Business Analytics Officer

Springfield, Virginia
Jul 31, 2017
Aug 28, 2017
Analyst, Business
Full Time

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.

  • Yes
  • PERMANENT CHANGE IN STATION: PCS expenses are authorized.

  • 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. Demonstrated ability to operate data science platforms for visualization, analytics or data lake (VANDL);
    2. Demonstrated ability to build and deliver analytic frameworks within VANDL;
    3. Proven ability to grow and architect the enterprise data lake through system instrumentation, API management, and/or data architecting;
    4. Experience as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) and consultant for data science efforts, BI data sets, and/or analytics integration.

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

    1. Proficient communications skills including explaining technical content to non-technical audiences;
    2. Experience developing relational database models and/or large data warehouses;
    3. Experience with ingesting and processing new data sets;
    4. Strength in collaboration and teamwork within, between, and across organizational boundaries;
    5. Experience engaging with business leaders, colleagues or clients to understand and define business requirements for a project;
    6. Demonstrated strength in consistently hitting goals and objectives, pushing to achieve stretch goals and continuous learning.

    - 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

    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. 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


    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: This individual will develop Business Intelligence technologies, tradecraft, and data. Utilize knowledge of data science and analytics collection (structured, unstructured and streaming datasets) to design, implement and operate large data warehouses, streaming data platforms, databases, and next-generation application architectures. Manipulate data and architect datasets. This individual must be self-motivated and able to work independently as well as in a team environment. This individual must also have strong oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work on multiple tasks with short deadlines while prioritizing as necessary to meet critical needs. This position is non-supervisory. As a Business Analytics Officer with NGA, you will leverage quantitative and qualitative methods to inform decision-making at all organizational levels.

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