Entry Level Federal Associate Data Science

Washington, District Of Columbia, US

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Posted 1 month ago


Introduction
As a Federal Associate Data Scientist, you’ll be a part of client-facing teams along with other consultants, developers, designers, data scientists, technical specialists or project managers to help businesses change the way they work.

Our clients' technical and business needs are constantly evolving. We’re hiring inspired, talented individuals eager to apply their knowledge and perspective to challenging work that evolves industries and our world. We prioritize ongoing learning, development of technical skills, and continuous personal growth, all grounded in a culture of coaching and apprenticeship.


Your Role and Responsibilities

As a Federal Associate Data Scientist, you’ll work with enterprise leaders and key decision makers to solve business problems by preparing, analyzing, and understanding data to deliver insight, predict emerging trends, and provide recommendations to optimize results. You will use a variety of data (structured, unstructured, IoT streaming), analytics, AI tools, and programming languages often using a cloud infrastructure to handle the volume and veracity of data streams. Armed with data, modeling expertise, and analytic results, as an Associate Data Scientist, you will communicate conclusions and recommendations to stakeholders in an organization's leadership structure, leveraging strong consulting, communication, visualization, and storytelling skills.

Job Role Description: As a Federal Associate Data Scientist some potential job descriptions are as follows:

  • - Implement and validate predictive and prescriptive models, create and maintain statistical models with a focus on big data

  • - Incorporate a variety of statistical and machine learning techniques in your projects

  • - Write programs to cleanse and integrate data in an efficient and reusable manner

  • - Use leading edge and open-source tools such as Python or R combined with IBM tools and our AI application suites

  • - Work in an Agile, collaborative environment, partnering with other scientists, engineers, consultants and database administrators of all backgrounds and disciplines to bring analytical rigor and statistical methods to the challenges of predicting behaviors

  • - Communicate with internal and external clients to understand and define business needs and appropriate modelling techniques to provide analytical solutions

  • - Evaluate modelling results and communicate the results to technical and non-technical audiences




Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • - Ability to look at things differently, debug, troubleshoot, design and implement solutions to complex technical issues

  • - Strong technical and analytical abilities, a knack for driving impact and growth

  • - Basic understanding of statistical programming in a language such as R, Python, SAS, SPSS, Hadoop, Spark, Tableau or D3 and exposure to Machine Learning and Big Stack Development

  • - Proficiency in at least one computer programming language is a plus such as Java, C++, JavaScript, Node, JSs

  • - Basic understanding of Cloud (AWS, Azure, etc.)

  • - Ability to thrive in a team-based environment

  • - Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • - Work or internship experience using data science tools in a corporate environment

  • - Interest in, understanding of, or experience with Design Thinking and Agile Development Methodologies




Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • - Willingness to relocate to the Washington, DC metropolitan area

  • - Many jobs within GBS Federal Sector require U.S. citizenship and/or security clearance because of government or contract requirements. If you are not a U.S. citizen or are unable to obtain security clearance, there may be limited work opportunities for you, which may affect your continued employment at IBM.

  • - Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited 4-year institution coupled with internship, work, and/or project experience, which will provide the analytical and technical acumen that translates to an entry level consulting role.

  • - While many Federal projects are located in the Washington, DC area and have limited travel, candidates must be willing and able to travel up to 100% of the time, if project/business needs require.






About Business Unit
IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that are the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, using its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise to lead to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence. IBM Services is the go-to market name for Global Business Services (GBS) and Global Technology Services (GTS). This role is being hired into GBS Federal Services Sector.


Your Life @ IBM
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.


About IBM
IBM is a global cognitive and cloud company changing the way the world works. We foster a culture of creative, innovative thinkers; people who are curious about how technology can transform businesses and impact the world. Our consultants are part of IBM Services where we engage with clients across every industry to deliver technology-driven solutions. We cultivate a diverse, inclusive, global team of people who want to pioneer, reimagine and disrupt the future.

Here’s where you come in. We’re looking for passionate, original thinkers who want to drive progress, grow their network and further their careers. If you see yourself as someone who never stops learning, who believes no problem is too big to solve, and who wants to unleash your potential, IBM Services is for you.


Location Statement
Many jobs within GBS Federal Sector require U.S. citizenship and/or security clearance because of government or contract requirements. If you are not a U.S. citizen or are unable to obtain security clearance, there may be limited work opportunities for you, which may affect your continued employment at IBM.


Being You @ IBM
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.







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