Workforce Analyst

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Springfield, Virginia
Posted
Oct 21, 2019
Closes
Oct 27, 2019
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

JOB DESCRIPTION: Workforce Analysts gather, analyze, and interpret human capital data and trends to support strategic workforce and manpower objectives. They develop and maintain balanced manpower plans, forecast changing human capital requirements, respond to complex data queries, and/or conduct Agency-wide organizational assessments. They provide data, develop guidance and recommendations and provide advice to

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Responsibilities

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The People Analytics Division houses a group of workforce analysts who serve as a catalyst for data-driven decisions across NGA and the Human Development directorate. This includes support for recruitment, talent development, talent management, training, and workforce planning. Workforce analysts are critical to supporting enterprise-wide human capital analytics for timely data-driven decisions. Candidates should be dynamic, data savvy professionals, who thrive in a data-driven environment and apply analytic rigor to each project. Accordingly, on a day-to-day basis, duties for this position can include a combination of human capital data analysis, data modeling, providing support for implementation of NGA's human capital plan and strategic workforce planning, and developing clear visualizations to effectively execute the mission. Workforce Analysts interact regularly with personnel at all levels. Strong interpersonal skills; tact and diplomacy are keys to success. Attention to detail, strong communication skills, and the ability to work multiple tasks simultaneously are required. Ability to foster communication, customer service, and teamwork is a must. You will also have the opportunity to work on agency-level products and participate in Intelligence Community forums with other People Analytics teams across the enterprise.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
4

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Designated or Random Drug Testing required.
  • Security Investigation


SPECIAL INFO:
As a condition of employment at NGA, persons being considered for employment must meet NGA fitness for employment standards.

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

Qualifications

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 experience independently applying quantitative and qualitative data analysis skills and techniques in order to analyze issues and data, identify problems and formulate data driven solutions. 2. Demonstrated experience applying advanced analytic capabilities to derive insights from a combination of unstructured, semi-structured, and structured data. 3. Demonstrated knowledge of human capital policies, processes, and programs such as recruitment and hiring, assignments, performance management, workforce planning, etc. 4. Demonstrated experience effectively consulting and communicating complex information in writing and verbally, to technical and non-technical audiences at all hierarchical levels.

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

1. Proven ability to multi-task a variety of incongruent tasks and effectively perform in a constantly changing environment. 2. Ability to use statistical/data analytical software (R, SQL Server Management Studio, Cognos, Tableau and/or Python) to conduct and visualize quantitative analysis. 3. Demonstrated expertise in data analytics and algorithm development supporting the integration of data into analytic products and/or self-service data views. 4. Master's Degree in business analytics, decision analytics, statistics, psychology, data science, or computational social science.

Education

Additional information

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Applicants are not required to submit a cover letter. The entire cover letter cannot exceed the specified limits provided in the Cover Letter field (3,000 characters). Pages exceeding this limit will not be considered. THE COVER LETTER IS RECOMMENDED BUT IS NOT REQUIRED FOR EMPLOYMENT CONSIDERATION WITH THE NATIONAL GEOSPATIAL-INTELLIGENCE AGENCY.

APPLICANT EVALUATION PROCESS: Applicants will be evaluated for this job opportunity in three stages: 1) All applicants will be evaluated using the Mandatory Qualification Criteria, 2) Qualified applicants will then be evaluated by an expert or panel of experts using a combination of qualification criteria to determine the best-qualified candidates, 3) Best-qualified applicants may then be further evaluated through an interview process. Military retiree applicants, if selected, may be impacted by the 180-day appointment restrictions of DODI 1402.01. HD personnel will provide additional information if applicable. Applicants are encouraged to carefully review the Assignment Description, Additional Information Provided By the Selecting Official, and the Qualification Requirements; and then construct their resumes to highlight their most relevant and significant experience and education for this job opportunity. This description should include examples that detail the level and complexity of the performed work. Applicants are encouraged to provide any education information referenced in the announcement. If education is listed as a mandatory requirement, only degrees obtained from an institution accredited by an accrediting organization recognized by the Secretary, US Department of Education will be accepted. As a condition of employment at NGA, persons being considered for employment must meet NGA fitness for employment standards. In accordance with section 9902(h) of title 5, United States Code, annuitants reemployed in the Department of Defense shall receive full annuity and salary upon appointment. They shall not be eligible for retirement contributions, participation in the Thrift Savings Plan, or a supplemental or redetermined annuity for the reemployment period. Discontinued service retirement annuitants (i.e., retired under section 8336(d)(1) or 8414(b)(1)(A) of title 5, United States Code) appointed to the Department of Defense may elect to be subject to retirement provisions of the new appointment as appropriate. (See DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 300, at http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives.) All candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, disability, or sexual orientation. NGA provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applications will only be accepted online. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify us at recruitment@nga.mil. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Sensitive Compartmented Information

Drug test required
Yes

Required Documents

None

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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