As a data scientist, you’re excited at the prospect of unlocking the secrets held by a data set, and you’re fascinated by the possibilities presented by IoT, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. In an increasingly connected world, massive amounts of structured and unstructured data open new opportunities. As a data scientist at Booz Allen, 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—we need a seasoned data scientist like you to help find the answers in the data.
On our team, you’ll use your leadership skills and data science expertise to create real-world impact. You’ll work closely with clients to understand their questions and needs, and then dig into their data-rich environments to find the pieces of their information puzzle. You’ll guide and mentor your team as you oversee the development of algorithms and systems. You’ll use the right combination of tools and frameworks to turn sets of disparate data points into objective answers to advise your clients as they make informed decisions. As a technical leader, you’ll identify new opportunities to use data science solutions to help your clients meet their toughest challenges. Ultimately, you’ll provide a deep understanding of the data, what it all means, and how it can be used. This position is open to remote delivery anywhere within the U.S., to include the District of Columbia.
Work with us as we use data science for good.
Join us. The world can’t wait.
8+ years of experience with data exploration, data cleaning, data analysis, data visualization, or data mining
8+ years of experience with statistical and general-purpose programming languages for data analysis
8+ years of experience analyzing structured and unstructured data sources
Experience developing predictive data models, quantitative analyses and visualization of targeted data sources
Experience leading a team with projects and deliverables
Experience leading the development of solutions to complex programs
Experience with natural language processing, text mining, or machine learning techniques
Nice If You Have:
Experience with the development of algorithms leveraging R, Python, or Structured Query Language (SQL) and NoSQL
Experience with distributed data and computing tools, including MapReduce, Hadoop, Hive, EMR, Kafka, Spark, Gurobi, or MySQL
Experience with Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence or Natural Language Processing
Experience with visualization packages, including Plotly, Seaborn, or ggplot2
TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph
Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.
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Salary for this position is determined by various factors, including but not limited to, location, the candidate’s particular combination of knowledge, skills, competencies and experience, as well as contract specific affordability and organizational requirements. The proposed salary range for this position is outlined below.
Colorado: $135,000 - $150,000 (annualized USD)
New York (including New York City): $140,000 - $160,000 (annualized USD)
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Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home.
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