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 machine learning, artificial intelligence advances, and IoT? 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 DoD and federal agencies. You’ll work closely with your customer to understand their questions and needs, then dig into their data-rich environment to find the pieces of their information puzzle. You’ll mentor teammates, develop algorithms, write scripts, build predictive analytics, use automation, and apply machine learning to turn disparate data points into objective answers to help our nation’s services and leaders make data-driven 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 the DoD and federal agencies.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

-6+ years of experience with data science and analytics

-Experience with programming in one or more statistical analytical programming languages, including Python or R

-Experience with source control and dependency management software, including Git or Maven and using relational databases, including MS SQL Server

-Experience with identifying analytic insight in data, developing and designing visualizations, and presenting findings and statistical analysis techniques to stakeholders

-Experience with designing and implementing custom machine learning and deep learning algorithms

-Experience with applying Agile processes to data science projects and designing and setting up relational databases

-Ability to build complex extraction, transformation, and loading (ETL) pipelines to clean and fuse data together

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-BA or BS degree

Nice If You Have:

-Experience with Navy mission systems

-Experience with Big Data and cloud computing environments, including Hadoop, Spark, AWS, Azure, or GCP
-Knowledge of object-oriented programming, including Java and C++

-MA or MS degree in Mathematics, CS, EE, or a related quantitative field

-Scrum Master Certification

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’re dedicated to helping you grow. 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, onsite 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 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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