Data Scientist, Lead in San Diego, CA at Booz Allen Hamilton

Date Posted: 1/27/2018

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    San Diego, CA
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Job Description

Job Number: R0020340

Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of strategy and technology for more than 100 years. Today, the firm provides management and technology consulting and engineering services to leading Fortune 500 corporations, governments, and not-for-profits across the globe. Booz Allen partners with public and private sector clients to solve their most difficult challenges through a combination of consulting, analytics, mission operations, technology, systems delivery, cybersecurity, engineering and innovation expertise.

Data Scientist, Lead

Key Role:

Apply extensive domain expertise and business acumen to develop multiple insights and theories for complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity. Move across client sets, including the Navy Marine Corps market, address business challenges, perform analysis, explain the analysis to clients in a digestible way, and provide solutions in the form of data–driven products that solve problems. Lead business development efforts and the identification of opportunities to apply advanced analytics and data science, including predictive analytics, prescriptive analytics, and cognitive computing solutions to challenges with new and existing clients through the application of new, innovative capabilities. Lead and support engagements across government and potentially other client spaces. Provide thought leadership, drive business growth within the market, and develop and maintain client relationships. Take an active role in the development, mentoring, and coaching of the team, work actively to enhance the diversity of the firm, and play a lead role in attracting, developing, and retaining talent.

Basic Qualifications:

-6+ years of experience with serving as a business strategy expert for US government or technology organizations, including serving in project and team leadership roles as a management consultant

-6+ years of experience in conducting directed research, including creating research plans, interacting with external research providers and industry experts, and leading groups of junior researchers in executing against plans

-6+ years of experience with conducting organizational strategic analysis and developing strategic plans, including growth strategy, competitive strategy, market size estimation, new market entry studies, and new business model development

-Experience with the application of data science and advanced data analytics, including structured, unstructured, or relational and data mining and machine learning techniques

-Experience with developing and mentoring staff at all levels and building an internal capacity to deliver high quality and highly innovative analytics services

-Experience with developing and implementing successful market strategy and business development and leading proposal, project, and intellectual capital creation

-Experience with presenting to senior executives and industry conferences and authoring white papers and peer–reviewed articles

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-BA or BS degree

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with solution architecture, Cloud architecture, and Cloud security

-Experience with big data analytics, semantic ontologies, and natural language processing

-BA or BS degree in Statistics, Machine Learning, Operations Research, or a related technical field preferred; MA, MS, or PhD degree in Statistics, Machine Learning, Operations Research, or a related technical field a plus


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

Integrating a full range of consulting capabilities, Booz Allen is the one firm that helps clients solve their toughest problems by their side to help them achieve their missions.  Booz Allen is committed to delivering results that endure.

We are proud of our diverse environment, EOE, M/F/Disability/Vet.


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