ICF Consulting Group, Inc. Data Scientist in Washington, District Of Columbia


Come support Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in protecting the integrity of our immigration system and combating criminal threats facing the nation by leveraging cutting edge data analytics tools and techniques. Apply your skills and expertise in increasing DHS's mission effectiveness and thereby make our nation safer and stronger.

We re looking for a candidate with strong data engineering, statistics, machine learning, and predictive modeling skills to join our team. In addition, you ll perform data analyses summarizing trends and modeling impacts for both internal and external clients.

What you ll be doing:

  • Design and develop statistical analyses, visualize the output of statistical models, present and interpret the output of predictive models, and perform quality assurance tasks on model code and output.

  • Identify important and interesting questions about large datasets, then translate those questions into concrete analytical tasks.

  • Build quantitative models with data, and communicate the results of those models to stakeholders

  • Help conceptualize, as well as perform, data analyses to summarize trends

  • Develop and execute database queries that in turn support developing/formatting modeling inputs


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor s degree in a technical field: Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline

  • 2 years experience with modeling and quantitative analysis using standard statistical software such as R, Python, SAS

  • Strong familiarity with raw data preparation (structured, unstructured, and mixed datasets), exploratory data analysis, processing, classification, and prediction.

  • Experience working with and exploiting big data, distributed computing, predictive modeling, mathematics, statistics.

  • Knowledge of data mining and machine learning algorithms, theories, principles and practices.

  • 2 years experience in SQL and procedural programming

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

  • Experience with Deep Learning capabilities

  • Experience with data warehouse design and development as well as data modeling for both relational and dimensional data models

  • Experience in reporting, story-telling and data visualization technologies such as Tableau, Shiny, Bokeh

  • Demonstrated experience showing strong critical thinking and problem solving skills paired with a desire to take initiative

Professional Skills:

  • Excellent listening, written, and oral communication skills paired with an excellent sense of humor

  • Ability to exercise independent judgment while effectively prioritizing and executing tasks while under pressure

  • Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment

ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce.

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

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About ICF

ICF (NASDAQ:ICFI) is a global consulting and technology services provider with more than 5,000 professionals focused on making big things possible for our clients. We are business analysts, policy specialists, technologists, researchers, digital strategists, social scientists and creatives. Since 1969, government and commercial clients have worked with ICF to overcome their toughest challenges on issues that matter profoundly to their success. Come engage with us at icf.com at http://www.icf.com/ .

Location: District of Columbia-Washington

Requisition ID: 1800000998