Data Scientist, Mid

Location
McLean, VA
Posted
Jun 24, 2019
Closes
Jun 26, 2019
Ref
R0060795
Hours
Full Time
Data Scientist, Mid
Key Role:

Leverage experience with data analytics to mine and analyze data from company databases and systems. Use data modeling and mining techniques to drive optimization, develop insightful analyses, use data from disparate databases to draw conclusions, partner collaboratively with other functional teams to access data elements, comprehend the data being analyzed, and identify improvement opportunities for the data ingestion process. Assess the effectiveness and accuracy of new data sources and data gathering techniques and develop custom data models and algorithms to apply to data sets. Develop predictive models using large data sets for high transactional volume environment and write software that extracts and transforms data across disparate sources into unified and centralized systems. Extract, transform, integrate, and analyze data from disparate relational database management systems, perform analysis on existing data, and suggest new potential data sets to identify and foster innovative advanced analytics opportunities. Test the effectiveness of various courses of action, use data-based results to provide recommendations for deliverables, and leverage experience to guide predictive analytics for the contracts and procurement organization.

Basic Qualifications:

-3+ years of experience in consulting with a professional services, market research, or consulting firm

-3+ years of experience with statistical programming languages, including SAS, R, or Python

-3+ years of experience with query writing in an SQL database

-1+ years of experience with Visual Basic coding

-Experience with gathering, filtering, and categorizing large amounts of data, analyzing and synthesizing information to identify business trends and critical issues, developing conclusions, and formulating recommendations

-Experience with developing interactive data visualizations for exploratory analysis

-Experience with Microsoft Excel and Visual Basic for Applications

-BA or BS degree required

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with database management and administration

-Experience with using Microsoft Office software to produce high-quality analytical products and reports, including, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

-Ability to work in a fast-paced and collaborative environment; adapt to changing demands and priorities, and execute against ambiguous directions

-Ability to pay strict attention to detail

-Possession of excellent project management skills for leading short- and long-term efforts

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills to manage client expectations and shape and scope assignments

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