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

Date Posted: 4/26/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0021361

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 Strategist, Senior

Key Role:

Work with customers to architect Big Data management and analytic solutions that evolve their capabilities while also serving their business strategy. Combine architectural innovation with data management expertise to deliver robust technical approaches that serve clients and stand apart from competitors. Recommend innovative strategies that combine commercial Cloud services, microservices, containerization, DevOps, and NoSQL frameworks to drive insights from vast amounts of structured and unstructured data. Engage with multiple functional groups to comprehend client challenges, prototype new ideas and new technologies, and help create solutions to drive the next wave of innovation. Act as a liaison for other departments, divisions, and organizations, as needed. Evaluate progress and results and recommend major changes in procedures. Operate with considerable latitude for unreviewed action or decision.

Basic Qualifications:

-4+ years of experience with dimensional data modeling and schema design in data warehouses 

-3+ years of experience with hands-on software design, implementation, and testing 

-2+ years of experience with custom or structured ETL design, implementation, and maintenance 

-1+ years of experience with an AWS or Azure Cloud platform

-Experience with a Map Reduce system or one with an equivalent size and scale 

-Experience with batch and streaming frameworks, including Storm, NiFi, Apex, and Flink 

-Experience with storage components, including Accumulo, HBase, and Hive and/or search technologies including Solr and Elasticsearch

-Knowledge of RESTful services design, development, and testing 

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-BS degree in CS

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with data modeling concepts using languages that include XML and JSON

-Experience with RDBMS data stores, including Oracle, MySQL, or PostgreSQL 

-Experience with large-scale, distributed systems design and development, including scaling, performance, and scheduling 

-Knowledge of at least one scripting language, including Python, Node, Ruby, or Bash 

-Knowledge of system architecture, including process, memory, storage, and networking management preferred

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills, including communicating with multiple functional groups

-Possession of excellent analytical and problem-solving skills  

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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