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Deloitte Backend Software Engineer (Python) in Rosslyn, Virginia

In this age of disruption, organizations need to navigate the future with confidence by tapping into the power of data analytics, robotics, and cognitive technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI). Our Strategy & Analytics portfolio helps clients leverage rigorous analytical capabilities and a pragmatic mindset to solve the most complex of problems. By joining our team, you will play a key role in helping to our clients uncover hidden relationships from vast troves of data and transforming the Government and Public Services marketplace.

Work you'll do

In this role, you will help build and customize an open-source data exploration and analytics platform. The platform will enable our clients to solve challenging problems by blending disparate data sources, creating tailored visualizations, and running custom algorithms. This role will require a developer to extend existing R/Python scripts as well as query databases.

The Back End Developer will also:

  • Collaborate with front-end development team to deliver new end-to-end features

  • Anticipate client needs and formulate solutions to client issues

  • Contribute to new business proposals and proposal development

The team

Deloitte's Government and Public Services (GPS) practice - our people, ideas, technology and outcomes-is designed for impact. Serving federal, state, & local government clients as well as public higher education institutions, our team of over 15,000+ professionals brings fresh perspective to help clients anticipate disruption, reimagine the possible, and fulfill their mission promise.

The GPS Analytics and Cognitive (A&C) offering is responsible for developing advanced analytics products and applying data visualization and statistical programming tools to enterprise data in order to advance and enable the key mission outcomes for our clients. Our team supports all phases of analytic work product development, from the identification of key business questions through data collection and ETL, and from performing analyses and using a wide range of statistical, machine learning, and applied mathematical techniques to delivery insights to decision-makers. Our practitioners give special attention to the interplay between data and the business processes that produce it and the decision-makers that consume insights.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Four year degree, preferably STEM

  • 3+ years development experience with JAVA

  • Hands on experience with RDBMS or RDF databases (SQL or SPARQL)

  • Experience with database querying and database management systems

  • Custom Application Development experience

  • Experience working with R or Python for analysis

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

  • Active Government Security Clearance (Secret or above)

  • Travel up to 5% (While 5% of travel is a requirement of the role, due to COVID-19, non-essential travel has been suspended until further notice.)

    Preferred:

  • Experience leveraging data analysis to construct compelling narratives

  • Excellent problem-solving/analytical skills and ability to break down large complex concepts

  • Familiarity with Agile project management principles

  • Confidence to drive assignments to completion

  • Eagerness to learn and develop

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, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career.

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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