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Alion Science and Technology

Data Analyst, Senior - 38034

Alexandria, VA

Job Description

Position Summary:

HII Technical Solutions is currently seeking a Data Analyst to join a data analysis team to provide data related support, data investigation, research, data management and data reporting for a Government security organization, whose mission is to protect our nation's critical assets through enterprise risk management, continuous innovation, and excellence in mission performance and customer service. The team will provide direct support our Government customer's metrics data group in identifying and reviewing the types of metrics pulled, utilized, and needed across their organization today. This position will be performed at the customer site in Quantico, VA with a hybrid work schedule that includes some telework.

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Duties & Responsabilities:
  • In coordination with the newly established customer's metrics group, review the types of metrics pulled/utilized/needed across the customer organization today.
  • Work with a variety of data sources - extracting knowledge and actionable information from datasets.
  • Build and flesh out data models for use in regular and/or automated reporting and analysis.
  • Develop standard operating procedures (SOPs) to access data from the customer's systems, define measurement standards, and generate ad-hoc and recurring reports and visualizations targeted to customer's operators, organizational leaders, and external (DoD/Government/Industry) stakeholders on customer's performance.
  • Partner with customer senior leadership and Chief Strategy Office staff to refine Balanced Score Card for the organization, assisting the Government, as needed, as they establish a tracking mechanism with leading and lagging indicators to demonstrate progress against their strategic goals.
  • Consolidate customer metrics responses and create visual representations of the results for submission to customer executive leadership.
  • Collect information within the customer organization and, as appropriate, from emerging mission areas, and provide recurring and ad-hoc metrics reporting support for stakeholders.
  • Conduct trend analysis to identify challenges, shortfalls, or emerging risks and work with the applicable customer stakeholders to identify the root cause for the significant change.
  • Plan and schedule work in such a manner that it promotes a smooth flow and even distribution of activities to ensure effective use of organization resources, achieve organization goals and objectives, and meets customer needs.
  • As metrics are collected, provide any suggestions or recommendations (i.e., automation tools, Artificial Intelligence (AI), etc.) to increase efficiency and/or analysis capabilities for the customer's leadership's future consideration, if appropriate.
  • Work closely, collaboratively and communicate effectively with all members of the project team including government and contractors.
  • Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Education & Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in statistics, math, computer science, physics or other technical related field
  • 3 -10 years of demonstrated working experience in technical data analysis, data science, or data warehousing with proven business analysis experience
  • Passionate about data, analyzing business needs, detail-oriented, and avid problem solver - breaking down problems and developing analytical insights
  • Critical thinker
  • Ability to work independently and with team members
  • Ability to build tabular and/or visualization reports as needed
  • Comfort in a complex data environment and understanding of data structures
  • The business sense to understand why you're pulling data and whether it seems accurate...not just pulling it
  • A love for insights, innate curiosity, and a deep desire to find ways to create value
  • Excellent presentation, writing, and MS Excel skills are a must
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and experience working with SharePoint.
  • Must have an active DoD SECRET security clearance or is eligible to get a SECRET clearance.

  • Master's degree
  • Strong technical aptitude
  • Passion for automation
  • Familiarity with transactional and data warehouse environments
  • Experience with some flavor of data visualization
  • Experience in at least one or more languages: R, Python, C#, .Net, Javascript
  • Experience with SQL Server
  • Experience writing TSQL, views, stored procedures, functions and trigger

Security Clearance: None
Telework - Limited

Diversity Statement

We are an EOE that values our employee's talent – regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, religion or other protected characteristics – Your Talent Is Our Strength .

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and Veterans are encouraged to apply. Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply. Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information. U.S. Citizenship Required for the majority of our positions.

Covid Notice

A new Federal Executive Order requires that employees of Federal contractors and subcontractors be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021. Accordingly, as a condition of employment with Technical Solutions, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, employees will be required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption prior to starting employment.

Job ID: Alion-4obSprUId2KH
Employment Type: Other