Incident Response, Data Scientist, Mid

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.

This role will work closely with senior level executive customers and action officers to understand their questions and dig into their data-rich environment to discover the missing pieces in the information puzzle. The data scientist performs validation, analytics, and develops solutions through automation, optimizing performance with minimal human involvement. Specifically, using advance mathematics, the Data Scientist role will connect data and user experience to assist decision makers gain decision space, understand capability/capacity of critical resources, as well as drive analysis toward predictive analytics.

As a data scientist, this role focuses specifically on the development and maintenance of scalable data stores that supply big data in forms needed for business analysis. The best athlete candidate for this position will be able to apply advanced consulting skills, extensive technical expertise and has full industry knowledge to develop innovative solutions to complex problems. This candidate is able to work without considerable direction and may mentor or supervise other team members. Work on a multi-functional team made up of analysts, developers, data scientist, and a team lead that collaborates in support of a specific mission. This position may require shift work in the event of a contingency operation, such as a natural disaster, where days are split into 8-10 hour shifts supporting 24/7 operations and additional support is brought in to help the team. 

You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience in an enterprise environment
  • 2+ years of experience with data science or analytics
  • Experience with BI Dashboard tools, including Qlik Sense, Tableau, or Power BI
  • Experience with building robust analytical models, including forecasts, cost models, and historical trend analyses
  • Experience with SQL, and Python or R
  • Ability to work shift work as needed for contingency operations supporting 24/7 operations
  • Secret clearance
  • HS diploma or GED

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with Qlik dashboarding, development functions, mashups, and web technologies, including JavaScript, CSS, Node.js, or Enignma.js
  • Experience using DataBricks to perform data transformations or modeling and using Cloud Native Services or tools
  • Experience with CCM and DoD
  • Experience with cloud technology supporting scalable data solutions
  • Knowledge of analytical and data challenges across the J-Codes
  • Ability to comprehend stakeholder needs effectively, communicate development plans, and track progress milestones
  • Possession of excellent critical thinking skills, including assessing numbers, trends, and data to reach new conclusions based on findings, and quantitative skills, including statistical analysis, process design, and data management
  • Qlik Data Architect, Qlik Data Analyst, or QlikView Developer Certification


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

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 equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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