Government Contracting Data Analyst

Washington D.C.
Mar 05, 2018
Apr 03, 2018
Analyst, Research
Full Time


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We are seeking a Research Analyst, Government Contracting to be responsible for the acquisition of data, content and information to support the Government Contracting business.




  • Collect, review and summarizes data from multiple sources.
  • Identify and track major federal contracting programs.
  • Analyze and add value to open federal contracting solicitations.
  • Maintain hierarchical data on relationships among U.S. federal agencies.
  • Create innovative ways to enhance our systems and make our data-related processes more efficient, accurate and timely.
  • Participate in time-sensitive projects, and collaborates with colleagues to deliver new initiatives.
  • Act as a liaison with technology teams to enhance relevant product databases.
  • Provide a platinum level of service to customers.
  • Participate in special projects and perform other duties as assigned.




1-2+ years’ experience in research, writing comprehensive reports and summary documents; experience summarizing federal contracts desired; prior experience or strong knowledge and understanding of the U.S. federal procurement process; ability to identify, understand, and summarize complex information from a variety of sources; excellent numerical skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills; high proficiency in Microsoft Excel required; strong knowledge and understanding of the U.S federal procurement process; keen interest in information management, technology and product development; ability to work quickly, accurately, and efficiently in a fast paced with shifting priorities; effective project management skills and ability to prioritize tasks; knowledge in information technology and statistical analysis or computer programming (i.e. VBA, SQL, MATLAB, Python, Regex) desirable; works effectively as a member of a team, including helping others as needed; ability to deal with internal and external customers in a professional manner; excellent organizational skills; ability to work independently; ability to conduct research with guidance from supervisor or higher-level analyst; experience using database software and/or desktop publishing systems desired. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.



Candidates may be required to pass a test for this position.