Data Scientist in Cambridge at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 4/25/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Cambridge
  • Job Type:
    Science
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    4/25/2018

Job Description

Job Number: R0027192

Data Scientist

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 EUCOM. 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, and use the right combination of tools and frameworks to turn that set of disparate data points into objective answers to help AFRICOM 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 Defense.  


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 boot camps, 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.


Apply data science to OSINT, GEOINT, and SIGINT data sources to support multiple time sensitive requirements and the build out of a new capability to perform multi-INT analysis. Work through obstacles independently and seek creative data science resolutions to US Africa Command (USAFRICOM) issues. Apply statistical techniques to analyzing and extracting relevant information from large amounts of data. Automate and optimize data extraction, cleaning, processing, and analysis functions. Develop, validate, and implement data models to solve problems and answer questions. Recommend long term solutions to the Command.


You Have:

-12+ years of experience with performing data science or engineering work
-Experience with publishing data science reports or authoring new procedures or methods
-Experience with statistics packages, including SPSS, SAS, S-Plus, and R
-Ability to show a passport and travel within Europe or the US, as needed
-TS/SCI clearance

Nice If You Have:
-MA or MS degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research, or Science preferred; PhD degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research, or Science 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.

We’re an EOE that empowers our people—no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status—to fearlessly drive change.

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