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Guidehouse Data Scientist in Topeka, Kansas

Job Family :

Data Science Consulting

Travel Required :

Up to 10%

Clearance Required :

Ability to Obtain Secret

What You Will Do :

Guidehouse is seeking a Data Scientist to join our Defense and Security Segment, where the individual will collect, transform, integrate, and analyze data to identify trends, assess performance, develop visualizations in support of organizational and mission goals, and support decision-making for information technology programs within the Department of State (DOS). Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Accessing data sources, establishing data connections, and pre-processing data for analysis

  • Defining data requirements and ensuring storage, availability, and coherence of electronically stored information meets the organization's needs

  • Designing data modeling processes, creating algorithms and predictive models, and performing ad hoc/exploratory data analysis to support data-driven decision making, including use of advanced analytics techniques such as predictive modeling and machine learning

  • Leading data driven analytic activities involving the identification of key indicators for compliance and effective performance critical to mission/business success

  • Manipulating large data sets, data mining, and structuring of raw data using open sources tools such as Python to formulate or recognize patterns to generate new information and unlock information and insights that help the organization better manage risks

  • Designing and developing data visualizations and dashboard solutions to provide required analytics insights and BI

  • Utilizing analytics tools for data visualization and business intelligence (BI), such as Tableau and Power BI

  • Delivery of client services, while also supporting business development, internal firm initiatives, and ongoing professional development

  • Operate successfully on remote projects

What You Will Need :

  • US Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a SECRET federal security clearance

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • FOUR (4) years of relevant experience

What Would Be Nice To Have :

  • An ACTIVE and CURRENT SECRET federal security clearance

  • Master’s Degree

  • Experience with Tableau, Python, R and SQL

  • Proficiency in PowerBI

  • Proficiency in Excel

  • Competencies in IT Risk and/or Cyber domains

  • Strong communication skills, organizational skills, and problem-solving skills

The annual salary range for this position is $86,100.00-$172,300.00. Compensation decisions depend on a wide range of factors, including but not limited to skill sets, experience and training, security clearances, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs.

What We Offer :

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

  • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Basic Life & Supplemental Life

  • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

  • Student Loan PayDown

  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

  • Skills Development & Certifications

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

  • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

  • Mobility Stipend

About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.