Spark

-Ability to manage and manipulate large data sets, develop data science approaches, and manage data science tasks

-Ability to leverage a wide variety of data science capabilities and languages

-TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph

-BS degree in Engineering, including EE, Mechanical Engineering, or Computer Engineering
 

Nice If You Have:

-Experience with machine learning algorithm development

-Experience with building classification modeling schemes based upon time-based data and multivariate time series analysis

-Experience with statistical signal processing and sensor data fusion

-Ability to work with activity recognition and classification

-MA or MS degree
 

Clearance:

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

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