Data Scientist - Washington

Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.
Washington, District of Columbia
Nov 07, 2019
Nov 10, 2019
Organization Type
Job Number: R0065925

Data Scientist
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 us eful 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 us e your leadership and analytical skills to improve the data science program for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). You'll work closely with your c us tomer 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, develop algorithms, train staff to write scripts, apply machine learning, and us e the right combination of tools and frameworks to turn that set of disparate data points into objective answers to help senior leaders make informed decisions. You'll provide your c us tomer with a deep understanding of their data, what it all means, and how they can us e it. Join us as we us e data science for good in the health ind us try.

Empower change with us .

You Have:

-5+ years of experience within data science, data analytics, statistics, or mathematics in a professional setting

-Experience working with statistical and analytical programming languages, including R, Python, and SQL

-Knowledge of organizational transformation and management

-Ability to communicate with clients in written and verbal forms

-Ability to communicate results to te chn ical and non-te chn ical audiences effectively, and carry out complex projects in data science and analytics with minimal supervision

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-BS or BA degree

Nice If You Have:

-Experience with designing and implementing c us tom machine learning algorithms

-Experience with graph algorithms and semantic Web

-MA or MS degree


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 can expect:

- access to online and onsite training in data analysis and presentation methodologies, and tools like Hortonworks, Docker, Tableau, and Splu nk

- a chance to change the world with the Data Science Bowl-the world's premier data science for social good competition

- participation 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 te chn ical courses, certifications, and books. Build your te chn ical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and state-of-the-art tech from our in-ho us e experts. Pursuing certifications? 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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