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 information processing capabilities of the US military. 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, implement algorithms, apply modern data science practices, research state-of-the-art artificial intelligence, and use the right combination of tools and frameworks to turn that set of disparate data points into objective answers to help military leaders 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 advancing our country’s military.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

  • 3+ years of experience with programming, including database knowledge, scripting, agile software development, OOP, or HPC
  • 3+ years of experience with shallow and deep learning methods and libraries, computer vision, or natural language processing
  • Experience with cloud computing services, including AWS, Azure, or GCP
  • Experience with developing software to train leaning algorithms on large and intricate datasets 
  • Ability to perform innovative scientific research and effectively communicate information in a professional setting to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
  • BA or BS degree in a STEM program or field

Nice if You Have:

  • Experience with quantum mechanics or working with quantum computers, including both theoretical and applied laboratory work
  • Experience with building complex data extraction, transformation, and loading (ETL) pipelines
  • Experience in the technical consulting industry
  • Ability to quickly learn new skill sets and work independently on complex tasks
  • MS or MA degree in a STEM program or field

Clearance:

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

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’ll have the chance to:

  • access online and onsite training in data analysis and presentation methodologies, and tools like Hortonworks, Docker, Tableau, and Splunk
  • change the world with the Data Science Bowl—the world’s premier data science for social good competition
  • participate 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 that directly impact your role? You may be able to 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.

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

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