Data Operations Specialist

The Challenge:
As an analytics professional, you love diving into data and turning it into meaningful insights. Do you want to use your analytical mindset and grow your technical skills while developing solutions to problems? Do you get excited at the prospect of supporting a mission and using data for good? With the abundance of structured and unstructured data, you understand the importance of transforming complex data sets into useful information to solve global challenges.

As a data operations specialist on our Advana team, you’ll work closely with Department of Defense data owners to establish data sharing agreements and manage data connection development work. You will identify and resolve roadblocks, while monitoring and communicating status of our data acquisition efforts to stakeholders across the DoD. This position is a hybrid role with a combination of working at a Booz Allen office or client site and working remotely.

How You’ll Contribute:
As a data operations specialist on our team, you’ll:

  • Use your technical knowledge to support client and stakeholder relationships in the Department of Defense.

  • Contribute to impactful work and guide decision-making across multiple organizations.

  • Establish quantitative and qualitative metrics and key performance indicators to drive technical outcomes.

  • Apply data visualization through different formats.

  • Grow your communication and technical skills by merging consulting and data operations to create data-centric solutions across the Department of Defense.

Are you ready to help drive large-scale business and process decisions through data insights?

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:

  • Experience with data management or governance

  • Experience with gathering requirements and proof of concepts with customers

  • Experience with SQL, Python, or R

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced evolving environment

  • Ability to work with and frequently communicate with technical and non-technical audiences effectively

  • Secret clearance

  • Bachelor’s degree

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with using Jira to track team progress

  • Experience with using Slack as a communication channel

  • Experience with using Collibra or other data management tools

  • Experience with building pages in Confluence or other Wiki type tools


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

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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