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Senior Associate, Federal Data Analytics

**Business Title:** Senior Associate, Federal Data Analytics

**Requisition Number:** 58424 - 91

**Function:** Advisory

**Area of Interest:**

**State:** VA

**City:** Alexandria

**Description:**

The KPMG Advisory practice is currently our fastest growing practice. We are seeing tremendous client demand, and looking forward we don't anticipate that slowing down. In this ever-changing market environment, our professionals must be adaptable and thrive in a collaborative, team-driven culture. At KPMG, our people are our number one priority. With a wealth of learning and career development opportunities, a world-class training facility and leading market tools, we make sure our people continue to grow both professionally and personally. If you're looking for a firm with a strong team connection where you can be your whole self, have an impact, advance your skills, deepen your experiences, and have the flexibility and access to constantly find new areas of inspiration and expand your capabilities, then consider a career in Advisory.

KPMG is currently seeking a Senior Associate to join our Federal Advisory practice.

Responsibilities:

+ Translate advanced business analytics problems into technical approaches that yield actionable recommendations, in diverse domains (risk management, product development, marketing research, public policy)

+ Build ingestion processes to prepare, extract, and enrich a variety of structured and unstructured data sources (social media, news, internal/external documents, images, video, voice, emails, financial data, operational data); perform exploratory data analysis, generate and test working hypotheses, and uncover trends / relationships

+ Analyze and model structured data an implement algorithms to support analysis using advanced statistical and mathematical methods from statistics, machine learning, data mining, econometrics, and operations research

+ Deliver engagement milestones by: following analytics processes to mitigate risks in data, modeling, validation, and delivery

+ Work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment with both virtual and face-to-face interactions utilizing structured approaches to solving problems, managing risks, and documenting assumptions while communicating results / educating others through insightful visualizations, reports, and presentations

Qualifications:

+ A minimum of three years of data analytics or data science experience; U.S. Federal government consulting experience preferred

+ Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university; MBA or Masters from an accredited college/university preferred

+ Strong experience performing data science from data discovery, cleaning, model selection, validation and deployment; experience coding artificial intelligence methods using object-oriented programming in a software development process, and ability to restructure, refactor, and optimize code for efficiency

+ Ability to utilize a diverse array of technologies and tools as needed, to deliver insights (R, Python, Spark, Hadoop), and emerging Cloud Capabilities on Azure, GCP, and/or AWS; experience with command-line scripting, data structures, and algorithms (ability to work in Linux environment)

+ Ability to travel as required to support firm engagements

+ Ability to obtain a U.S. Federal government security clearance within a reasonable period of time, which requires U.S. Citizenship

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

**GL:** 5

**GF:** 15306