Data Scientist with Polygraph

Do you want to build your brand by working for a leading consulting firm that drives eminence in the marketplace? Are you interested in leveraging your analytical skills and strategic ideas to improve mission execution? If so, Deloitte could be the place for you! Our Federal Strategy and Operations teams bring deep industry expertise, rigorous analytical capabilities and a pragmatic mindset to help solve our client's most complex business problems. Join our team, and play a key role in helping to design our clients' roadmap to the future and help transform the Federal marketplace.

Work you'll do

Individual will select from a range of machine learning models and tools to design and conduct analytics focused on solving key client mission or decision problems or producing outputs to increase mission performance and impact. The data scientist will often design algorithms that require a number of different models/methods to be used in an ensemble. We want people who seek the best combination of external data, models, signals, and technology to solve problems without relying on pre-conceived ideas or bias towards certain models, applications, technologies, or data types. A qualified data scientist will have hands-on experience with one or more analytics tools and platforms - SAS, SPSS, Python, R, Hadoop - as well as some number of the following analytic models and approaches:
• Conditional Random Fields
• Gaussian Process
• Gradient Boosted Trees
• Elasticsearch
• Hidden Markov Models
• Hierarchical Clustering
• Information Retrieval Algorithms
• K-Means
• K Nearest Neighbors
• Kalman Filter
• Latent Dirichlet Allocation
• Latent Semantic Indexing
• Linear Regression
• Logistic Regression
• Markov Process
• Maximum Entropy Markov Models
• Mixture Models
• Monte Carlo Simulation
• Multinomial Logistic Regression
• Natural Language Processing
• Neural Networks
• Random Forests
• Random Walk
• Restricted Boltzmann Machine
• Smith-Waterman Alignment
• SVM, one class-SVM
• Spectral Clustering
• Vector Space Model

The Team

Transparency, innovation, collaboration, sustainability: these are the hallmark issues shaping Federal government initiatives today. Deloitte's Federal practice is passionate about making an impact with lasting change. Carrying out missions in the Federal 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 Federal marketplace.

By offering client-tailored services and deep industry insight, the Business Model Transformation team helps clients to seize new growth opportunities, maximize operational effectiveness, elevate their quality of service delivery, and stay ahead of customer demand. Consider a career where you'll thrive on helping Federal clients to execute on their strategic visions and improve mission performance.



  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or other business-related field
  • 3+ years of relevant consulting or industry experience
  • A qualified data scientist will have hands-on experience with one or more analytics tools and platforms
  • Experience with a number of Analytic models and approaches

  • Experience with Microsoft Excel (MS Excel), Python, MySQL, IBM SPSS Modeler, SAS (Statistical Analysis System), Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning Random Forests, Monte Carlo Simulation, Markov Chains, and Univariate or Simple Linear Regression required

  • Active TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph required

  • Prior professional services or federal consulting experience
  • Experience with: SQL; Python; R; VBA, Hadoop

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 at Deloitte University, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Center.


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