Data Scientist

  • Deloitte
  • Arlington, VA, USA
  • Oct 02, 2018
Full-time C++ Data Governance Data Integration Data Management Data Science Excel Python SAS SQL Tableau

Job Description

The Team

In this age of disruption, organizations need to navigate the future with confidence, embracing decision making with clear, data-driven choices that deliver enterprise value in a dynamic business environment.

 The Analytics & Cognitive team leverages the power of data, analytics, robotics, science and cognitive technologies to uncover hidden relationships from vast troves of data, generate insights, and inform decision-making. Together with the Strategy practice, our Strategy & Analytics portfolio helps clients transform their business by architecting organizational intelligence programs and differentiated strategies to win in their chosen markets.

Analytics & Cognitive will work with our clients to:

  • Implement large-scale data ecosystems including data management, governance and the integration of structured and unstructured data to generate insights leveraging cloud-based platforms
  • Leverage automation, cognitive and science-based techniques to manage data, predict scenarios and prescribe actions
  • Drive operational efficiency by maintaining their data ecosystems, sourcing analytics expertise and providing As-a-Service offerings for continuous insights and improvements


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or other STEM-related field
  • 2+ years of relevant consulting or industry experience
  • Ability to obtain or maintain the required security clearance for this role (Clearable to TS/SCI)
  • Individual will work on small teams to conceptualize, design, develop, test, and harden for deployment advanced analytics, e.g. algorithms in Python, R, C++, SQL, and other tools as required by the client’s problem and environment
  • Must have a strong orientation to quantitative, data-driven analysis including some of the following skills: MS Excel – expert proficiency as demonstrated by advanced use of array and nested formulas and strong pivot table use; Demonstrated understanding of statistics and ability with any of the following: SAS, STATA, SPSS or Matlab 
  • Data Visualization: Tableau; Qlikview; D3, Spotfire, Oracle BI, Cognos BI
  • Will likely contribute to the design and development of visualizations and other decision products tailored to the advanced analytics and the client’s decision problem; will be required to both perform analytics and communicate analytic findings and outputs


  • Prior professional services or federal consulting experience
  • Experience working with quantitative analysis of structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data to assess contextual and spatial/temporal relationships in the data.

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