Mission Data Scientist

Booz Allen
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Job Description

Critical decisions are made every single day to support our national security. What if you could use your technical and analytic skills to help enable informed decisions by our government and military leaders? With all the information available today, it takes a skilled data scientist to know how to integrate and drive technology solutions that directly impact mission operations. As a Mission Data Scientist, you'll use your specialized experience in intelligence collection and analysis, modeling and automation, and advanced analytics to give your client the actionable intelligence and context they need.

As a Mission Data Scientist on our team, you'll help your client understand opportunities for technical innovation, designing, and developing technology solutions that enable real-world mission outcomes. Using your expertise in data analytics, programming, data visualization, and system integration for multi-INT operations, you'll prototype, refine, and manage new methods and approaches to solving GEOINT challenges. Working side-by-side with analysts and engineers, you'll drive automated solutions to enable more robust GEOINT reporting. As we focus on growing as a team to deliver the best support to our customers, you’ll have the resources to learn new skills and tools to continuously enhance your own contributions. Join us as we provide the right information at the right time to support the critical needs of our nation's leaders.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

  • Experience as a data scientist supporting intelligence missions
  • Experience with leading teams or data science projects
  • Experience with integrating modeling and automation methods or technology into national or operational intelligence workflows
  • Experience with programming languages, including Python, SQL, or R
  • Experience with system integration for multi-INT operations, including databases and tasking systems for GEOINT, SIGINT, HUMINT, MASINT, or OSINT
  • Ability to manage dynamic queries and data integration from national, operational, and tactical intelligence databases, tools, and services
  • TS/SCI clearance
  • HS diploma or GED

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with using the intelligence community's data analytics platform, including JEMA
  • Experience with data visualization technologies, including Tableau or Kibana
  • Experience with advanced analytic techniques, including data mining, regression analysis, predictive modeling, natural language processing, or machine learning
  • Bachelor's degree in Data Science, Computer Science, Engineering, Data Analytics, or a related field preferred; Master's degree in Data Science, Computer Science, Engineering, Data Analytics, or a related field a plus


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

Build Your Career:

At Booz Allen, we know the power of analytics and intelligence. When you join Booz Allen, we’ll help you develop the career you want.

  • Challenging projects – Whether training analysts on military equipment through VR technology; developing a simulation capability to allow teams to rehearse missions together; or integrating RFID tags into mobile devices to enable data access within a geo parameter, you’ll get to solve some of the world’s toughest problems
  • Meaningful work – Use your skills to empower change. Your work will keep citizens and warfighters safe and well both at home and abroad
  • State-of-the-art technology – Broaden your intelligence capabilities with digital forensics, telematics, precision navigation, secure mobile operations, and advanced analytics
  • New skills – In-house experts and partnerships with tech leaders, like Nvidia and Splunk, mean you can get practical experience with advanced GPU technologies, cyber security, and data science
  • Room to grow – You’ll be inspired to grow your career while making your ideas a reality thanks to new opportunities across the US and abroad, encouraging mentors, and collaborative colleagues


At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $93,300.00 to $212,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees.

Company Info.

Booz Allen

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (informally Booz Allen) is the parent of Booz Allen Hamilton Inc., an American management and information technology consulting firm, headquartered in McLean, Virginia, in Greater Washington, D.C., with 80 other offices around the globe. The company's stated core business is to provide consulting, analysis and engineering services to public and private sector organizations and nonprofits.

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