Data Analyst

Arlington, VA
Full Time
Mid Level

Growing government contractor looking to bring a Data Analyst on to their team. The position does require a DOD Secret clearance. The position does allow 2 days a week telecommute but other days on-site work is required in Arlington, VA.


Analyst assists the Government with the identification and analysis of programming alternatives.  Includes the analysis of past programming decisions to identify issues of resourcing, performance, and achievement of planning guidance.


  • Support the G-6 Resourcing Integration and Budget Division (DANI-RIP).
  • Assist government in identifying and analyzing programming alternatives to facilitate accurate and defendable budget submissions.
  • Inspect, cleanse, transform, and model data from multiple government financial systems.
  • Develop dashboards supported by in-depth analysis of fiscal information that provides senior leadership the data necessary to make informed resourcing decisions.
  • Utilize Army resourcing strategies, programming guidance and DoD and Army investment and resourcing systems to include the Army Portfolio Management Solution (APMS) and cPROBE for data analysis and development of recommended courses of action for senior leadership.
  • Analyze large amounts of information from multiple sources to discover trends and patterns related to programming and execution of funds.
  • Deliver quick turnarounds on data taskers and make thorough explanations to help guide senior leadership in the formulation of the CIO-G6 Budget.
  • Develop and present detailed data briefings and demonstrate data processes to cross functional teams.


Supported Technologies: 

  • GFEBS Oracle BI reporting
  • Suite of Microsoft Office Products (Expertise in Excel)
  • Army Portfolio Management Solution (APMS)
  • cPROBE (Tableau based system)
  • Microsoft Power BI


Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Current DOD Secret clearance.
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Computer Science, Economics, Finance, Statistics, or related field)
  • Three years’ experience developing, implementing, and/or evaluating DoD budgets.
  • Hands on experience utilizing APMS, cPROBE in the development of budgets.
  • Experience with developing and/or managing actions associated with DOD’s Planning, Programming, and Budget Execution processes.
  • Possess strong analytical, interpersonal, and presentation skills and the ability to contribute effectively to working groups through oral and written communication.
  • The ability to effectively manage time and deliverables in order to complete tasks on time.
  • The ability to deliver functional reporting solutions in both an independent and team environment.
  • Must be motivated, self-directed and be able to work independently.
  • A strong work ethic, setting high standards for self and others, while demonstrating enthusiasm for the mission of the team.
  • Technical knowledge regarding data models, data base design development and data mining.
  • The ability to create advanced formulas in excel in order to automate some of the data cleansing processes.
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and competing objectives in a fast-paced environment.


Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience as an Operations Research Analyst supporting the Army, other services, or federal agencies.
  • Experience as a staff officer in a DOD, Joint Staff, Unified Command Staff, Service Staff headquarters. Preferably in the J8, G8, Comptroller arena.
  • Strong Data Visualization skills.
  • A basic understanding of programing.
  • Demonstrate willingness to support the team on all levels in order to get the job done.

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