Data Scientist, Senior in Herndon, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 8/5/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Herndon, VA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/5/2018

Job Description

Job Number: R0030108

Data Scientist, 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 leadership and analytical skills to improve DoD Financial and Audit Readiness. 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 visualizations, build predictive analytics, apply statistical and machine learning techniques, and use the right combination of tools and frameworks to turn disparate data points into objective answers to help the Office of the Secretary Defense client to 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 DoD.


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:

-5+ years of experience with financial analysis and data management

-Experience with writing advanced SQL queries

-Knowledge of front-end design and data visualization techniques and best practices

-Knowledge of data governance structures and purpose

-Knowledge of basic graphics design for presenting complex data into easy-to-read reports

-Knowledge of SQL data base development

-Secret clearance

-BA or BS degree


Nice if You Have:

-Experience with using Python or R for statistical computing

-Experience with using Cloudera and HDFS in a big data environment

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

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

-MA or MS degree in Finance, Business Analytics, Mathematics, Operations Research, or Data Science preferred


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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