Data Strategist

Washington, DC
Aug 24, 2019
Aug 27, 2019
Full Time
Data Strategist
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 analytical skills to positively impact your government. You'll work closely with federal agencies to understand their questions and needs, then dig into their data-rich environment to find the pieces of their information puzzle. You'll develop algorithms and apply machine learning techniques by combining tools and frameworks to turn that set of disparate data points into objective answers to help senior government leaders make informed decisions. You'll provide them with a deep understanding of their data, what it all means, and how they can use it. Join us as we use data science for good in modernizing our government.

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 5,000 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:

-7+ years of experience with analytics, data management, or data governance projects, including serving in technical, analytical, or advisory roles

-5+ years of experience with strategic communications, client relationship management, change management, or management consulting using strategic frameworks, methodologies, and approaches to address organizational challenges

-Experience with supporting data governance and data quality initiatives, including developing and implementing data standards, policies, practices and procedures that improved data integrity

-Experience with conducting, overseeing, coordinating, or supporting data analysis and advanced analytics projects

-Experience with developing a data strategy and synthesizing complex data management needs into simple and measurable goals and objectives

-Experience with conducting stakeholder outreach, stakeholder management, or strategic communications across multiple communication platforms

-Experience with creating PowerPoint presentations, delivering client presentations, or drafting other deliverables to communicate complex technical and business concepts to leaders and key stakeholders in non-technical roles

-Experience in working with health-focused agencies in the federal government

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-BA or BS degree

Nice if you Have:

-5+ years of experience with management consulting including the application and delivery of data and analytics services

-Experience in working with senior government officials and translating ideas and concepts into professional communication products, including briefing papers, memos, presentations, and other products, as needed

-Experience with the application of data science and advanced data analytics, including machine learning and artificial intelligence a plus

-Experience with leveraging statistical analysis tools, including R, Python, SAS, or SPSS and business intelligence platforms, including Tableau and Qlik a plus

-Knowledge of federal government and industry data management best practices, including the Federal Data Maturity Model for data governance, data quality, and security

-Ability to assess organizational data capabilities and identify areas for improvement, or opportunities to better align the data strategy with the business strategy

-Ability to work on small or cross-functional project teams or across multiple projects as a subject matter expert

-Ability to work as a self-starter in a fast-paced environment and multitask

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

-MA or MS degree in Information Systems or related field a plus

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

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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