Statistics and Probability Analyst in Lexington Park, MD at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 8/1/2018

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Job Number: R0033084

Statistics and Probability Analyst

Key Role:

Conduct logical analyses of problems and formulate mathematical models of problems and potential solutions for analysis and recommendations. Prepare mathematical and predictive models of problem areas in one or several equations that relate constants and variables, restrictions, alternatives, conflicting objectives, and their numerical parameters, including uncertainty and probability. Gather, relate, and identify data with variables in models by applying personal judgment and mathematical tests. Review operations and testing of models to ensure adequacy or determine needs for reformulation. Prepare written technical reports for management and clients, indicating solutions, recommendations, and range of possible alternatives in rank of preferability and probability of success. Work under supervision and perform work that is varied and that may be somewhat difficult in character.

Basic Qualifications:

-Experience with the collection and management of data, conducting exploratory data analysis, and building and operation of predictive models of various types

-Experience with experimental design, sampling, and regression

-Experience with statistical tools, including Microsoft Excel, R, Python, SPSS, SAS, Minitab, Crystal Ball, Risk IQ, or MATLAB

-Ability to determine the appropriate probability distribution for a given data set and problem

-Ability to take minimal direction and take the initiative to complete difficult analytic tasks to meet a business need

-Ability to work as part of a team, coordinating with other analysts, engineers, data scientists, computer programmers, and business leaders

-Ability to explain complex analytic results to non-technical stakeholders

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-BS degree

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with data science techniques and toolsets

-Experience with conducting risk analysis of programs and projects

-Knowledge of cost and schedule analyses

-Knowledge of NAVAIR, Naval Aviation, or DoD acquisitions

-Ability to manage very large data sets, merge data sets, and clean complex and ugly data

-Active Secret clearance
-BS degree in Mathematics, Statics, Actuarial Science, Engineering, or a related technical field preferred; MS degree in Mathematics, Statics, Actuarial Science, Engineering, or a related technical field a plus

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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