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Deloitte 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 and Public Services (GPS) 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

In this role, you will specialize in and provide expertise in data analytics, data science/engineering, and data management. Other responsibilities include:

  • 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

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

  • Serve as a "Subject Matter Expert", adding interpretive value to data presented or experienced insight into a functional process or issue

  • Identify and solve the data-analytics problems related to client's mission

  • Work with mission analysts to help identify, clean and validate various data sets to ensure accuracy, completeness, and uniformity

    The Team

    Transparency, innovation, collaboration, sustainability: these are the hallmark issues shaping GPS 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.

Deloitte GPS 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:

  • Eligible to obtain and 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

  • 3+ years of experience with data quality analysis, statistical analysis and/or modeling, data cleansing and data engineering

  • 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

Preferred:

  • Previous Federal Consulting and/or professional services experience

  • Applied knowledge of AWS/cloud development and solutions architecture

  • Displays both breadth and depth of knowledge regarding functional and technical issues

  • Experience presenting to clients or other decision makers to present and sell ideas to various audiences (technical and non-technical)

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

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