Data Analytics Specialist, Mid in Washington, DC at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 8/2/2018

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Job Number: R0033673

Data Analytics Specialist, Mid

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 the health care industry. You’ll work closely with your customer to understand their questions and needs, then dig into their data-rich environment to find the pieces of their information puzzle. You’ll 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 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 the health care industry.
 

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:

-2+ years of experience with financial analysis and data management

-Experience with data analysis, including developing data queries and troubleshooting data model structure 

-Experience with using Microsoft Excel or Visio for business modeling

-Experience in a business intelligence tool or reporting environment

-Knowledge of health data, health systems, health policy, or health IT

-Knowledge of data governance structures and purpose

-Knowledge of Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) or SQL

-BA or BS degree


Nice if You Have:

-Experience with VA and DoD systems

-Experience with Python and R for statistical computing

-Experience with Tableau, TIBCO Spotfire, or Qlik Sense

-Experience with SPSS, SAS, MiniTab, or JMP

-Experience with analytics and data science techniques, including natural language processing, random forest, clustering, optimization, and linear programming 

-Ability to work independently and within a fast paced, team-oriented environment

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

-MBA, MA, or MS degree preferred

We’re an EOE that empowers our people—no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status—to fearlessly drive change.

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