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Deloitte A&IC - Sr Data Scientist in Arlington, Virginia

Are you an analytical, data-driven professional? Are you interested in a role that offers an opportunity to provide front line support to our clients instead of a back office programmer position? If so, Deloitte's Government & Public Services (GPS) Advisory Analytics team is the place for you! Join our team of specialists as they unlock insights contained in the data universe and work through challenges related to the identification of improper payments, data quality, mission-oriented analysis, and cost management.

Work you'll do

As a Senior Consultant within our Analytics team, you will:

  • Facilitate use of technology-based risk assessment tools or methodologies to review, design and implement solutions

  • Perform project tasks independently, and may direct the efforts of others

  • Participate in and/or lead the development of deliverable content that meets the needs of the client and contract

  • Anticipate client needs and formulate solutions to client issues

  • Review deliverables for accuracy and quality

  • Provides coaching to junior staff

  • Contributes to new business proposals and proposal development

  • Manage own personal and professional development; seek opportunities for professional growth and expansion of consulting skills and experience

  • Assist with evaluation, development, programming, and execution of on-going reconciliations

  • Work with clients and Deloitte staff to coordinate development and resolution of identified analytical deficiencies

The Team

Transparency, innovation, collaboration, sustainability: these are the hallmark issues shaping government initiatives today. Deloitte's GPS practice is passionate about making an impact with lasting change. Carrying out missions in the GPS practice requires fresh thinking and a creative approach. We collaborate with teams from across our organization in order to bring the full breadth of Deloitte, its commercial and public sector expertise, to best support our clients. Our aspiration is to be the premier integrated solutions provider in helping to transform the GPS marketplace.

Advisory Analytics mitigates current and future risk for our GPS clients across several industries, spanning from finance and audit readiness to forensics and healthcare. With a creative and innovative approach, our Analytics team exposes our clients' risks and provides recommendations to improve the quality of data. We collaborate closely with government agencies, accountants, IT professionals, and clients to produce analyses in support of risk consulting engagements.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Ability to maintain the required clearance for this role

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future

  • Bachelor's Degree in Economics, Finance, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Engineering, Business Analytics disciplines, or related area

  • 2+ years of experience with data quality analysis, statistical analysis and/or modeling, financial or cost analysis, internal controls, and/or external/internal financial audit

  • Experience mining and analyzing transactional electronic data with competency in one or more of the following: SAS, SQL, SPSS, R, Python, ACP, IDEA Tableau, MATLAB, Visual Basic, Business Intelligence, Hadoop or Alteryx

  • Experience working independently with minimal supervision and guidance

  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with experience exercising mature judgment

  • Proven experience effectively prioritizing workload to meet deadlines and work objectives

  • Demonstrated ability to write clearly, succinctly, and in a manner that appeals to a wide audience

  • Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation creation tools, as well as Internet research tools

  • Ability to obtain and maintain the required Secret clearance for this role

  • Experience as workstream/team lead, managing junior analytics resources and project management

  • Helpful to have experience in ACL, Python, SAS, Alteryx, R, SQL, or other advanced analytical program

  • Experience in accounting analytics, data cleansing and data quality

    Preferred:

  • Previous Federal Consulting and/or professional services experience

  • Certified in SAS, ACL, CPA, CISA, CISSP, PMP, FRM, ASA, and/or CFA

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