Data Scientist, Senior

Location: Annapolis Junction, MD 20701

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The Challenge:

Are you excited at the prospect of unlocking the secrets held by risk and vulnerability data sets? 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 to understand how risks and vulnerabilities shape cybersecurity decisions. As a data scientist, you can turn these complex data sets into useful information to solve critical cybersecurity challenges.

We have an opportunity for you to use your leadership and analytical skills to improve your understanding of how risks and vulnerabilities combine to influence decision-making and shape cybersecurity responses to emerging threats. You’ll work closely with a team of cybersecurity experts to understand the data they use and how it can be leveraged to analyze insightful models. You’ll mentor teammates, analyze algorithms, write scripts, build predictive analytics, use automation, apply machine learning], and assemble the right combination of tools and frameworks to turn disparate data points into objective answers that help cybersecurity practitioners choose when and how to react. You’ll provide a deep understanding of the data, what it all means, and how it can be used. 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 to improve our understanding of interaction of risks, vulnerabilities, and responses in the cybersecurity arena.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

  • Experience with analyzing qualitative cybersecurity data related to risk, vulnerabilities, and threats.
  • Knowledge of graph-based threat modeling, anchored in the industry reference models of Mitre Att&ck and Mitre D3fend
  • Ability to perform statistical analysis of qualitative and quantitative data using Python
  • Ability to deliver complex analysis visually using Tableau or D3
  • Ability to manage a small, geographically diverse team of data scientists and developers delivering code, models, and algorithms in a remote work environment
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
  • HS Diploma or GED

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with graph databases like dgraph or neo4j
  • Experience with data science tools like Amazon Sagemaker or Databricks
  • Knowledge of Mitre Shield, an emerging active defense reference
  • Knowledge of common container-based software development and delivery approaches like Docker or similar systems


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


The proposed salary range for this position in Colorado is $160,000 to $180,000. 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 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, 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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