Senior Data/Business Analyst - Active Secret or TS Clearance

Clearance Level
Business Process Analysis
Arlington, Virginia

REQ#: RQ62076

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular
The Cybersecurity Division (CSD) of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is working to build and mature its business and data capabilities.We need your help! Join a dynamic team of clients, consultants and colleagues who are quickly becoming an enabling force for the organization’s future.Key Responsibilities
  • Serves as a key CSD resource on both business operations and strategic workforce initiatives, maximizing data quality and insight, enabling data-driven decisions and maturing data environment
  • Identifies and pursues measurable process improvements for implementation
  • Maintains constant awareness of CISA/CSD organization’s data strategy, gaps and needs
  • Proactively develops answers for emerging data questions, data insights that may be useful and potential areas for exploration
  • Takes an active role in meetings and stakeholder communications to ensure shared understanding of purpose, intent and actions necessary to achieve data goals/product direction
  • Develops clean, attractive presentations of information and data to maximize clarity, attractiveness of products that tell the “data story” objectively and accurately
  • Leads and/or performs both collaborative and unsupervised data management, cleansing, analysis and visualization tasks
  • Researches and develops data models and visualizations in Excel, with ability to recreate them in visualization tools (with or without the benefit of pre-existing models)
  • Provides clear, concise and layperson-accessible background and instructions for tools and models that need to be understood and/or used by clients or teams without data expertise
  • Develops and tests surveys, survey instructions and tools with data ingestion, extraction or transformation potential considered in their design
  • Identifies methods to cull or ‘scrape” data from forms, .pdfs, systems and other sources, as permitted and necessary to facilitate new efficiencies with old tools (where possible)
  • Serves as a key data manager for the team, running regular quality/consistency checks on aggregated data sets and supporting change review and implementation cycles with the team and clients.
  • Creates, refines and maintains route or ad hoc reports in coordination with the clients and team
  • Supports metrics development for the organization
  • Creates and maintains client organizational charts
  • Consults/advises on potential database and data storage opportunities and methods, with great care and attention paid to the handling of sensitive information
  • Collects other relevant technical and business requirements and assists others in doing the same through knowledge sharing and on-point recommendations
  • Provide technical and knowledge-based training to team and clients on joint projects and efforts, where appropriate
  • Must maintain tactful and effective communications with stakeholders at all levels—from junior analysts and process managers to CSD’s senior-most leadership.
Tools Expertise
  • Must have 7 - 10 years of experience in complex data work with senior-level of command of Microsoft Excel, Access and/or Visio. Examples of key skills and tasks in these tools include:  
    • Preserve and maintain data
    • Create and maintain links from Excel to SharePoint tables
    • Create, test and deploy macros; be comfortable with Visual Basic (VBA) programming; create easy lookup and push-button functionality
    • Create, test and apply formulas
    • Organize, sort, filter, and format tables for regular update and for printed reports
    • Create, analyze and format pivot tables, using them to formulate and answer management questions and to make dynamic charts with filters or slicers and other features
    • Create charts that can be updated automatically
    • Debug, test, validate and troubleshoot macros
    • Create, load, and manage databases, as needed
    • Formulate queries
    • Create and maintain reports and forms
    • Build basic and swim-lane flow charts
    • Create, maintain and refresh organizational charts from Excel uploads
    • Create/edit project plan of actions and milestones
    • Demonstrated ability to use and self-teach data visualization tools as they emerge in the environment (PowerBI ad Tableau, in particular) is imperative to long-term success
    • Must have comfort/familiarity with Office 365 tools, including OneDrive and SharePoint Online
    • Adobe tools functions, such as the ones below are a plus:  
      • Creating, distributing and collecting forms for surveys
      • Editing documents and forms
      • Downloading from PDF to Excel and Word to “scrape” data from files
      • Save and manipulate all forms of documents to PDF
Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of six years of progressive data experience required
  • Two to four years of consulting and advising clients and colleagues is a strong plus
  • Position is a senior advisory role and requires a total of at least ten yeas of experience in a business environment overall
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.