Data Scientist - Secret Clearance

  • Deloitte
  • Arlington, VA, USA
  • Oct 02, 2018
Full-time Data Governance Data Integration Data Management Data Visualization Excel Programming Python R Security Clearance 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

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or other business-related field
  • 3+ years of relevant consulting or industry experience
  • Experience working independently with minimal guidance
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with experience exercising mature judgment
  • Proven experience effectively prioritizing workload to meet deadlines and work objectives
  • Ability to maintain the required Secret Security Clearance for this role
  • Individual will work on small teams to conceptualize, design, develop, test, and harden for deployment advanced analytics, e.g. algorithms in Python, R, VBA, Excel, and other tools as required by the client’s problem and environment
  • 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.

Preferred:

  • Prior professional services or federal consulting experience
  • Must have a strong orientation to quantitative, data-driven analysis including some of the following skills:
    • Microsoft Excel – expert proficiency as demonstrated by advanced use of array and nested formulas and strong pivot table use;
    • VBA is a plus but not required;
    • Demonstrated understanding of statistics;
    • Programming languages: Python, R, VBA, SQL, C++
    • Geographic Information Systems (GIS): ArcGIS, QGIS
    • Data Visualization: Tableau; Qlikview; D3, Spotfire, Oracle BI, Cognos BI
  • Experience working with quantitative analysis of structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data to assess contextual and spatial/temporal relationships in the data.

How you’ll grow

At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there’s always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world.  From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs at Deloitte University, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career.  

Benefits

At Deloitte, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our people and offer employees a broad range of benefits. 

Deloitte’s culture

Our positive and supportive culture encourages our people to do their best work every day. We celebrate individuals by recognizing their uniqueness and offering them the flexibility to make daily choices that can help them to be healthy, centered, confident, and aware. We offer well-being programs and are continuously looking for new ways to maintain a culture where our people excel and lead healthy, happy lives. 

Corporate citizenship

Deloitte is led by a purpose: to make an impact that matters. This purpose defines who we are and extends to relationships with our clients, our people and our communities.  We believe that business has the power to inspire and transform. We focus on education, giving, skill-based volunteerism, and leadership to help drive positive social impact in our communities.  

Job ID

E19ROSCSA005-LT