Data Systems Analyst

Clearance Level
Data Analysis
Arlington, Virginia

REQ#: RQ106519

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: Other
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. We support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by bringing your ideas and unique perspective to our culture. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping us ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a Senior Data Analyst joining our team to support the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) for the United States Postal Service (USPS) with activities located in Arlington, VA. However, the Senior Data Analyst will be able to telecommute, but must live within 2 hours of the facility as they will be required to work in office as scheduled by manager.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Expert proficiency in common data science tools, including scripted languages (such as SQL, Python, R, and Java Scripts), Integrated Development Environment and analytics platforms, open-source solutions, commercial off-the-shelf tools and hardware-based capabilities to support the data analytic development process and creating models, dashboards, and reports
  • Knowledge and experience using business intelligence applications and reporting technologies/methodologies including Data Analytics Expressions (DAX), data Mash-up(M), and Microsoft Power Platform (e.g., Power BI, Power Apps, Power Automate, etc.)
  • Knowledge of AWS or Azure Services, including Databricks, Data Factory, and Data Lake
  • Knowledge of SAS Visual Analytics, SAS Enterprise Guide, SAS Studio, Office Analytics, and other SAS tools
  • Knowledge of Extraction, Transformation, and Load (ETL) strategies, pattern recognition, and application of analytical tools
  • Coordinate with staff and customers to identify business and technical requirements
  • Produce written documentation and artifacts for all work completed, including the translation of user requirements into technical designs
  • Assist the agency in the development of programming and visualization solutions
  • Troubleshoot and provide support on existing projects or application efforts
  • Understand the concepts supporting relational databases, data warehousing, data governance, data access, data quality and related areas
  • Knowledge of ODBC connection strings, and other external data source connection protocols.
  • Engineer data analytic solutions, including prototyping, proof of concept, and full implementation
  • Evaluate, assess, document, and test data security and continuity of operations for systems and programs
  • Ensure compatibility between equipment and software, analyze operational/systems requirements, support design reviews, and present technical briefings


  • B.S. in Computer Science, Information Technology, Data Analytics, or related field
  • 7+ years’ experience and skill writing coding languages (such as SQL, Python, R, and Java Scripts)
  • 3+ years’ experience working with Microsoft Power Platform (including Power BI, Power Automate, Power Apps) and other business intelligence applications
  • 1+ year experience working with AWS or Azure services such as Databricks, Data Factory, and Data Lake
  • In-depth knowledge of scripted languages such as SQL, Python, R, and Java Scripts and the proven ability to create solutions in complex environments, including the use of programming languages to create datasets, visualizations, and interactive reports in various business intelligence applications
  • Skill applying analytical techniques, methods, and processes to business problems demonstrated through a history of accepted modeling and analyses that resulted in meaningful business impact; These include working with unstructured or structured data and converting those data sets using a variety of analyses such as optimization, simulation, classical and spatial statistics, and/or programming languages
  • Work as RISC liaison to CIO for server/system issues related to AWS and Azure
  • Strong writing and documentation skills to capture collection of source data, methodology from business rules, and visualization deployment from a myriad of sources and interactions with various stakeholders
  • Write programming codes, such as DAX and data Mash-up(M) for data manipulation, sorting, summarizing, and reporting
  • Perform analysis of data for Extraction, Transformation, and Load (ETL)strategies, pattern recognition, and application of analytical tools
  • Review, analyze, and modify existing products including coding, debugging, testing, and documenting
  • Provide guidance to coworkers on business and technical issues affecting projects, such as data access, data quality, storage capacity, and analytic tools and software
  • Assist with training and conference development which may include presentations to large audiences
  • Ability to facilitate between business owners and end-users who need to communicate with database administrators and traditional IT support staff 
  • Ensure that quality/security guidelines are followed
  • Strong relational database and querying languages experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to work effectively in a team environment
  • Understand and follow a software development lifecycle (analysis, design, development, coding, testing, debugging, and documenting)
  • Professional Certification(s) in a related field of data science and/or data analytics disciplines preferred
  • Ability to conduct complex data analysis and data interrogation to present concise conclusions which tell the story of the dataset, associated business problem/situation and recommendations for improvement
  • Ability to develop visualizations using Power BI
  • This individual will be able to telework. However, this individual is required to live within 2 hours of Arlington VA as some days they will need to work in the office. Schedule TBD by manager
  • Professional Certification(s) in a related field of data science and/or data analytics disciplines preferred


  • Full-flex work week
  • 401K with company match
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you
  • Diverse, highly collaborative teams

Please Note: The security clearance for this program requires the selected candidate to have resided in the US for the past five years. The selected candidate cannot have left the country for longer than 90 consecutive days and no more than 180 cumulative days.

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COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.