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

Date Posted: 9/12/2018

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Job Number: R0036959

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 the ability of Army mission users to develop new analytical insights from data sources and feeds. 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, customize predictive analytical tools, develop algorithms, write scripts, and use the right combination of tools and frameworks to turn that set of disparate data points into objective answers to help Army mission users 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. As a technical leader, you’ll identify new opportunities to use data science solutions to help your customers meet their toughest challenges.  Join us as we use data science for good in the Army military intelligence community.
 

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 integrating and managing disparate data sources

-3+ years of experience with using analytic tools, including R, creating and running scripts, installing applications, and using markup languages

-Experience with UNIX or Linux operating systems and command line administration

-Active TS/SCI clearance

-BA or BS degree

-DoD 8570 or 8140 IAT Level I Certification


Nice If You Have:

-2+ years of experience with database administration and using Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL) tools

-Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)

-Experience with the Atlassian tool suite, including JIRA and Confluence

-Experience with Agile development techniques and ceremonies

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

-MS degree in CS, Mathematics, or a related field


Clearance:

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance is required.

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