Data Scientist Trainee, Junior in Washington, DC at BOOZ ALLEN HAMILTON INC.
Job Type:Entry Level
Job Number: R0045896
Data Scientist Trainee, Junior
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 an aspiring data scientist, you know you can help 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 see data scientists turning data into actions and you want to be part of the team.
We have an opportunity for you to develop your analytical skills and establish your career in data science. You’ll join a rigorous training program that combines skills assessments, a comprehensive curriculum, functional mentorship, a capstone analytic challenge, and support to place you on your first data science project. You’ll learn how to write scripts to integrate data, conduct exploratory data analysis to discover hidden trends, apply machine learning to train predictive models, and use the right combination of tools and frameworks to turn that set of disparate data points into objective answers that inform decisions. Equipped with the foundational data science skills to accelerate your career, you’ll join a team and apply those skills to support our clients’ critical national security missions. Embrace the challenge and join us in driving change through data science.
Empower change with us.
Build Your Career:
- 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.
-Experience with querying or analyzing data to answer questions and solve problems
-Experience with visualizing data to identify or communicate key insights
-Knowledge of basic concepts in mathematics and statistics
-Ability to learn a programming language
-Ability to pursue a career in data science
-Ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment
-BA or BS degree
Nice If You Have:
-Experience with using SQL to conduct database queries
-Experience with Python syntax and basic components, including functions, variables, and modules
-Knowledge of undergraduate-level statistics and linear algebra
Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI 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, or veteran status—to fearlessly drive change.
At Booz Allen, we harness our collective ingenuity to solve our clients’ toughest management and technology problems. We work with governments, Fortune 500 corporations, and not-for-profits around the globe, in industries ranging from defense to health, energy to international development. We believe there is no product, code, or strategy that can create progress—only people can. That’s why for more than 100 years we’ve empowered our team: over 24,000 dreamers, drivers, and doers who work together to change the world .