Sr. Data Analyst

Location
Towson IA-Coralville IA-West Des Moines, MD
Posted
Jan 12, 2017
Closes
Mar 24, 2017
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.

 

A crucial responsibility of this role is to provide statistical and analytical support in effort to achieve CMMI Maturity Level 5. Analyzes processes and proposes improvements, to include planning and deploying such improvements. Develops and implements programs to ensure products and services meet company standards and internal customer requirements.

 

  • Provides statistical and analytical support in effort to achieve CMMI Maturity Level 5.
  • Gathers, analyzes, and interprets a wide variety of data in order to develop and refine process performance models and baselines.
  • Measures process stability and accuracy.
  • Analyzes existing processes, proposes improvements, and develops and enacts deployment plans. Utilizes quantitative methods to evaluate the effectiveness of those improvements.
  • Develops and implements programs to ensure products and services meet company standards and internal customer requirements.
  • Identifies new ways to utilize data and statistical methods to improve business processes throughout the organization.
  • Develops and conducts training to encourage use of statistics and other mathematical techniques throughout the organization.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies and subject areas.
  • May provide guidance and work leadership to other team members.
  • Participates in special projects as required.
Education
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training or work experience.
  • Concentration in a quantitative discipline (statistics, mathematics) is highly desirable.
Qualifications
  • 5-8 years of related experience.
  • Understanding of the CMMI Institute Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) and ISO 9001 requirements.
  • Six Sigma Black Belt certification.
  • Ability to perform statistical analyses and interpret the results.
  • Experience in statistical modeling for software development projects seeking CMMI ML 5 is desired.
  • Experience in statistical modeling: linear regression is required; nonlinear regression modeling is desired.
  • Experience in hypothesis testing: parametric is required; nonparametric is desired.
  • Experience with statistical software (R, Minitab, JMP, etc.)
  • VBA coding experience is highly desired.
  • Experience working in a software development environment.
  • Experience working in an Agile software development environment is desirable.
  • Advanced knowledge of the principles, methods, and procedures related to process improvement.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the work processes, methods, and techniques of software development.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills at all organizational levels.
  • Experience and proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook) is required; experience in Project and Visio is desired.
  • Creative problem solving ability.
  • Highly analytical and accurate.
  • Ability to learn and adapt.
  • Ability to work independently and in teams.
 

As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors. With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.