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Data Scientist, Lead

Job Description Job Number: R0046736

Data Scientist, Lead

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 and analytical skills to improve the fundamental way the DoD builds and deploys within a large DoD client while supporting broader firm growth initiatives. You’ll work closely with your customers to understand their questions and needs, architect solutions involving leading edge tools and ML and AI techniques, build teams, and then dig into their data-rich environment to find the pieces of their information puzzle. Leverage excellent technical and analytical skills to explore technical, operational, and business data from multiple disparate sources with the goal of discovering patterns and previously hidden insights. You’ll supervise teams who will use expertise in CS, software development, and the latest technologies to design and implement analysis infrastructure and tools, analytic workflow processes, and complex data visualizations. You will leverage comprehension of mathematical and statistical concepts, as well as CS and DoD communications systems expertise to bridge the gap between technologists, mission specialists, business analysts and suppliers to help your customers 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. Operationally, we will need you to recruit and grow a team that will be motivated and seen as valuable by clients and other leaders across the firm. Join us as we use data science to achieve new and remarkable solutions for our clients.

Empower change with us.

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 Splunk
  • 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 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? 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.

You Have:

-Experience with advanced analytic techniques, including machine language and artificial intelligence and tools, such as Python, data lakes, data wrangling applications, and data visualization software

-Experience in managing multi-person tasks, achieving quality, timeliness, and affordability

-Ability to recruit, retain, and develop careers of data scientists at different levels

-Ability to participate in business development activities, including proposals, marketing briefings, and sales calls

-Secret clearance

-BS degree in IT, Mathematics, Economics, or Business

Nice if You Have:

-Experience in conceiving and implementing fully integrated multi-vendor solutions

-Experience in providing data science services to DoD clients

-Knowledge of Defense IT or communications networks

-Knowledge of Agile would be a plus


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.

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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Arlington, Virginia
United States
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