Job description

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. You will work with different government stakeholders to build and maintain automated data workflows and pipelines, develop solutions to ingest, store, and distribute structured and unstructured data from disparate sources into a single location in the cloud, and support data driven decision making and knowledge sharing.

We have an opportunity for you to use your leadership and analytical skills to improve data analytics platforms and analytics for the Navy. You’ll work closely with your customer 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, write scripts, build predictive analytics, use automation, 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 Navy strategic, operational, and tactical leaders 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. This position is a hybrid role with a combination of working at a Booz Allen office or client site, and working remotely.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

  • Experience with statistical programming languages or visualization tools

  • Experience with data modeling, production reports, or statistical analysis

  • Knowledge of multiple data structures or common methods in data transformation

  • Knowledge of machine learning frameworks or machine learning algorithms

  • Ability to obtain security clearance

  • Bachelor's degree

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with Agile methodologies

  • Experience with ETL tools or Alteryx

  • Experience with Data Visualization platforms, including D3 Framework, Tableau, Kibana, and QLIK

  • Experience with UNIX and Linux commands

  • Knowledge of natural language processing algorithms and methodologies

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.

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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