Mission Data Analyst (TS/SCI CI POLY)
- McLean, VA
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Your Role and Responsibilities
We are seeking an experienced data analyst capable of leading and supporting studies assessing the mission performance of Intelligence Community (IC) elements tasked with countering threats of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) proliferation. The customer is the mission manager for the Counterproliferation (CP) WMD mission, developing and coordinating strategy for the U.S. program, assessing performance against that strategy, and implementing key initiatives to advance the CP mission.
The Data Analyst will be part of a team of IBM consultants and will provide full-time, on-site direct support to government personnel who require analytics expertise.
- Supporting and advancing the team's existing efforts to analyze mission data in support of customer leadership decision making
- Identifying new opportunities to integrate data analytic techniques (e.g., machine learning, statistical analysis) into the team's CP mission assessments
- Gathering, analyzing, and visualizing CP mission data
- Supporting customer leaders in understanding complex CP/WMD issues
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
- Experience in R and/or Python
- 2+ years of IC experience, including a demonstrated familiarity with and working knowledge of intelligence community entities, missions, functions, processes, and data
- 2+ years of experience in data analytics, to include experience in the following: - Data acquisition, processing, storage, and retrieval; - Data analysis and visualization; - Evaluating and continuously improving machine learning methods; - Communicating key findings to senior executives in the form of high-quality written deliverables and oral briefings
- Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel, to include using formulas, pivot tables, and charts to clean, manipulate, and portray data Experience with Microsoft PowerPoint
- Demonstrated ability to summarize and present complex technical issues in written and graphical manner for a non-technical audience
- BA/BS, preferably in Data Science, Mathematics, Engineering, or a related area of study
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
- MS in a Data Science-related field
- Experience running AI/ML algorithms against large datasets
- Full-scope Polygraph
- Experience supporting the DNI
- Experience using Databricks or other cloud based analytic environments
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