Data Analyst

Washington, DC
Nov 12, 2022
Dec 11, 2022
Full Time
Job Summary

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Veterans Health Administration (VHA), requires professional support services to assist the Deputy Under Secretary for Health (DUSH) - who is accountable for specific health care programs enabling and supporting virtually every aspect of patient care provided to Veterans - with the development, administration, and management of various emerging initiatives, some of which are legislatively mandated. Aptive serves as VHA's strategic partner to transform the country's largest and most complex health care organization - with 1,600 care sites across 50 states and a staff of approximately 300,000 employees caring for over six million Veterans - into a clinically led, outcomes-focused, and technology-enabled organization.

Aptive requires a Data Analyst to support VHA in developing an improved organization and implementing critical initiatives. This includes measuring success, outcomes, and the improvement of programs. To assist in managing multiple concurrent transformation initiatives, the Data Analyst is responsible for overseeing the collection, storage, and interpretation of data to support VHA. The Data Analyst will sift through data points to report on project performance, compare data points to current company processes, and draft reports outlining business predictions or proposals.

The Data Analyst will exhibit a well-recognized ability to rapidly engage and leverage the knowledge of VHA program operations and VHA's previously established goals and objectives to support a range of high-profile initiatives.

The ideal candidate will support a wide range of projects to gain experience and skillsets and share their ideas in an environment that values innovation. Our culture is aimed at creating an environment where employees lean into servant leadership, are encouraged to elevate, and are empowered to shift the drift, that is, to be innovative and transformative in career and client service. Remote work location could be considered for the right candidate.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop solutions that address a range of business needs including portals, workflows, forms, collaboration sites, dashboards, and document management tools using Microsoft 365 (M365), Power BI, Power Automate, Power Apps, and SharePoint.
  • Make visually pleasing low code/no code solutions and construct rich data visualizations using the Microsoft Power Platform.
  • Conduct M365 platform administration tasks, migrations, and other M365 technical tasks within the M365 environment.
  • Build tools to automate data collection.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with other internal workstreams and external contracting teams to analyze date to determine appropriate success metrics.
  • Prepare briefings, studies, reports, and other deliverables for presentation to senior client officials.
  • Assist VA senior leaders with ad-hoc data requests that can be pulled from Power BI dashboards.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree required from an accredited college or university in a related field.
  • 1-5 years of work experience developing and supporting solutions that address a range of business needs including portals, workflows, forms, collaboration sites, dashboards, and document management tools.
  • Experience using PowerBI
  • Experience with VHA data sets
  • Experience building interactive data visualizations and dashboards and similar tools to communicate key operational metrics to senior leaders and stakeholders.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to analyze technical information and communicate results, issues, risks, and impacts in a simple, concise manner to a diverse audience.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and with team members from diverse backgrounds.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Technical writing skills to support development of business cases for policy transformation efforts.

Desired Qualifications

  • Master's degree

About Aptive

Aptive is a modern federal consulting firm focused on human experience, digital services, and business transformation. We harness creativity, technology, and culture to connect people and systems to impact the world. We're advisors, strategists, and engineers focused on people, above all else.

We believe in generating success collaboratively, leaving client organizations stronger after every engagement and building trust for the next big challenge. Our work inspires people, fuels change and makes an impact. Join our team to be part of positive change in your community and our nation.

EEO Statement

Aptive is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, parental status, veteran status, age, disability, or any other protected class.

Veterans, members of the Reserve and National Guard, and transitioning active-duty service members are highly encouraged to apply.

COVID 19 Vaccine Statement

This position supports a federal government contract and is subject to government vaccination mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status and proof of vaccination, or an adjudicated accommodation may be required for employment.

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