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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.

We have an opportunity for you to use your leadership, data and analytical skills to improve federal client’s personnel, manpower, and processes and systems. 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 lead and mentor teammates, analyze algorithms, apply machine learning, build predictive analytics, and use the right combination of tools and frameworks to turn that set of disparate data points into objective answers to help senior leadership at clients make informed decisions. You’ll provide your customer with a deep understanding of their data, what it all means, and how they can use it. As a technical leader, you’ll identify new opportunities to use data science solutions to help your customers meet their toughest challenges. Join us as we use data science for good to transform how the clients manage their people. This position is open to remote delivery anywhere within the U.S., to include the District of Columbia.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

  • 2+ years of experience in data science, data analytics, or software development activities in a professional, research, or academic environment
  • 2+ years of experience with data modeling or analysis
  • Experience with high-level programming language for analysis, including Python, R, or Scala
  • Experience in data visualization or dashboard tools. including Tableau, RShiny, and presenting data through reports
  • Ability to develop and train artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms
  • Ability to analyze large data sets and develop automated analytics
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
  • Bachelor's degree

Nice If You Have:

  • 2+ years of experience working within a client facing teams for data solutions support
  • Experience in operationalizing artificial intelligence and machine learning at clients
  • Experience with analyzing large data sets
  • Experience in software development, including Agile
  • Experience with data lakes and unstructured data
  • Experience with supervising algorithm implementation and the development of practical models
  • Experience with designing and implementing machine learning, data mining, statistics, or graph algorithms in an academic or professional environment
  • Knowledge of data engineering operations and tools, including SQL or ETL
  • Ability to develop statistical tests to make data-driven recommendations and decisions
  • Master's degree or PhD degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Statistics, or Operations Research

Clearance:

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

Compensation:

The proposed salary range for this position in Colorado is $90,000 to $130,000. Final salary will be determined based on various factors.

At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choice, and support your total well-being. Our comprehensive benefit offerings include healthcare, retirement plan, insurance programs, commuter program, employee assistance program, paid and unpaid leave programs, education assistance, and childcare benefits.

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 Cloudera, 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 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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