Data Scientist, Mid

Job Overview

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 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 data science and analytical skills to support our Federal clients in their implementation of data-centric strategy and modernization efforts. You’ll work closely with a team of a data scientists to understand client questions and needs, then dig into their data-rich environment to find the pieces of their information puzzle. You’ll develop algorithms, write scripts, build predictive analytics, apply machine learning, and use the right combination of tools and frameworks to turn that set of disparate data points into objective answers to help Federal leaders make informed decisions. You’ll provide your clients 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 to support our clients and build systems to change the Federal enterprise for the better.
Empower change with us.
You Have:
-3+ years of experience with data science or advanced analytics in a professional work environment
-3+ years of experience with using a scripting language and using associated packages commonly used in data science applications or advanced analytics
-Experience with R, Perl, Python, Java, SAS, SPSS, SQL, or MATLAB
-Experience with presenting results to technical and non-technical audiences
-Ability to work independently to achieve successful results with minimal guidance
-Ability to exhibit flexibility and initiative when dealing with ambiguous, fast-paced situations
-Ability to obtain a security clearance
-BA or BS degree
Nice If You Have:
-Experience with leading teams in the data analytics space, including developing data-processing and technical workflows for client delivery and designing novel data analytic methods and workflows, including full data pipelines from raw data through analysis results
-Experience with performing data exploration and analysis to support analytics objectives, including directing the data gathering, data mining, and data processing processes in huge volume and creating appropriate data models -Experience with cognitive analytics or services, including IBM Watson Text Analytics, Tesseract OCR, or Google Image Recognition
-Experience with Cloud services, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, or similar
-Experience with Web Scraping, HTML, and JavaScript
-Experience in database management and manipulation with SQL or another similar package
-Experience with conducting research on data model optimization and algorithms to improve effectiveness and accuracy on data analyses
-Experience with feature selection, model building, and optimization using supervised and unsupervised machine learning techniques to support analytic objectives
-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
-Possession of excellent organizational and time management skills, including juggling multiple priorities
-MA or MS degree in Operations Research, Applied Statistics, CS, Data Mining, Machine Learning Stream, or a related quantitative field
-Secret clearance
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, 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.

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