Program Data Analyst

Wallops Island, Virginia
Dec 08, 2022
Dec 14, 2022
Full Time

The Program Data Analyst will join the Data Management Division at the Defender Services Office (DSO) to support its mission of ensuring the right to counsel. In that role, the Analyst will interact with data management staff and managers and will have a broad range of responsibilities collecting, researching, and analyzing data from various sources. The Analyst will have to develop written materials and presentations to convey information concerning complex programs and functions to internal and external audiences, demonstrating varying levels of understanding of the organization's programs and activities. Effective technical and communication skills will be essential.

The duties of the position may include, but are not limited to:
  • Supporting multiple, complex business intelligence projects and providing hands-on assistance with data modeling, data integration, and other development activities.
  • Organizing and modeling data to suggest conclusions and support decision making thus ensuring that DSO capably responds to changing business requirements.
  • Using data analytic and statistical modeling techniques for collecting, reviewing, interpreting, evaluating, and integrating data from multiple sources to identify patterns, trends, or relationships among variables.
  • Utilizing data visualization techniques to include the use of common software tools (e.g., Tableau, Excel, etc.) to help analyze trends and prepare reports.
  • Forecasting changes in caseloads, appointments, staffing, and budgets.
  • Working closely with DSO data and budget analysts to ensure the highest quality of data analysis, projections, and information management.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships and communications with individuals and stakeholder groups.
  • Developing, enhancing, managing, and monitoring processes that will integrate many datasets and foster new reporting and analysis standards and capabilities.
  • Maintaining awareness of law, regulations, policy, and other controls so that analytical insights reflect accurate assumptions and produce realistic insights and options for consideration.

  • Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

  • All information is subject to verification. Applicants are advised that false answers or omissions of information on application materials or inability to meet the following conditions may be grounds for non-selection, withdrawal of an offer of employment, or dismissal after being employed.
  • Selection for this position is contingent upon completion of OF-306, Declaration of Federal Employment during the pre-employment process and proof of U.S. citizenship for competitive status positions or conversion to a competitive status position with the AO. If non-citizens are considered for hire into a temporary or any other position with non-competitive status or when it is confirmed by the AO Human Resources Office there are no qualified U.S. citizens for a competitive status position (unless prohibited by a law or statue), non-citizens must provide proof of authorization to work in the U.S. and proof of entitlement to receive compensation. Additional information on the employment of non-citizens can be found at USAJOBS Help Center | Employment of non-citizens / . For a list of documents that may be used to provide proof of citizenship or authorization to work in the United States, please refer to Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification .
  • All new AO employees will be required to complete an FBI fingerprint-based national criminal database and records check and pass a public trust suitability check.
  • New employees to the AO will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights/responsibilities, visit .
  • All new AO employees are required to identify a financial institution for direct deposit of pay before appointment.
  • You will be required to serve a trial period if selected for a first-time appointment to the Federal government, transferring from another Federal agency, or serving as a first-time supervisor. Failure to successfully complete the trial period may result in termination of employment.
  • If appointed to a temporary position, management may have the discretion of converting the position to permanent depending upon funding and staffing allocation.

  • Qualifications

    Applicants must have demonstrated experience as listed below. This requirement is according to the AO Classification, Compensation, and Recruitment Systems which include interpretive guidance and reference to the OPM Operating Manual for Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions.

    Specialized Experience : Applicants must have at least one full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience which is in or directly related to the line of work of this position. Specialized experience is demonstrated experience in collecting, reviewing, interpreting, evaluating, and integrating data analytics; and designing, developing, and generating ad-hoc queries and reports.


    This position does not require education to qualify.

    Additional information

    The AO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.