Senior Consultant – Data Scientist CDX | Remote USA


  • Full Time
At Optiv, we’re on a mission to help our clients make their businesses more secure. We’re one of the fastest growing companies in a truly essential industry.
In your role at Optiv, you’ll be inspired by a team of the brightest business and technical minds in cybersecurity. We are passionate champions for our clients, and know from experience that the best solutions for our clients’ needs come from working hard together. As part of our team, your voice matters, and you will do important work that has impact, on people, businesses and nations. Our industry and our company move fast, and you can be sure that you will always have room to learn and grow. We’re proud of our team and the important work we do to build confidence for a more connected world.
Who are we looking for:
As Data Scientist at Optiv you will make a difference for our clients by designing, evaluating, and deploying into production analytics solutions. You will work daily on applying your technical skills, analytical mindset, and business intuition on our clients’ largest data challenges. You may develop innovative new business analytics, train advanced machine learning models, or coach management on steps to strengthen their own data science capabilities. Your technical skills will help our clients to be successful through collaboration and experimentation. You will join a team of highly skilled and experienced big data professionals who work with the latest tools, technologies, and approaches. 

How you will make an impact:

  • Solve impactful business problems by applying statistical and analytical approaches to massive datasets 
  • Define, test, revise, and evaluate large scale models which help our clients generate new insights, detect or predict new events, or automate new processes 
  • Apply technical expertise with the latest data analytic tools, approaches, and visualizations of data  
  • Deploy models into production which can process large amounts of data in real-time 
  • Help our clients enhance their Data Science capabilities by developing strategies for improvements to their organization, processes, and technologies 
  • Design, deliver, and manage consulting engagements with clients large and small, across every industry 
  • Create client deliverables to clearly present analytical findings in a compelling format including notebooks, data visualizations, calculators, dashboards, presentations, and documentation 
  • Qualifications for success:

  • Experience querying and manipulating large amounts of data for analysis and visualization 
  • Ability to work with unstructured datasets including natural language or images 
  • Familiarity with stream-processing systems: Streamsets, NiFi, Storm, Spark-Streaming, etc. 
  • Proficiency in one or more scripting or statistical programming languages – Python, R, SAS, etc. 
  • Experience with big data processing and distribution tools: Databricks, Snowflake, Google BigQuery, Cloudera, etc. 
  • Experience with BI tools and techniques: Tableau, Power BI, Looker, D3, etc. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; ability to work in a team environment 
  • Ability to apply curiosity and discipline to continually add value for our clients  
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  • If you are seeking a culture that supports growth, fosters success and moves the industry forward, find your place at Optiv! As a market-leading provider of cyber security solutions, Optiv has the most comprehensive ecosystem of security products and partners to deliver unparalleled services. Our rich and successful history with our clients is based on trust, serving more than 12,000 clients of varying sizes and industries, including commercial, government and education. We have the proven expertise to plan, build, and run successful security programs across Risk Management, Cyber Digital Transformation, Threat Management, Security Operations – Managed Services and Identity and Data Management.
    With Optiv you can expect:
    • A company committed to championing Diversity, Equality and Inclusion through Affinity groups including but not limited to, Women’s Network, Optiv Pride, Black Employee Network, and Veterans Support Network.
    • Work/life balance. We offer “Recharge” a flexible, time-off program that encourages eligible employees to take the time they need to recharge
    • Professional training resources, including tuition reimbursement
    • Creative problem-solving and the ability to tackle unique, complex projects
    • Volunteer Opportunities. “Optiv Chips In” encourages employees to volunteer and engage with their teams and communities.
    • The ability and technology necessary to productively work remote/from home (where applicable)
    Optiv is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, status as an individual with a disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.
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