Business Analytics Officer

Employer
Location
Springfield, Virginia
Posted
Apr 17, 2017
Closes
May 13, 2017
Function
Analyst, Business
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

JOB DESCRIPTION: Business Analytics Officers use quantitative and qualitative methods to collect, validate, analyze, and display corporate data to aid in decision-making at all organizational levels. They develop and implement methods to monitor, evaluate, forecast, and report progress toward achieving organizational goals and objectives and to inform strategic decisions.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS:
  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Designated or Random Drug Testing required.
  • Security Investigation
  • MANDATORY QUALIFICATION CRITERIA: For this particular job, applicants must meet all competencies reflected under the Mandatory Qualification Criteria to include education (if required). Online resumes must demonstrate qualification by providing specific examples and associated results, in response to the announcement's mandatory criteria specified in this vacancy announcement:

    1) Experience applying knowledge of GEOINT phenomenologies, sensors, and platforms;
    2) Experience applying knowledge of modeling and simulation principles and techniques;
    3) Demonstrated ability to analyze technical data through quantitative evaluation techniques, such as statistical or systems analysis;
    4) Demonstrated history of striving for results while carrying out duties and completing tasks;
    5) Demonstrated ability to communicate verbally, in writing, or through demonstration to teammates, customers, mission partners, and senior leadership.

    EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: A. Education: Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Statistics, or a related field. -OR- B. Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to successfully perform the tasks associated with this work. As a rule, every 30 semester (45 quarter) hours of college work is equivalent to one year of experience. Candidates should show that their combination of education and experience totals to 4 years. -OR- C Experience: A minimum of 4 years of professional experience in business analytics, statistics, or a related field.

    DESIRABLE QUALIFICATION CRITERIA: In addition to the mandatory qualifications, experience in the following is desired:

    1) Knowledge of satellite orbital mechanics;
    2) Knowledge of Multi-Attribute Utility (MAU) analysis and the development and simulation of Bayesian Networks;
    3) Skill in MS Excel spreadsheet analysis to include, statistical analysis and pivot tables;
    4) Knowledge of emerging GEOINT tradecraft such as Activity Based Intelligence (ABI), Object-Based Production (OBP), and Structured Observations Management (SOM);
    5) Computer programming experience in common languages such as Perl, R, Python, and/or Visual Basic for Applications (VBA).

    SPECIAL INFO:
    - Direct Deposit Required
    - Two Year Probationary Period
    - U.S. Citizenship Required
    - Position Subject to Drug Testing
    - Security Clearance Required
    - Top Secret
    - Sensitive Compartmented Information
    - Polygraph Test Required

    SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
    You must be able to obtain and retain a Top Secret security clearance with access to Sensitive Compartmented Information. In addition, you are subject to a Counterintelligence Polygraph examination in order to maintain access to Top Secret information. All employees are subject to a periodic examination on a random basis in order to determine continued eligibility. Refusal to take the examination may result in denial of access to Top Secret information, SAP, and/or unescorted access to SCIFs.

    Employees with SCI access and who are under NGA cognizance are required to submit a Security Financial Disclosure Report, SF-714, on an annual basis in order to determine continued eligibility. Failure to comply may negatively impact continued access to Top Secret information, Information Systems, SAP, and/or unescorted access to SCIFs.


    NGA utilizes all processes and procedures of the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). Non-executive NGA employees are assigned to five distinct pay bands based on the type and scope of work performed. The employee's base salary is established within their assigned pay band based on their unique qualifications. A performance pay process is conducted each year to determine a potential base pay salary increase and/or bonus. An employee's annual performance evaluation is a key factor in the performance pay process. Promotions may be conducted during the annual pay for performance process or throughout the year via the Assignment Opportunity Notices (AON). Employees on term or temporary appointments are not eligible to apply for internal assignment opportunity notices.

    This position is a DCIPS position in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1601. DoD Components with DCIPS positions apply Veterans' Preference to preference eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement. If you are an external applicant claiming veterans' preference, as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you must self-identify your eligibility in our ERecruit application.

    This position is funded by the National Intelligence Program (NIP).

    Top Secret/SCI