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Data Analyst, Senior in McLean, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 3/10/2019

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Job Number: R0045648

Data Analyst, Senior

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 improve aerospace mission solutions. You’ll work closely with your customer to comprehend their questions and needs, and then dig into their data-rich environment to find the pieces of their information puzzle. You’ll develop algorithms, write scripts, build predictive analytics, 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 military leaders 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 for good in aerospace mission solutions.

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:

-10+ years of experience with performing operations research type activities in a military acquisition or support environment, including systems acquisition analysis and logistics analysis using multiple simulation tools based on military aviation operational, logistical and supportability requirements

-Experience with one or more scripting or scientific languages, including Python, R, C++, VBA or Java

-Experience working with a wide range of predictive and decision models, including tools for developing such models

-Experience with Microsoft Excel and Access

-Knowledge of relevant statistical measures, including confidence intervals, significance of error measurements, development and evaluation data sets

-Ability to communicate with Project Managers, Functional Managers, and Project Stakeholders

-Secret clearance

-BS degree in Operations Research, Data Science, Applied Mathematics, CS, or Engineering

Nice If You Have:

-Experience with modeling software, including OPUS Suite

-Experience with object-oriented programming languages, including Java, C++

-Experience with data cleaning, manipulation, discovery, analysis, and visualization of data

-Experience with monitor communities of practice in operations research and related fields to focus on the application of analytical tools for logistics system integration and optimization

-Experience with Microsoft Office Computer programs, including Microsoft Project

-PhD in in Operations Research, Management Science, Engineering, Applied Mathematics, or Statistics or similar technical field

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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