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Data Scientist Lead

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

Job Description:

This individual will leverage the latest data-driven tools and techniques while consulting practitioners and clients, identifying latent opportunities, and partnering with industry experts to develop innovative solutions. They would join a multidisciplinary team combining data, business, technical, and visualization expertise, and would be committed to driving growth for the Studio and the company overall. Like a start-up, this role offers an ambitious challenge in a fast-paced environment, along with significant opportunities for professional development.

The successful candidate combines a strong background in mathematics, computer science, or statistics with the ability to consult both internal and external clients, empathize with their needs and challenges, and collaboratively develop impactful solutions. Intellectual curiosity is a must, as is having a hunger for tackling a wide variety of complex client challenges. Self-motivation and agility are also essential, as the role may vary widely – from building models to architecting datasets to crafting visualizations to training colleagues on the newest methodologies.

What you’ll do:

  • Co-lead data discovery sessions with internal and external clients to evaluate their datasets and business challenges and identify opportunities for value creation
  • Develop algorithms and predictive models to derive actionable insights from large, complex datasets
  • Collaborate with industry subject matter experts and technologists to develop pilots or prototypes for new solutions to address emerging client challenges
  • Provide consulting and analytic services for internal and external utility, infrastructure, and aviation clients
  • Develop custom reports and data visualization products using large datasets to transform data into actionable insights
  • Deliver trainings for colleagues on new methodologies or software tools that may advance their solutions or services

Basic Qualifications:

  • U.S. Citizenship required (required by federal government for position)
  • Bachelor’s degree in data science, engineering, statistics
  • Minimum ten (10) years of experience in enterprise data architecture and management
  • Minimum eight (8) years of experience in Conceptual/Logical/Physical data modeling
  • Experience in modeling solutions in AWS that us AI/ML algorithms
  • Minimum ten (10) years of proven expertise in Relational and Dimensional DataModeling
  • Experience of cloud architecture, specifically AWS, as it relates to data processing (i.e., EC2, S3, Redshift, etc.)
  • Must be able to define & maintain BI/Data Warehouse methodologies, standards, and industry best practices
  • Shall have experience leading and architecting enterprise wide initiatives, specifically system integration, data warehouse build, data mart build, data lakes, etc. for a large enterprise
  • Experience briefing the benefits and constraints of technology solutions to technology partners, stakeholders, team members, and senior levels of management

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Previous consulting experience (technology, strategy, or management consulting)
  • Familiarity with Hive, Pig, Elastic Search, or other analytic tools
  • Understand ETL basic concepts of data flow, data enrichment, data consolidation, change data capture and transformation
  • Experience with Big Data technology stack (i.e. Hadoop, MongoDB, Spark, Cassandra etc.)
  • Experience with machine learning or statistical libraries (MLlib) and deep learning libraries (Tensorflow, etc.)

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.comand we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination: EEO is the law and Pay Transparency Statement.

Washington Client Office (WA88)

USDATA

Fairfax, VA (VA01)

Who is ICF?

A consulting services company of over 5,000 experts across 67 countries, but not your typical consultants
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