Data Analyst

Lorton, Virginia
Apr 16, 2021
May 20, 2021
Full Time

The Data Analyst shall perform formal system testing activities for a project or subset of a larger project.

  • Perform analysis of documented user requirements.
  • Direct or assist in the design of test plans in support of user requirements for moderately complex to complex software or IT systems.
  • Participate in all phases of risk management assessment and software/hardware development.
  • Assist the evaluator in identifying the relevant data elements, defining the data elements within a data dictionary, and relating the data elements in a data model.
  • Document how data is to be aggregated, organized, and calculated via a data schema, and ensure the data schema will be followed during OT events.
  • Analyze expected test data, determining appropriate test data elements, and determining how test data will be used to create information used in evaluation reporting.
  • Advise team members on specific findings and recommend appropriate courses of action.
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Bachelor's degree (or higher-level degree). Degree can be substituted for 4 additional years of related work experience.
  • 5+ years' experience in data analysis for test and evaluation, to include Agile-developed software intensive or networked systems, support DHS Operational Test Agent services to DHS or one of the component agencies, and have relevant experience supporting T&E of software systems.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • Ability to obtain a Level I DHS T&E certification or equivalency as per DHS Policy 064-04-004 and current course standards within 6 months of hire.
  • DHS background investigation and clearance are required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to meet DHA security requirements.
  • Possess all skills expected of a Data Analyst by the LSOTA Operating Instruction.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data.
  • Possess strong time management skills and ability to multitask.
  • Ability to provide continual attention to detail in composing required reporting.
  • Ability to establish priorities and meet established deadlines.
  • Working knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, database, and presentation software (Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook).
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills required: ability to interact with all levels of staff, government personnel, management, and customers.
  • Ability to travel up to 20% as required.

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