Data Scientist in Washington, DC at Booz Allen Hamilton

Date Posted: 2/1/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0022331

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

Key Role:

Design solutions that promote data–driven decisions, including computational analysis, models, data management systems, business intelligence applications, data visualizations, and support. Move across markets and industries, address business challenges, perform analysis, and provide data–driven solutions that solve firm and client problems. Develop machine learning, data mining, and statistical and graph–based algorithms designed to analyze massive data sets and partner with other technologists to ensure proper implementation and usage of said algorithms. Serve as a client interface and participate in requirements gathering and analysis, process and systems definition, data analysis, presentation of analysis to clients in a format they can digest, and development of algorithm–driven products and solutions. Develop performance management solutions and performance metrics to evaluate the success of a major IT investment. Engage with system development teams to help them quantify improvement and success and conduct exploratory analysis and modeling to bring value to clients to help them comprehend what resources and recommendations are needed to resolve major challenges.

Basic Qualifications:

-4+ years of experience in a client–focused and business–facing role

-3+ years of experience with quantitative and qualitative interpretation of data

-3+ years of experience with data science, modeling, machine learning, data mining, or statistics

-1+years of experience with leading small teams of data scientists, analysts, or staff in a similar role

-Knowledge of data and the nuances of complex data models

-Knowledge of R and SQL and applying them in a business environment

-Ability to communicate, reprioritize, and raise risks in advance

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-MA or MS degree

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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