Management Analyst

Washington, D.C
Jul 25, 2021
Jul 31, 2021
Full Time


This position is located in the Department of Administrative Services (DAS), Finance and Procurement Office (FPO), Financial Data & Controls Division, (FDCD), Data Management and Governance Branch (DMGB).
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The incumbent of this position will report to the Chief of the Data Management & Governance Branch and will serve as a data analytic specialist. The incumbent will be a hands-on, delivery-focused professional responsible for identifying, developing, and carrying out data analysis and data analytics efforts, to help turn data into information that can be used for better and data-driven business decisions.

Specific duties of the position include, but are not limited to:
  • Leading the development of a financial data analytics capability from the ground up, to include descriptive, predictive, diagnostic, and prescriptive analytics, by applying proven best practices tailored for the judiciary and the finance and accounting domain;
  • Conducting analysis using software and/or programming languages such as SQL, Tableau, Power BI, Excel, and Business Objects to explore/group data to predict outcomes and inform decisions;
  • Translating the results of analyses into clear, actionable, non-technical communications that can be utilized by senior agency leaders to make informed, data-driven decisions regarding standards, policies, and rules related to financial data, systems, and documentation;
  • Deriving meaning from data that is stored within large complex, unstructured, and disparate datasets. This involves monitoring data flows and stored datasets to suggest improvements to data collection processes and ingestion mechanisms;
  • Developing, maintaining, and reporting on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to help measure the effectiveness of business decisions based on the output of data analytics activities;
  • Routinely consulting with project team members and stakeholders to identify the appropriate data, methodological approach, and design for visual content;
  • Using analytic software to programmatically prepare data for analysis and to identify imperfect data such as imputation of missing values;
  • Transforming, improving, and integrating data to meet project goals, including combining data from multiple sources utilizing tools such as Tableau or Power BI to create compelling visual content such as charts, maps, and graphs;
  • Analyzing financial datasets and recommending improvements to upstream processes and procedures to improve data quality;
  • Establishing advanced dynamic dashboards using Power BI and/or Tableau to fulfill business requirements and meet specific project demands;
  • Communicating, collaborating, and coordinating with information technology staff to test and incorporate new data sources as they become available;
  • Assisting with the implementation of FPO's data strategy through the identification and implementation of data standards, rules, policies, and procedures regarding financial data; and
  • Providing recommendations to align data management and internal controls to help integrate the work of the two branches.

  • Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    Promotion Potential


    Conditions of Employment

  • All information is subject to verification. Applicants are advised that false answers or omissions of information on application materials or inability to meet the following conditions may be grounds for non-selection, withdrawal of an offer of employment, or dismissal after being employed.
  • Selection for this position is contingent upon completion of OF-306, Declaration of Federal Employment during the pre-employment process and proof of U.S. citizenship for competitive status positions or conversion to a competitive status position with the Administrative Office of the US Courts. In instances where non-citizens are considered for hire into temporary or any other position with non-competitive status or when it is confirmed by the AO's Human Resources Office that there are no qualified U.S. citizens for a competitive status position (unless prohibited by a law or statue), non-citizens must provide proof of authorization to work in the United States and proof of entitlement to receive compensation. Additional information on the employment of non-citizens can be found at . For a list of documents that may be used to provide proof of citizenship or authorization to work in the United States, please refer to Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification .
  • All new AO employees will be required to complete an FBI fingerprint-based national criminal database and records check and pass a public trust suitability check.
  • All new AO employees must identify a financial institution for direct deposit of pay before appointment.
  • You will be required to serve a trial period if selected for a first-time appointment to the Federal government, transferring from another Federal agency, or serving as a first-time supervisor. Failure to successfully complete the trial period may result in termination of employment.
  • If appointed to a temporary position, management may have the discretion of converting the position to permanent depending upon funding and staffing allocation.
  • Relocation expenses may be provided, but only if authorized by the Director of the AO.

  • Qualifications

    Applicants must have demonstrated experience as listed below. This requirement is according to the AO Classification, Compensation, and Recruitment Systems which include interpretive guidance and reference to the OPM Operating Manual for Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions.

    Specialized Experience : Applicants must have one full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience which is in or directly related to the line of work of this position. Specialized experience is demonstrated hands-on expertise with the development, enhancement, and maintenance of dynamic and static data dashboards using Power BI and/or Tableau to fulfill business and project-related requirements.

    Ideal Candidate:
    Must possess superior written and oral communication skills with an emphasis on translating technical information to non-technical audiences.


    This position does not require education to qualify.

    Additional information

    The AO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

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

    We will review your resume and supporting documentation and compare this information to your responses on the occupational questionnaire to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for this job. If you meet the minimum qualifications for this job, we will evaluate your application package, to assess the quality, depth, and complexity of your accomplishments, experience, and education as they relate to the requirements listed in this vacancy announcement.

    You should be aware that your ratings are subject to evaluation and verification. If a determination is made that you have rated yourself higher than is supported by your resume and/or narrative responses, you will be assigned a rating commensurate to your described experience. Failure to submit the mandatory narrative responses will result in not receiving full consideration and/or rating credit. Deliberate attempts to falsify information may be grounds for not selecting you, withdrawing an offer of employment, or dismissal after being employed.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Not Required

    Drug test required

    Required Documents

    For this job announcement the following documents and/or information are required:
    • Resume - Any written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications.
    • Citizenship - Include country of citizenship on resume.
    • Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) - All applicants outside of the AO must submit a copy of your latest SF-50 to verify current or former Federal employment status.
    • Veterans Preference documentation - Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214), if applicable Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference (SF-15) and an official statement, dated 1991 or later, from the Department of Veterans Affairs or from a branch of the Armed Forces, certifying to the veteran's present receipt of compensation.

    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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