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Data Scientist, Senior in St. Louis, MO at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 11/23/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    St. Louis, MO
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/23/2018

Job Description

Job Number: R0042702

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 US intelligence community. 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 cutting-edge machine learning applications implementing the newest computer vision and natural language processing models, and use the right combination of tools and frameworks to turn that set of disparate data points into objective answers to help senior leadership within the intelligence community 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 US 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:

-Ability to identify, retrieve, manipulate, relate, or exploit multiple structured and unstructured data sets from various sources, including building or generating new data sets, as appropriate

-Ability to interpret and evaluate the results of data science community’s methods models or algorithms, understanding the meaning, limitations and scope of the results, and translate them into insightful output for data science or mission and identifying other applications for use

-Ability to initiate the efficient implementation of methods, tools, and algorithms using a comprehensive range of technologies

-Ability to lead work unit proactively addressing and responding to the most difficult data science-related challenges in a timely manner while effectively balancing competing priorities

-Ability to show excellent writing and briefing skills to educate managers, senior internal officers, and the intelligence community

-Active TS/SCI clearance; willingness to take a polygraph exam

-BS degree with 6 years of experience in data analytics, MS degree with 4 years of experience in data analytics, or 10 years of experience working in data analytics in lieu of a degree

Nice If You Have:

-Experience with Big Data analysis programming techniques and technologies

-Experience with parallel processing of data using Spark a plus

-Possession of excellent analytical, data mining, and problem-solving skills

-BS degree in Analytics, Data Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or CS preferred; MS degree in Analytics, Data Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or CS a plus

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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