Jun 29, 2020

Cybersecurity Data Scientist

  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Washington, DC, USA
Full time Data Analytics Data Science Cyber Security

Job Description

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 improve the public and private sectors. You’ll work closely with your customer to understand their questions and needs, and then dig into their data-rich environment to find the pieces of their information puzzle. You’ll develop algorithms, write scripts, build predictive analytics, use automation, apply machine learning, and use the right combination of tools and frameworks to turn that set of disparate data points into objective answers to help senior leadership make informed decisions. You’ll provide your customer 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 both the public and private sectors.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

  • 2+ years of experience with data science, including in a technical, advisory, leadership, or consulting role
  • 2+ years of experience with data-oriented tasks for cybersecurity operations
  • Experience with developing and engineering cybersecurity solutions with a focus on applied data science or machine learning
  • Experience with designing a technical solution and leading a team in the implementation of the technical design
  • Secret clearance required
  • BA or BS degree

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience as an R, Java, Scala, or Python developer
  • Experience as a penetration tester, advanced threat hunter, or leading Red and Blue teams
  • Experience with architecting and designing novel analytic methods and cutting-edge machine learning methodologies
  • Experience with developing and engineering data workflows to merge disparate data sources and draw data-driven insights
  • Experience in working with SIEM technologies, including Spark or ElasticSearch
  • Experience with public speaking and executive-level briefing
  • Ability to leverage a wide variety of data science capabilities and languages, analyze and resolve critical data issues using various methodologies, and ensure data integrity
  • Ability to oversee and optimize business opportunities aligned with strategic objectives
  • MA or MS degree

Clearance:

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

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’ll have the chance to:

  • access online and onsite training in data analysis and presentation methodologies, and tools like Hortonworks, Docker, Tableau, and Splunk
  • change the world with the Data Science Bowl—the world’s premier data science for social good competition
  • participate 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 that directly impact your role? You may be able to 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.

 

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 characteristics—to fearlessly drive change.

Role

Data Scientist