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Chief Data Scientist in McLean, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 6/11/2019

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    McLean, VA
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Job Description

Job Number: R0047541

Chief Data Scientist

Key Role:

Serve as a data science business leader in the firm’s chief transformation office. Use large data sets to find opportunities for product and process optimization, including using models to test the effectiveness of different courses of action. Leverage expertise in using a variety of data mining, data analysis methods, variety of data tools, building and implementing models, creating algorithms and running simulations. Drive business results with data-based insights. Work with a wide range of stakeholders and functional teams.

Basic Qualifications:

-10+ years of experience in leading complex technical project delivery with large commercial and government clients in a fast-paced environment

-5+ years of experience with manipulating data sets and building statistical models

-Experience with leading development in programming languages commonly used for data analysis, including R, Python, and Web development, such as Python, JavaScript, CSS, and HTML

-Experience in working with databases for development or analysis

-Knowledge of software best practices that lead to high-quality software for test coverage, code reviews, and continuous integration and continuous delivery

-Knowledge of a variety of machine learning techniques, including clustering, decision tree learning, artificial neural networks, and real-world advantages and drawbacks

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-MA or MS degree in Statistics, Finance, Mathematics, or CS

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with drafting publications, articles, and papers based on basic research projects

-Experience with open source projects

-Ability to rapidly learn new languages, tools, and techniques

-PhD in Statistics, Mathematics, or CS


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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